ABT Sportsline Has Its Way With the A6 allroad

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48687"] words: Bill, photos: ABT America While we've been waiting for the RS 6 Avant to hit our shores, the A6 allroad crossed over our border months ago. For those who long for the super Avant but sadly can't afford one, the C8 allroad is a pretty darn good Avant and now ABT Sportsline has made it a damn good one. Everyone is looking for power and the ABT Engine Control will increase the 3.0T V6 from 335hp and 360 lb-ft up to 419hp and 405 lb-ft...

2020 Audi A6 allroad Named a 2020 IIHS ‘Top Safety Pick+’

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47499"] source: Audi of America 2020 A6 allroad was named a 2020 IIHS “Top Safety Pick+”, the highest rating awarded by the nonprofit organization A6 allroad offers a comprehensive suite of standard and available driver assistance systems, innovative connectivity features and benchmark infotainment The 2020 Audi A6 allroad has been named an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) 2020 “Top Safety Pick+,” the highest rating awarded...

New Audi MMI Infotainment Technologies to Offer Richer Entertainment Experience, Faster Processing Power and Greater Functionality

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47188"] source: Audi of America Anticipated introduction starting this fall for most 2021 Audi vehicles Audi to introduce its first vehicles with SiriusXM with 360L, including customizable settings and more than 10,000 hours of new content myAudi app adds digital marketplace for purchase of Audi connect® plans and future offerings Audi of America today announced a host of new Generation 3 infotainment technologies expected to arrive in most 20...

Audi of America Announces Full 2021 Model Year Updates

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47102"] source: Audi of America Enhanced standard equipment offerings across full 2021 model line Additional personalization options with interior and exterior design updates, more package and trim options Driver assistance systems and technology updates include adaptive cruise assist, integrated toll module, and top view camera system, now available on more models Audi of America announced today its lineup for the 2021 model year, including fu...

Audi Full-Size Station Wagon Now as a Plug-In Hybrid: The New A6 Avant TFSI e quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46738"] source: Audi AG 2.0 TFSI engine and quattro drive; system output: 270 kW (367 PS) Up to 51 kilometers (31.7 mi) of electric range in accordance with WLTP Eligible for a 50 percent company car tax reduction in Germany Beautiful station wagons are called Avant – and are now also electrically driven and have zero local emissions. Following the A6 Sedan, the Audi full-size station wagon is now entering the market as...

Join Audi Australia On A Four Hour Cruise

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45415"] words: Bill, source: Audi Australia Depending on the restrictions in your locality, going out for a drive may not be deemed 'essential' but it's a fact (that I just made up) that going for a drive clears one's mind of stress and brings feelings of euphoria. Audi Australia feels the same way so they teamed up with We Are Social Australia to create 'The Drive', a four hour long video that allows homebound viewers to cruise through the Austr...

Quality Has Four Rings and Four Letters: Audi

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45329"] source: Audi AG The big winner in the Auto Bild “Best Brands in All Classes” reader survey Audi wins seven out of 14 categories in the quality rankings Two additional individual victories and two overall class victories round out the results Quality has a name: Audi. This has been confirmed once more by the Auto Bild “Best Brands in All Classes” reader survey. The brand with the Four Rings won seven out of...

2020 Audi A6 Named IIHS ‘Top Safety Pick+,’ Audi A7 and Audi Q8 Named ‘Top Safety Picks’

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44058"] source: Audi of America 2020 Audi A6 receives highest rating awarded by the nonprofit organization 2020 Audi A7 and Audi Q8 named IIHS "Top Safety Picks" when equipped with available LED Matrix-design headlights with high-beam assist All three models offer comprehensive suite of standard and available driver assistance systems, innovative connectivity features and benchmark infotainment The 2020 Audi A6 has been named an Ins...

2020 Audi A6 allroad Configurator Is Live On AudiUSA.com

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40727"] words: Bill, photos: Audi of America Everyone is anticipating the arrival of the RS 6 Avant to the North American market but did you know the A6 allroad is also coming? Of course you did and for those who are looking to purchase one,  the configurator is now live on audiusa.com. How will you build yours? [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40714"]

New Sleigh, Who Dis? 2020 Audi A6 allroad Arrives In Time For The Holiday Season

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40232"] source: Audi of America 2020 A6 allroad arrives stateside in time to haul presents and gather the family High versatility and maximum comfort with enhanced capabilities on and off paved roads, enabled by standard adaptive air suspension Benchmark infotainment, full suite of standard and available driver assistance systems Whether making first tracks on the ski hill, arriving at the theatre, or transporting out of town guests, the 2020 A...

Electrifying Full-Size Sedan: The Audi A6 55 TFSI e quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36915"] source: Audi AG Presales for the hybrid sedan start in Germany 2.0 TFSI combined with a 105 kW-powerful electric motor and quattro drive as standard System output of 270 kW (367 PS), electric range of up to 53 kilometers (32.9 mi) Predictive operating strategy for maximum efficiency and many trips using electric power Audi is expanding its portfolio of electrified models consistently: Five powerful cars with ...

Awards For Audi Since August 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36726"] source: Audi AG auto motor und sport: Audi wins for design and connectivity Audi took away two category victories in the “Autonis” competition where readers of the renowned automotive magazine auto motor und sport rate the best new car designs. The A1 claimed victory in the Compact Car category, attracting 24.2 percent of the votes; the A6 Avant (34.2 percent) won in the Full-Size category. The readers’ choice 2019 was the 15th...

Find of the Day: Audi C5 allroad AKA The Beast

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36643"] words: Bill, photos: Tuan Pham Word came out yesterday that the 2020 Audi A6 allroad will make its way to U.S. shores and one of its 1st appearances will be at the exclusive Audi Club Nationals 2019 event (there's still time to sign up for the Audi Oktober Concours & Tech Talk on Saturday Oct 19th to see the A6 allroad and meet Tom Kristensen). Naturally with this news, I decided to see what OG allroad was out there for sale. The last...

The Wait Is Over: Audi A6 allroad Returns To The U.S. In 2020 Poised For Every Possibility

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="36580"] source: Audi of America All-new Audi A6 allroad returns following its original introduction in 2000 Offers high versatility and maximum comfort with enhanced capabilities on and off-road enabled by adaptive air suspension Limited Anniversary Edition offers exterior design elements and exclusive Gavial Green exterior color is available in celebration of original allroad Following the success and enthusiast fanfare of past ...

ABT Sportsline – More Power for “Big Three” with 3.0 TFSI: 408 hp for A6, A7 and Q8

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35055"] source: ABT Sportsline Audi A6, A7 and Q8: three characteristically different premium cars, each available with the 3.0 TFSI engine, delivering 340 hp (250 kW) as standard. That all sounds rather appealing, but ABT Sportsline boosts the turbo-charged trio beyond the 400 hp mark, now. This is made possible by the performance upgrade ABT Power, which is based on the high-tech control unit ABT Engine Control (AEC). To quote speci...

Audi of America Announces Full 2020 Model Year Updates

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32937"] source: Audi of America Increased standard equipment and full model line improvements in 2020 Additional personalization offered through interior and exterior design updates, more package and trim options Driver assistance systems including side assist, cross traffic assist and high-beam assist, now available on more models Audi of America announced today its lineup for the 2020 model year, including full-line pricing, ve...

The Great White North Is Getting A Vehicle That Can Travel The Great White North From End To End

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32569"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Canada You can feel the excitement in the air...the anticipation...the potential for disappointment. Audi USA has been teasing us with #WeVantAvants social media blitz for the last several days including this video: [embed]https://youtu.be/WbPkiOYg860[/embed] So what does all this mean? Will we finally see another Avant reaching the States soon? Today is the day...or so the internet tells me (& the end of the...

2019 Audi A6 2.0-Liter TFSI® Delivers Greater Value to Brand’s Mid-Size Sedan Segment

source: Audi of America New four-cylinder engine delivers 248 horsepower/273 lb-ft of torque All A6 models now standard equipped with quattro® all-wheel drive Setting a segment standard with connectivity services, MMI navigation and Audi smartphone interface standard on all models HERNDON – Audi today announced the new 2.0-liter TFSI® four-cylinder engine will now be offered on 2019 Audi A6 models. The A6 with 2.0-liter is a more accessible entry to the premium mid-size sedan segment, off...

Audi Receives Most “Good” IIHS Ratings of Any Manufacturer for Ease of Using LATCH Hardware on Child Restraint Systems

source: Audi of America Ten 2019 Audi models received “Good+” to “Acceptable” ratings across model line up 2019 Audi Q7 received highest “Good+” rating Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) measures ease of use of lower anchors and tethers for children (LATCH) hardware on child restraint systems HERNDON – Ten 2019 Audi models have been positively rated by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for their ease of using lower anchors and tethers fo...

20 Years of A6 Avant with Offroad Qualities: The New Audi A6 allroad quattro

source: Audi AG New generation with striking design, extensive equipment packages and excellent off-road capabilities Versatility coupled with a distinctive look and premium equipment Powerful V6 TDI engines, adaptive air suspension with up to 60 millimeters (2.4 in) of variable ground clearance and hill descent control as standard 20 years after its debut, the fourth generation of the Audi A6 allroad quattro is being launched. With the standard all-wheel drive, adaptive air suspension and...