Audi India has launched its first all-new product in a long time. The 2019 Audi A6 is the 5th generation model and is bigger than its predecessor. There are five colour options available and bookings start from today. An Audi official said that they were looking for a delivery time frame from today. The A6 is made here at the company’s Aurangabad plant. The Audi A6 price in India is Rs 54.20 lakh, ex-showroom. There are two trims on offer – Premium Plus and Technology. The latter is priced at Rs 56.20 lakh.
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This is Audi’s first locally made engine that is BS-VI compliant. The 2.0-litre turbo petrol produces 247PS and 370Nm. The engine is a 4-cylinder unit and features cylinder deactivation tech. Audi has paired this motor with a 7-speed automatic transmission. There are also paddle shifters behind the wheel. Audi claims a fuel efficiency of 14.1kmpl while the 0-100kmph time is 6.8s and top speed is 250kmph.
Outside, the wide grille is very much apparent while the new LED headlights too look good. Audi has given a set of demure 18-inch alloy wheels with the A6. At the rear, there is a new interlay of LED light elements and faux diffusers.
Inside, there is faux leather, veneer wood trim as well as brushed aluminium. The cabin reeks of quality. There is a digital cockpit and twin touchscreen systems. One controls the music and other related details while the other handles the aircon as well as drive mode selection. There are five drive modes – dynamic, sport, eco and so on.
As far as safety is concerned, lane departure warning, eight airbags and more are standard. For comfort, air suspension has been given and is adjustable too. The 2019 Audi A6 competes with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Volvo S90 and Jaguar XF.