Audi revealed today the A6 Facelift, an updated version of its popular model which is offered in three versions: Sedan, Avant and Allroad Quattro. Each model received subtle modifications such as an updated Singleframe grille, new headlights featuring a refreshed design for the LED daytime running lights, redesigned air inlets, bumpers, side sills, rear lights and tailpipes.
As an option, the 2015 Audi A6 Facelift is available with Matrix LED technology. According to the German company, the A6 Facelift arrives with an intelligent composite construction concept where the body is extremely rigid and safe. Thanks to its aluminum components and hot-shaped steel, the new A6 1.8 TFSI has a curb weight (without the driver) of 1,535 kg (1184.1 lb).
The new Audi design collection in the interior offers the flint gray colour, while the front seats are now available with optional ventilation and massage functions. A6 Avant models offer a luggage compartment volume between 565 and 1,680 liters (20 and 59.3 cu ft) of space while as an option, there is a sensor-controlled automatic tailgate combined with a power luggage compartment cover.
When it comes to infotainment, the A6 Facelift leads the way in its segment thanks to the MMI navigation plus with MMI touch and the 8-inch power-retractable monitor. A6 models are available with adaptive cruise control with stop & go function, Audi side assist, Audi active lane assist and night vision assistant. Engine lineup for the 2015 Audi A6 Facelift and A6 Avant Facelift include three TFSI engines.
There is a 1.8-liter TFSI ultra engine that generates 190 hp (140 kW), which is combined to a new S-tronic transmission in order to deliver an impressive 5.7 liters of fuel per 100 km (41.3 US mpg) and just 133 grams of CO2 per km. The most powerful gasoline engine is the 3.0 TFSI that develops 333 hp and according to Audi it was comprehensively revised.
In addition, five TDI engines will be available, delivering between 150 hp (110 kW) and 326 hp (240 kW). The entry-level 2.0 TDI ultra generates 150 hp (110 kW) and has a fuel consumption of 4.2 l/100 km (56.0 US mpg), which corresponds to 109 grams of CO2 per km. The 3.0-liter TDI clean diesel is available with either 218 kW (160 kW) or 272 hp (200 kW).
A biturbo version of the 3.0-liter TDI clean diesel is available with 320 hp (235 kW). A6 3.0 TDI Competition and A6 Avant 3.0 TDI Competition special edition models get another version of the biturbo diesel engine with 326 hp (240 kW).
The high-performance diesel engine is bolted to an efficient 8-speed tiptronic automatic transmission, while the other engine variants are available with a six-speed manual transmission or the seven-speed S tronic. Audi will begin deliveries of the 2015 A6 Facelift in fall 2014 and the base price in Germany for the Sedan equipped with a 1.8 TFSI engine is 38,400 euros. The 2015 A6 Avant Facelift equipped with the same 1.8 TFSI engine starts at 40.900 euros. [source: Audi]