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Old 24th April 2009, 14:16   #1
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Default New Audi A6 Launched!

Audi has launched the latest A6 Model, This seems to be the great move from big German automobile giant.

War amongst the E segment will further burn up as the "Jaguar XF" and "New E Class" expected soon.

Engine Variants:

The new A6 comes with four engine variants
Petrol engines - 3.0 TFSI, 2.8 FSI
Diesel engines - 3.0 TDI, 2.7 TDI

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• The world’s most successful business sedan in new design
• New generation engine - 3.0 Turbo FSI; higher performance
and efficiency for whole engine range
• Available at Audi dealerships from May 4th, 2009 onwards


Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer, announced today the launch of the new Audi A6, the world’s most successful business sedan, in India. The new design of the Audi A6 emphasizes the cars strong personality; the latest engine generation including the new turbo engine 3.0 TFSI equips the model with more power and highest efficiency. The new Audi A6 with four engine variants - 3.0 TFSI, 2.8 FSI, 3.0 TDI, 2.7 TDI - will be available at the Audi dealerships across India from May 4th, 2009 onwards.

Mr. Benoit Tiers, Managing Director Audi India, stresses: “The Audi A6 is the most successful business sedan worldwide and one of our main contributors to our achievement in the Indian market. The new Audi A6 with its thrilling design, powerful engines and its combination of dynamic performance and lower fuel consumption is an example of Audi’s successful efficiency strategy and embodies our philosophy of ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’. We believe the new Audi A6 will be one of the key players in the Indian luxury car market.” “India has been a significant growth driver for Audi and will be the car market of the future. In 2009 Audi celebrates 100 years of the brand and the launch of the new Audi A6 is Audi’s continued commitment to the Indian market to offer luxury cars with superior technology, thrilling design and high performance to provide an unforgettable experience to our customers,” added Benoit Tiers.

The design of the new Audi A6 is emphasized by a range of bold new accents, perfectly articulating the cars strong personality. The single-frame grill, bumpers, air vents and fog lights have all gotten a facelift. In the standard xenon plus, LED daytime running lights have been redesigned as horizontal strips with six LEDs each.

The new Audi A6 enters the Indian market with a higher equipment level than the predecessor and the well-known advanced Audi Multi Media Interface system, the MMI, which has been setting news standard for perfectly controlling any function of the car. The instrument panel uses new higher-resolution graphics; and a new frame better accentuates the display.

The new Audi A6’s spacious interior with its clean and elegant contours and perfect craftsmanship is characteristic of this luxury brand. The rear seats have been re-defined and became far more comfortable and a package of elaborate features makes sure the noise level is cut by almost half.

The new Audi A6 starts at 38,57,000 INR (ex-showroom Mumbai) and offers a choice of four engines - 3.0 TFSI, 2.8 FSI, 3.0 TDI, 2.7 TDI - and six exciting colors: Aventurin Blue, Dakar Beige, Ice Silver and Oyster Grey are the new additions to the color range of the Audi A6 besides the successful Phantom Black and Ibis White.

The new Audi A6 will be available along with the entire Audi model range comprising the Audi A8, Audi Q7, Audi A4, Audi TT and the super sports car Audi R8 from May 4th, 2009 onwards at 12 dealerships across the country: Delhi, Gurgaon, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Ludhiana, Chennai, Kochi and Kolkata.
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AUDI AG develops and produces luxury cars and sold worldwide a total of 1,003,000 cars in 2008 and thus achieved its thirteenth consecutive record year.

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Old 24th April 2009, 14:30   #2
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Nice & healthy competition is just started,

Any pics available???
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Any pics available???
Pardon my ignorance I thought A6 existed, & therefore, when I saw the black one parked outside the dept. store here in CPH last weekend I did not click any pics. Although I was telling my mate from a li'l distance that hey look there's an Audi A8. Only upon reaching the rear of the vehicle and seeing the A6 badge realised I wasn't right. It did occur to me that I haven't seen any Audi sedans so long in length (other than A8) & curvaceous but dismissed it thinking it to be my ignorance
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Here are the photos from the press kit.
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Isn't Audi using supercharging instead of turbos for current cars?
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The LED treatment on the front of the car makes it look like it has tears in its eyes! Don't much care for it. Looks better on the A4 / TT / R8.
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The front looks distinctive.Does anybody else think Audi is overdoing this LED teatment thing?It will soon lose its novelty value.
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The LED treatment on the front of the car makes it look like it has tears in its eyes! Don't much care for it. Looks better on the A4 / TT / R8.
I agree.Looks killer on the a4 and the r8.Somehow it doesnt seem to blend well in this.Soon every modified car will get this just like BMW's corona rings(Angel eyes).I had seen many modded cars in Dubai with leds in their headlight assembly!Some had more than required!

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Following their sister firm Audi, Skoda has also integrated LED's into their new Laura.

See near the Fog lamps in the attached file!
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This looks more of a facelift than a new model. Guess Audi is giving all the cars the LED treatment.
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this IS a facelift of the current model with a new supercharged 3.0 FSI engine (T in the TFSI is misleading-it stands for turbokompressor) producing 290 bhp replacing the 3.2 version.

rest all the 3 engines are same.
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the LED lights are not a gimmick or just for style sake. they are the daytime running lights. DRLs. they are used in other countries. as they have to face with bad visibility. (bad weather). so its serious stuff. and they look so kewl
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Yes in few of the countries in Europe it is mandatory to use lights even in the day time.
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Yes in few of the countries in Europe it is mandatory to use lights even in the day time.
Yes that is true as it improves the visibility of the car to other cars and pedestrians.

little off topic from AUDI A6:
Few weeks back a cop had stopped my driver in Faridabad as he had his headlamps on in day time. The cop said it was illegal to keep headlamps on in daytime . I don't think there is any law which says you cannot keep headlamps on in day time.
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Yes that is true as it improves the visibility of the car to other cars and pedestrians.

little off topic from AUDI A6:
Few weeks back a cop had stopped my driver in Faridabad as he had his headlamps on in day time. The cop said it was illegal to keep headlamps on in daytime . I don't think there is any law which says you cannot keep headlamps on in day time.
Our Cops hardly know anything about Law , what they know is how much they have paid to be on that post and how easily and fastly can he recover that from us.
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