Audi Upgrades the A6
INGOLSTADT, GERMANY – Audi has again upgraded its luxury class A6 model.Efficient engines have been added to the drive-train lineup, with innovativetechnologies cutting fuel consumption by about 15 percent across the wholemodel range. An improved suspension and new high-tech assistance system givethe driver even greater control over the car. And the new-generation MMIcontrol system is out-performing itself. The revamped A6 will be launched inthe German market in late summer, according to www.vwvortex.com.
In 2007, Audi sold about 234,000 units, giving the A6a 37 percent market share among its core competitors. Most of the A6s sold wereequipped with six- or eight-cylinder engines, permanent 4x4 quattro, and aluxury assortment of optional equipment. Its design is emphasized by a range ofbold new accents, perfectly articulating the A6’s strong personality. Thesingle-frame grill, bumpers, air vents and fog lights have all gotten afacelift.
The optionally-available xenon plus, LED daytimerunning lights have been redesigned as horizontal strips with 6 LEDs each.Other options include Audi adaptive light, a dynamic cornering light system,and the high-beam assistant that automatically switches between the high andlow beam.