When we talk about executive cars, first association related to A6 made by the German manufacturer. This well-known luxury car brings some updates for 2017 model year although the fourth generation received bigger changes in the last model year. If you take a better look at configuration you can see the similarity with Audi A7, but it’s not all, it shares individual components with models from whole A-line. Further, glance in the chronology shows key items you can see that production has started in 1994. Very soon customers might expect a new generation of this model which is based on Audi 100 as the predecessor. What 2017 Audi A6 can offer?
First of all, it provides power plant with higher output values. On the other hand, provides more comfortable seats in the cabin. Potential customers can select between sedan and wagon body style, however, carmaker gives best features for both versions.
2017 Audi A6 – Exterior
Strong sheet metal covers body structure which will be built on the MLB platform by Volkswagen Group. What do you expect from this structure? For the start, longitudinal front-engine layout in combination with lightweight material delivers excellent performances. Exterior seems very closely to the previous model with a few minor changes. Prologue concept continues with own impact in the new version and adds tweaked elements. For US market especially, we can confirm brand-new bumpers, wheels, and extended color palette. Last year Audi A6 has undergone changes on the front fascia, we already saw hexagonal grille and new shape LED lights up-to-date. New 2017 Audi A6 sedan belong the group of luxury cars which uses business people, families and fans of Audi brand.
2017 Audi A6 – Interior
Broad cabin reminds on the apartment from the exclusive hotels with comfortable seats which are covered with leather. The distance between rows allow enough space for occupants in the back, because of that 2017 Audi A6 achieves better conditions from competition. Furthermore, trunk space has grown with 14.1 cubic feet more, what is enough for each member of the family. That isn’t all; smart technology package includes Google Earth maps, Bluetooth audio streaming, Audi’s MMI interface, Bose sound system and much more. If you select advanced Premium Plus package then you receive additional apps and functions.
2017 Audi A6 – Specification
2017 Audi A6 runs a range of power plants, but diesel options are definitely thrown out from the specification. At this moment you can lean on two different power plants such as 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 and 3.0-liter V6 that produces 306 horsepower. Don’t forget S-line version which is fed white powerful engines like a V8 power plant. All items comes with seven and eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission which forwards torque to the front wheels or all four wheels. Gas mileage reaches 35 mpg highway or 28 mpg combined according to EPA rating. Telescope steering wheel integrated with perfect mechanical components provides new driving experience.
2017 Audi A6 – Safety
Safety package for 2016 gives best marks. IIHS awarded Top Safety Pick + for that. Certainly, we can claim that is one of the safeties sedans in the world. Even better prognosis comes for 2017 Audi A6. This may mean that you will see new things in a safety package. Some of the standard features are Blind-spot monitors, a rearview camera, night-vision system, adaptive cruise, Pre Sense etc.
2017 Audi A6 – Release Date
The new version will be launched in the first quarter in 2017, while price jump is expected compared with the previous model.