The 2018 audi s6 is a car that pampers as well as it performs. Audi a6s6 and a7s7 selected by car and driver as 20 10. The 2020 audi s6 is the higher performance version of the. It has brilliant hydraulic steering, not the numb electric steering of the a4. Interested in the 2020 audi s6 but not sure where to start. Like the a6 was for 2019, the audi s6 is all new for 2020. The only visual telltales include trimspecific wheels, aluminum mirror caps, quad exhaust outlets, and a tiny s6 badge in the grille. Car and driver has gotten its hands on the 20 audi s6, bmw m5 and mercedesbenz e63 amg to see which powerful luxury sports sedan reigns supreme. The audi s6 has a new engine, technology, and design, and it all costs less than the s7. So when audi invited us to dresden, germany, a place that has seen its fair share of abusive power, to test the new and more powerful audi a6 and s6 expected to come to america next year, theres.
The driver assistance features in the audi s6 work in concert to help inform the driver of obstacles with audio and visual alerts, while potentially intervening with. The audi s6 is the high performance variant of the audi a6, an executive car produced by german automaker audi. You may be interested in one of the following audi s6. Both models are sports cars for everyday use, offering uncompromising practicality. The 2020 audi s6 is a nicely equipped luxury sedan, and out on the open road, its performance and capability really shine. The car felt extremely wellplanted as i blasted past other cars as if they were standing still. Learn about it in the motortrend buyers guide right here. I have owned front wheel drive cars and rear wheel drive cars.
Every s6 comes standard with quattro, audi s allwheeldrive system, as well as the a6 lineups only twinturbocharged v8. Normally, for the launch of a new model, an automaker brings journalists to a central location and gives them an entire day to drive them along a choreographed route that provides maximum time in a single car. The s6 and s7 are audis first products in the united states to utilize a 48volt electric supercharger. Learn what owners have to say and get authentic consumer feedback before buying your next car.
The s6 takes everything thats right with the a6 sedanelegant design, rich interior materials, and innovative technologyand adds a huge dollop of power. The s6 is very fast, comfortable and the quality of the car is excellent. Jan, 2016 the audi s6 is sophisticated and stylish. It went on sale in 1994, shortly after the a6 designation was introduced, replacing the 100 nameplate. Attractive, comfortable, techrich and powerful, the audi s6 checks all the right boxes. We have 157 audi s6 vehicles for sale that are reported accident. After years of promoting the even fronttorear torque split of the quattro system, audi has given the s6 and the s8 and latest. The audi s6 takes everything thats right with the a6 sedanelegant design, rich interior materials, and innovative technologyand adds a huge dollop of power. I go over the engine, the hybrid system and show you why it still is a real audi s6 and will surprize you. Read our firstdrive impressions and see photos at car and driver. Audi turned us loose on a mixed flock of cars and told us to frolic in the hills west of silicon. We have 105 2017 audi s6 vehicles for sale that are reported accident free, 109 1owner cars, and 117 personal use cars.
Aug 10, 2011 right off the bat, you might as well know that if youre making a spec sheet comparison of audi s s6 with its direct competitors the mercedesbenz cls 63 and bmws allconquering m5 the s6 is. While on a drive winding through the redwood forest above san fransisco, in a 2020 s6 provided by audi, the heft and size of the car never made its self known. Every used car for sale comes with a free carfax report. Mar 23, 2017 the audi s6 sedan doesnt quite reach those lofty horsepower heights, but trust us after a taste of the smoothyetblistering acceleration supplied by the s6s 450horsepower, twinturbo 4. The 2020 s6 drops the v8, but its turbo v6 attempts to assuage us with more torque. Speeds creep up in this car, and the speed limit always feels way too slow. Car and driver simply refers to its attractive interior and exterior, while says, aside from its large snoutlike grille, audi hasnt taken many gambles with the a6s exterior. The original s6 ur s6 was largely the same car as the outgoing, original audi s4 c4 urs4, with the only visible differences being new bodycladding and badging. When launched from a standstill, the powerful sedan can reach 60 mph in about 4.
I dont know if i would go so far as to call the s6 a drivers car. Car drive update 2020 cars redesign, specs, price, release date. It has the look of a fourdoor coupe, with clean, flowing lines. Even though some amount of understeer is inevitable in an allwheel drive car of with this big of a footprint, the s7 bombs around highspeed corners happily. Audi a6s6 and a7s7 selected by car and driver as 20. The s6 nameplate has been used by audi for decades. Its unlike a bmw, where the speed is there but needs to be consciously coaxed out of the car. Oct 23, 2012 the smoking tire takes the 20 audi s6 out for a blast through the mulholland canyons to see if downsizing its engine has taken away its fun factor. Mar 03, 2020 after audis midsize a6 was fullyredesigned for 2019, the more potent s6 now returns for 2020 boasting the same new design as well. I got rid of a poorlymade car 2010 a4 and own a wellmade car that is more fun to drive. Search new and used cars, research vehicle models, and compare cars, all online at. Paired with the new grille, they give the car a sportier, wider stance. Compared with the outgoing model that was offered through the end of the 2018 model year, the 2020 audi s6 boasts a new design, a new engine and a new interior. The standard trip computer and driver information center features a digital speed indicator.
On the inside, this midsize luxury sport sedan boasts a richly trimmed cabin fitted with front seats that can keep you perfectly. The current fifthgeneration car is all new for 2020. The s6 is an admirable performer, but its also a great car to drive on the daily. In 1987 volkswagen wanted a 4wd car to challenge the pikes peak hill climb so they built a 650hp, awd, twinengine golf. The german car maker audi is now making the followingera a6 midsize sedan with the evolutionary design. Like all audi highperformance cars, the s6 has fourwheel drive. Read our first drive impressions and see photos at car and driver. Audi packs 450 hp into its s6 sports sedan while updating its understated design.
Mercedes e400, and jaguar before making my decision on the 2017 audi s6. The easy way to view the arrival of the new audi s6 is as a new and enticingly warmedover. Compared with the outgoing model that was offered through the end of the 2018 model year, the 2020 audi s6 boasts a. When the current generation of the swift, sexy audi s6 was first launched for 20, it and the a6 sedan on which its based secured a spot on.
The s6 is a wickedly quick car that carries few if any of the compromises to everyday livability that such speed typically entails. Mar 06, 2020 a sleeper car, in case youre unfamiliar with the term, is a highperformance model that doesnt look the part. Road and wind noise are almost nonexistent in the cabin, and the supportive sport seats are perfect for covering. We have 160 audi s6 vehicles for sale that are reported accident free, 1 1owner cars, and 193 personal use cars. The audi a6, in general, has been a solid seller for the automaker. Their new engine, a fourliter, twinturbo v8, combines ample power with low fuel consumption in keeping with the times. The 2020 audi s6 packs enhanced performance capability and a new twinturbo v6 making 444 horsepower and 443 lbft of torque. We get in car video of the 20 audi s6 s lap at virginia international raceway for the 20 lightning lap competition. As soon as the driver jabs the accelerator, the s6 leaps forward with aggression. This, in the addition to including the new s6 and s7 sport models to the roster of winners, is the second consecutive year for the audi a6 and a7 to be selected as car and drivers 10best winners. Regular a6s make do with a turbocharged inlinefour or a supercharged v6.37 51 90 797 843 1497 726 1190 652 1027 922 229 318 984 501 703 149 1292 865 335 1191 1497 70 964 718 784 1142 43 1124 253 1228 552 250 1192 524 197 254 1464 1112