Audi, the leading manufacturer of luxury vehicles in Germany, has intensified the development of its 2017 model A6 in excess of two years sooner than it is planned to arrive at the dealerships in the United Kingdom. The 2017 Audi A6 is the fifth-generation model in the lineup, which is being designed in a combined program with new editions of the Audi A7 and Audi A8. It is recognized under the inside name C8. All new models of the 2017 A6 share driveline, platform, electrical systems and chassis to perk up economies of scale.
Stylistically, the new model A6 inclines heavily on the Prologue concept sedan of Audi. The impending Audi A7 and Audi A8 are prepared to share a lot of their appearance with the new Audi A6, as well. The German automaker claims that all of its three new models, such as Audi A6, A7, and A8 have been designed to put the spirit of all three into the Audi Prologue, such that each part can be traced to the production sedan.
2017 Audi A6 Changes, Exterior
Through an evolutionary external design, the new A6 is anticipated to get larger in size, as seen with that broader front fascia in the rendering. The expansion is said to be taking place alongside the second generation model, the 2017 Audi A7, and the fourth generation model, the 2018 Audi A8 and both models are expected to be released in the subsequent two years. As all the models of the new A6 would be underpinned by the similar novel driveline, platform, electrical systems and chassis, all will eventually lead to lesser research and development investments and lower manufacturing costs.
The 2017 model A6 will be built on the second generation MLB platform of the Volkswagen Group. The platform, which is popularly called as MLB-Evo, is now used by the 2016 model Audi Q7 and by the fifth generation 2016 model Audi A4. The platform will reportedly integrate the liberal use of lightweight, but physically powerful materials, such as hot-formed high-potency steel, aluminum in addition to carbon fiber. This and other different weight economy measures would lower the overall weight of the 2017 model A6 by about 100 kg (220 pounds).
On the outside, modifications to the front part of the new Audi A6 2017 sedan emphasize horizontality: The new Audi A6 comes with daring contours that enclose the air inlets in the new apron in the front, and struts in high-shine black that divide the side ventilation grilles flat. The side sill and back bumper are as well more angular in shape. A novel diffuser provides the concluding touch to the lower rear part.
By means of the discretionary S line outdoor package, the 2017 A6 models show a new radiator grille with a corpus tinted matt black. The slats are completed in shine chrome. Remarkable chrome struts emphasize the side air inlets. Models with adaptive tour control are decorated with chrome rings, as well.
Two novel daring paint colors, like matador red and Gotland green, introduce new notes to the color assortment of the new Audi A6 car lines. The S models of the new Audi A6 will also be offered with the Gotland green. The Java brown shade previously limited to the Audi A6 all-road version is currently available for the 2017 Audi A6, as well. The new model Audi A6 comes with two innovative wheel designs.
2017 Audi A6 Interior
Inside, there is a recently designed dashboard and an all-fresh control layout. Using the identical touch-screen and improved touchpad Multi Media Interface functions as the subsequent A8, the novel dashboard will support a maximum of three high-definition screens. There is an instrument exhibit at the back the steering wheel, a multimedia exhibit mounted high in the driver’s line of view and a third exhibit lower in the center segment of the dashboard for features, like air conditioning.
An innovative connectivity platform employs the newest in wireless local area network expertise. This will allow incessant information about traffic conditions for the navigation network, in addition to software revisions for the control system.
New Audi A6 2017 interior
Even though the it has the analogous external size to that of the current model, it is claimed to have additional interior space because of its second cohort MLB platform. The novel Sudi sedan has somewhat a longer wheelbase, shorter overhangs, wider tracks, freeing up room both in the front and at the rear. It comes with more luggage volume than that of the current saloon that comes with 530 liters and the current Avant that comes with 565 liters.
Power to the new Audi A6 2017 comes from a range of four-cylinder and six-cylinder TSI gasoline and TDI diesel turbocharged powertrains. The next-generation Audi A6 and, or next-generation Audi RS 6 may even feature powertrains with electric turbochargers. These will be the redesigned versions of the current four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines and they will offer the same power and torque outputs as those used in the new Audi A4. It is reported that this technology will be brought in into the current production versions with the introduction of the supposed Audi SQ7. Without the doubt, there will be a plug-in hybrid alternative, too, perhaps a diesel engine for Europe and a gasoline engine for China and North America. Transmission options would include six-rate manual, seven-rate S Tronic and eight rate Tiptronic systems.
All higher end models come equipped with the V8 engine with the displacement of 3.0 liters and V8 engine with the displacement of 4.0 liters. These 2017 Audi A6 engines are sourced from the Kovomo engine joint speculation between Audi and Porsche.
The automaker also plans a new-fangled range of V6 and V8 diesel engines with electric turbochargers, a technology that Audi will introduce on its future SQ7.
Base price and the date of release
The 2017 Audi A6 release date is expected to be July 2017 when the European release becomes authorized. When comes to pricing, based on the present information and suppositions the preliminary price of the 2017 model A6 is going to be anywhere between $43,000 and $73,000, derived from the package buyers decide to tone with.
See also: 2017 Audi A6 Avant, 2016 BMW 5-series, 2017 Audi A7, 2017 Jaguar XE
2017 Audi A6 Pictures