The Ingolstadt’s wagon comes at public as planned: no style revolutions and a well-proven design which continues to please customers. The 2011 Audi A6 Avant will come on the market in September, with 70 kg less, the same size but with a new engines range.
DESIGN: the sporty aesthetic of this car is aiming to capture customers attention with the streamlined lines and especially those curving the roof down. The Audi A6 Avant is 4.93 meters long, 1.46 high, 1.87 wide while the wheelbase increased at 2.91 meters, its body is made of aluminum for 20% (-30 kg) and this with other minor changes allow the car to be up to 70 kg lighter than previous generation. Clearly, these values have helped to cut power consumption (up to 18%) while the load volume reached 565 liters with standard conditions and 1,680 liters with the rear seat backs down.
ENGINES: The A6 Avant features six engines: the four-cylinder 2.0 TDI with 177 hp and five V6. Petrol engines are a 2.8 FSI (204 hp) and the 3.0 TFSI (300 hp). Among diesel engines and in addition to the 2.0 TDI above mentioned , including the 3.0 TDI by 204, 245 and the new 313 hp combined to the bi-turbo and Tiptronic transmission. All 6-cylinder models features four-wheel drive.
PRICES: The new Audi A6 Avant will debut in September with prices starting at about € 43,500 of the entry-level 2.0 TDI 177 hp with manual transmission, up to € 57,000 of the top range 3.0 TFSI 300 hp and dual-clutch gearbox. The 3.0 TDI 204 hp with front-wheel drive will cost an average of 47,700 with the chance of adding four-wheel drive and S tronic at € 3,150 .