Audi has introduced its the all-new A6 sedan in the Detroit Automobile Show. In spite of se6veral shapely attempts, Audi has never ever manufactured a main dent in the worldwide midsize luxury sedan market place, but the German car maker hopes that its re-designed 2012 design will reverse its fortunes.

Audi didn’t announces any U.S. A6 specifications, but the international lineup is set to consist of two gas engines and 3 diesel alternatives, ranging from 177 hp to 300. A 2.0 Liter diesel is portion of the mix, which Audi says will deliver 48mpg U.S. The range-topping mill will be the Audi’s supercharged three.0L V6.

Other global markets will get six-speed guide and CVT gearboxes, but NA purchasers will most likely only obtain a 7-speed dual-clutch automated transmission that Audi states has been significantly reengineered.

The new 2012 A6 doesn’t just search like its more substantial Audi A8 sibling. Light-weight aluminum components make up 20 percent of the A6’s physique, which means the 2.0-L TDI design weighs just 3472 lbs. Seem for V6-driven all-wheel-push North American models to add a number of hundred lbs to that determine, nonetheless.

Incredibly sleek, the A6 attributes a paneled underground to immediate airflow beneath the motor vehicle, resulting in very reduced .26 Cd in spite of an upright front fascia developed to meet European pedestrian people safety expectations.

The A6 is truly somewhat shorter and decrease than the outgoing design even with a lengthier wheelbase. As these kinds of, it boasts particularly short front and rear overhangs. An accessible S-Line deal will include a unique body kit and distinctive alloy wheels. Audi says that the European product will be readily available in twelve paint schemes, sorting from typical grays and silvers to pearl-result Garnet Red.

LED headlamps with daytime operating strip would be optional in some national markets but probably common in North The us. Within, the A6 again attracts seriously from its sibling & it does not deviate too much – at least in phrases of its overall concept – from the outgoing model. A wrap-close to dashboard is mated towards the driver & upscale supplies abound, like actual metal trim and significant use of matte-complete wood inlays in particular types.

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