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    The Audi A6 rolled off the line for the first time in 1994 intended for the 1995 model year. It was preceded by the Audi 100 but when the 100 was restyled, Audi changed the name to fit in with the brand's new scheme of naming their models alphanumerically. The major differences between the 100 and the first-generation A6 were mostly superficial. New headlights and taillights, as well as the revised front-end grille, were showcased on the exterior. Engine options range included a 1.8L 20-valve four-cylinder, a 2.8L 30-valve V6, and a 2.3L inline five-cylinder. A Turbocharged Direct Injection inline four-cylinder diesel engine was also made available. And as with most models under the banner, the A6 was offered in both front-wheel drive and with Audi's vaunted Quattro all-wheel drive system.

    The second generation of the A6 premiered in 1997. Constructed on the Volkswagen's C5 platform, the A6 was now outfitted with a fresh variety of engines and thrown into direct competition with other European luxury powerhouses such as BMW and Mercedes. The exterior received a slight makeover, including a more aerodynamic fastback styling. Power was supplied by an increased number of engine configurations, but a 2.4L 30-valve V6 and a 2.8L version were the main choices. During this series, Audi's five-speed tiptronic automatic transmission became offered in the A6 for the first time alongside the usual five-speed manual gearbox. The Audi A6 also welcomed in a V8 variant, which displayed revised exterior parts, including flared out fenders, a different grille, larger wheels, larger brakes, and standard Quattro all-wheel drive. An additional redesign came in 2002 for the rest of the A6 models and featured new engine options, a revised front-end (both grille and headlights), and other minor exterior details and underhood parts.

    Released in 2004, the third generation of the Audi A6 is a stiff competitor inside the midsize luxury segment. Available as both a sedan and wagon (the Avant), the A6 can be had in three different trims: base 3.2, 3.0T, and 4.2 (the Avant is available as a 3.0T only). Engine options range from a 255 horsepower V6, a 350 horsepower V8, and a supercharged 300 horsepower V6. The interior is of course upscale, and shows off plenty of standard luxury accessories such as heated leather seats, power seats, power windows, and power locks. Extras like voice-activated GPS navigation and Bluetooth are offered as well. Since its inception, the Audi A6 has received a substantial amount of recognition throughout the industry. It has been nominated to Car and Driver magazine's Ten Best List numerous times as well as named to the Intellichoice Lowest Cost Maintenance List (2005).

    The A6 promises comfort and class to each driver fortunate enough to call this model their own. A smoothly flowing vehicle, the Audi A6 unleashes smooth performance and all-wheel-drive along with keeping up its luxury image. Deluxe interior artistry coupled with user-friendly controls enable this model to stand alone when it comes to the complete balance refined automobiles must have. Audi doesn't skimp on the details, and that is what makes the A6 ever more intriguing.

    And speaking of details, CARiD offers the highest quality selection of Audi A6 Accessories and Parts you will find anywhere. That's because we stock our inventory with every elite manufacturer in the business. Our line of Audi A6 accessories and parts covers all the bases: interior, exterior, fashion, and protection. We know this luxurious machine is important to you. And we know you always want the very best at the best value possible. When it comes to Audi A6 accessories at CARiD.com, that's exactly what you get.

    Whether you plan to improve your vehicle's performance or simply want to add some flare to its style, we store an exhaustive collection of accessories and parts designed specifically for your vehicle. Whatever product you choose, you are guaranteed to get nothing but the premium quality, unrivaled performance, and unique style. Understanding that your vehicle deserves only the top accessories and parts, we carefully handpicked each single item. And be sure all of them are manufactured by the most reputable companies in the industry, so the quality is beyond any doubts. If you still are not sure what product to choose, you are welcome to check 40 reviews with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, and define what accessory or part perfectly fits both your vehicle and your pocket.



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    America to Wait for Audi A6 Hybrid Until 2015?
    America to Wait for Audi A6 Hybrid Until 2015?

    Audi is not sure when Americans will be able to buy the hybrid version of the new A6 sedan recently revealed at the Detroit Auto Show. At least this is what a popular online publication, Autoweek, reports. According to the magazine, Audi of America President Johan de Nysschen explained that the timeline for the A6 hybrid production is still to be scheduled.

    The hybrid Audi introduced in Detroit uses a mixture of electric motor and the TFSI 2.0L engine mated to a modified 8-speed Tiptronic transmission. The powerplant produces a maximum power of 211 hp, while the electric motor delivers additional 45 horsepower and 156 lb-ft of torque. The power system also includes a lithium-ion battery pack that generates 39kW. The A6 hybrid reaches 62.14 mph in 7.3 seconds, top speed is 147.89 mph, while the average fuel consumption is estimated 37.94 mpg with a CO2 emission level of 228 g/mile.

    The new Audi A6 Hybrid might not come to the United States until 2015. Until then however, all American Audi fans will have opportunity to get the regular A6, if only the 300-hp supercharged beauty can be called regular.