Audi, one of popular German automaker now prepares next generation a6 mid-size sedan with evolutionary designs. The new model of this car is claimed to have the same user interfaces with new a8 luxury sedans. In Audi sedan lineups, a6 is considered as essential product for Audi brand since it can provide higher profit for the company than the others model. It is in great demands in United States, China, and Europe. Based on the rumor, 2018 Audi a6 is being riding on new really flexible platforms and featuring a plenty of latest technology features.
This car is Audi MLB Evo modular-longitudinal platforms which also would be used by upcoming a7 and a8 sedans. The new platforms will allow Audi to offer FWD and AWD system on next a6 sedan and make the weight around 100 kg lighter. Based on 2018 Audi a6 spy shots, the new generation of a6 will borrow a plenty of design languages from new Audi a4. By this, the next a6 is expected for offering refreshed styling, slim designs, twin touch screens, and updated technologies.
2018 Audi a6 concepts
The current models of this car near the end of its productive life which should be replaced sooner with the new one. The next generation models are claimed for being getting aplenty of major design refreshments. Based on the spy shot photos, this 2018 Audi a6 would get sharper design line with dynamic profiles and extra fold on its hood. Also, this car would be equipped with new daytime running lights, strong creases, wide blistered wheel arches, and bright chrome strips on its rear end.
2018 Audi a6 specs
Under the hoods, this car would be offered in some engine options as it hits US dealer floor. Its entry-level model would be powered by turbocharged 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engines, followed by turbocharged v6 engines which are available as optional. Besides, there is 2.0-liter diesel engine that is offered both for US and European market. The engines would be paired to Quattro all-wheel drive systems and power would be transferred through 7-speed automatic or 8-speed dual-clutch transmission system. Unfortunately, there are not accurate data related to power output as well as torque released by the company at the moment. But, this mid-size sedan also would available in plug-in hybrid e-tron model in US market.
Compared to new Audi a6 2017, this upcoming A6 sedan would be the first Audi version powered by 48-volt electrical as well as turbocharged electric systems. Thanks to new MLB Evo modular platform. The turbo electric technology on 2018 Audi a6 is probably also applied to 2.0-liter diesel engines than it turn could provide additional performances as well as fuel economy improvement.