Audi India launches facelifted A6 in India

Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer, announced the launch of the new Audi A6, the world’s most successful business sedan, in India. The new design of the Audi A6 emphasizes the cars strong personality; the latest engine generation including the new turbo engine 3.0 TFSI equips the model with more power and highest efficiency. The new Audi A6 with four engine variants – 3.0 TFSI, 2.8 FSI, 3.0 TDI, 2.7 TDI – will be available at the Audi dealerships across India from May 4th, 2009 onwards.

Mr. Benoit Tiers, Managing Director Audi India, stresses: “The Audi A6 is the most successful business sedan worldwide and one of our main contributors to our achievement in the Indian market. The new Audi A6 with its thrilling design, powerful engines and its combination of dynamic performance and lower fuel consumption is an example of Audi’s successful efficiency strategy and embodies our philosophy of ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’. We believe the new Audi A6 will be one of the key players in the Indian luxury car market.”

“India has been a significant growth driver for Audi and will be the car market of the future. In 2009 Audi celebrates 100 years of the brand and the launch of the new Audi A6 is Audi’s continued commitment to the Indian market to offer luxury cars with superior technology, thrilling design and high performance to provide an unforgettable experience to our customers,” added Benoit Tiers.

The design of the new Audi A6 is emphasized by a range of bold new accents, perfectly articulating the cars strong personality. The single-frame grill, bumpers, air vents and fog lights have all gotten a facelift. In the standard xenon plus, LED daytime running lights have been redesigned as horizontal strips with six LEDs each.

The new Audi A6 enters the Indian market with a higher equipment level than the predecessor and the well-known advanced Audi Multi Media Interface system, the MMI, which has been setting news standard for perfectly controlling any function of the car. The instrument panel uses new higher-resolution graphics; and a new frame better accentuates the display.

The new Audi A6’s spacious interior with its clean and elegant contours and perfect craftsmanship is characteristic of this luxury brand. The rear seats have been re-defined and became far more comfortable and a package of elaborate features makes sure the noise level is cut by almost half.

The new Audi A6 starts at 38,57,000 INR (ex-showroom Mumbai) and offers a choice of four engines – 3.0 TFSI, 2.8 FSI, 3.0 TDI, 2.7 TDI – and six exciting colors: Aventurin Blue, Dakar Beige, Ice Silver and Oyster Grey are the new additions to the color range of the Audi A6 besides the successful Phantom Black and Ibis White.

The new Audi A6 will be available along with the entire Audi model range comprising the Audi A8, Audi Q7, Audi A4, Audi TT and the super sports car Audi R8 from May 4th, 2009 onwards at 12 dealerships across the country: Delhi, Gurgaon, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Ludhiana, Chennai, Kochi and Kolkata.