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Audi has left nothing untouched in the newly redesigned Audi A6, from the
exterior's classic, yet contemporary appearance to a variety of powertrain
options that include the award-winning 2.0 TFSI and 3.0 TFSI engines.
Impressive performance and efficiency contribute to the overall appeal of the
all-new 2012 A6, as does the exterior. The extended wheelbase shortens overhangs
to give the Audi A6 a more performance-oriented look while delivering improved
ride quality and interior space. High-efficiency diode lasers are used to weld
the roof to the side panel frame structure yielding a sleek "zero joint" seam.
The Audi A6 exterior exhibits strength and agility, with its sloped roofline
that provides exceptional aerodynamics and sporty driving characteristics.
Attention to detail in materials, fit and finish has resulted in a cabin
that is truly a respite from mediocrity. The spacious, driver-oriented cockpit
of the new Audi A6 offers luxurious comfort and practical convenience, while
remaining modern and understated. Rounding out the interior are innovative
technologies designed to assist drivers, such as available Audi MMI, Google
Earth combined with Google Local Search, Wi-Fi hot spot for up to eight devices
and the ability to find the lowest gas prices or view weather forecasts. In
addition, the combination of the Wi-Fi connection and Bluetooth audio streaming
allows for seamless Internet radio and audio file streaming.
and control are enhanced through the use of advanced technologies and materials,
including Audi quattro, ESC, and extensive use of lightweight aluminum in the
suspension for superior handling. Night vision assistant, head-up display, and
lane assist technologies are also available.
Like all Audi vehicles,
safety is a top priority in the new A6, which features Audi pre sense plus, a
system that initiates protective measures if an imminent collision is detected.
Should a head-on collision occur, energy-absorbing structural cross members in
the front of the vehicle direct energy to two longitudinal members that deform
in a controlled manner. Audi has used extensive data from its Audi Accident
Research Unit to put the A6 though 4,000 crash simulations to ensure that every
component of the vehicle was designed and manufactured to the company's exacting
The all-new 2012 Audi A6 represents the core of the Audi
luxury sport sedan lineup. It features lightweight construction, with a muscular
exterior that exudes athleticism and elegance. The interior offers convenience
technologies, such as the Audi MMI system, and materials and appointments that
are best in class. The primary drivetrain is the 3.0T quattro, with a 2.0T FWD
Audi engine mated to a multitronic transmission available.