Audi to launch S6 by Diwali festive season

Audi India will launch the powerful performance variant of the Audi A6, tagged as S6 in India. The German car maker had showcased the S6 Sedan at the 2012 Auto Expo.

Athletic character, quiet understatement and richly appointed – the Audi S6 is a sports car for everyday use, offering uncompromising practicality. Its new engine, a four-liter, twin-turbo V8, combines ample power with low fuel consumption in keeping with the times. The engine churns out 420PS of power and 550Nm of torque and does 0-100 km in just 4.7 seconds. The top speed is electronically limited to 250kmph.

Techno facts of the Audi S6

Engine & Transmission

  • Audi cylinder-on-demand technology
  • Active noise cancellation system

Wheels, tyres & Suspension

  • 19” x 8.5J ‘5-parallel spoke’ S-design alloy wheels with 255/40 R19 tyres
  • ‘S’ Sports adaptive air suspension
  • quattro with Sports differential


  • Valcona leather upholstery
  • ‘S’ Super Sports front seats with driver’s side memory function (12-way adjustable) including:

–          Stitched diamond design with embossed S6 badge

–          Electrically adjustable seat height

–          Electrically adjustable upper backrest angle

–          Electrically adjustable seat cushion angle

–          Electrically adjustable seat forwards and backwards position

–          4-way electric lumbar support

  • Heated front seats

Interior Equipment

  • S’ 3-spoke leather multi-function sports steering wheel with gear-shift paddles, contrast stitching and S6 emblem
  • Aluminium door sill trims with S6 logo
  • Inlays in Carbon atlas including upper dashboard and gear selector lever surround
  • ‘S’ instrument dials
  • Storage package consisting of 2 drink holders in the rear centre armrest, luggage net and two 12v sockets in the rear
  • Deluxe 4-zone automatic air conditioning
  • Start-Stop button with illuminated red surround

Exterior Equipment

  • Aluminium-effect door mirror housings
  • Exterior mirrors – heated, electrically adjustable and with memory function
  • Xenon all-weather headlights with LED daytime running lights
  • LED rear lights
  • Headlight washers
  • Dual-branch oval twin tailpipes in chrome finish
  • Platinum grey ‘S’ single-frame radiator grille with dual struts in chrome and S6 logo
  • Matt black painted brake callipers with S6 logo
  • ‘S’ Body coloured side sill trims
  • Front bumper air intakes with aluminium effect accents
  • Platinum grey rear bumper diffuser insert with aluminium-effect strip

Safety & Security

  • ‘S’ model enhanced braking system
  • Driver’s Information System (DIS) with 7″ colour display
  • Tracking system preparation

By the end of 2012, Audi plans to have dealers at 23 locations from the present 15 locations. Audi India had earlier announced its aim to become the market leader in Indian luxury car segment by 2015 by surpassing its compatriots BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

The Audi model range in India includes A4, A6, A7 Sportback, A8L, Q3, Q5, Q7, RS5 Coupé, the super sports car R8 and the R8 Spyder available across the country.