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New-gen Audi A6 spied testing in India

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28 Sep 2018 10:48:26 IST

The new-gen Audi A6 that made its global debut at the Geneva Motor Show this year has been caught testing in India. The new-gen Audi A6 is based on an all-new platform that has made it lighter and in turn more efficient than the previous version. From the images it can be seen that the new-gen Audi A6 takes inspiration from the A7 and the more premium A8. The dimensions of the eight-gen Audi A6 have grown byby 7 mm to 4.94 meters long, by 12mm to 1.89 meters wide and by 2 mm to 1.46 meters high. The 2019 Audi A6 comes with a wider and lower positioned singleframe grille paired with a flatter headlight design and contoured air inlets. We believe Audi India might launch the A6 sometime next year which will make it rival the likes of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the BMW 5 Series.

The 2019 Audi A6 has grown in dimensions. Expected to launch in India in mid-2019

In terms of design, the 2019 Audi A6 getsa taut roofline that flows into the steeply raked C-pillars. The rear gets a chrome strip that connects the two lights, similar to that seen on the new-gen BMW 7 Series. Audi will be offering a choice of 14 different colours on the A6.Inaddition to the basic version, customers have a choice of the sport and design trim lines aswell as the S line exterior package. Inside, the Audi A6 sports asleek instrument panel with a black-panel design.The centerconsole and the two MMI touch response displays are angled slightly toward the driver.The A6 features a full range of navigation, infotainment and Audi connect offerings.With each profile, up to seven drivers can individuallystore around 400 preferred settings. The natural-language voice control responds tooperating commands and questions on the basis of data stored onboard. The top-of-the-line version, the Bang & Olufsen AdvancedSound System, also delivers 3D sound to the rear.

2019 Audi A6 features a48V mildhybrid system

All available engines in the new A6 are fitted witha mild hybrid system. Audi mentions thatA belt alternator starter (BAS) works together with a lithium-ion battery with 10 Ah capacity. In combination with the six-cylinder engines, a 48V mildhybrid system is used.The 2019 Audi A6 will be available with threeV6 engines. Four-cylinder engines as TFSI and TDI will be added in the portfolio at a later date.

Spied image source: Thrust Zone

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