Meet Smokey Nagata

The man behind the legendary twin-turbo V12 Toyota Supra build.

First sprint in Merc's ferocious C 63 S

'You can feel how taut the steering is, how sensitive the accelerator is to inputs', writes Charlen Raymond.

Audi's new A6 and S6 arrives in SA

2020-02-01 09:08
Static photo,

Static photo,

First seen at the 2019 Frankfurt motor show, Audi South Africa has announced its new A6 and S6 sedan are available in South Africa. 

The range will have three engines. Starting with a 2.0-litre TDI engine kicks off the range with 140kW and 400Nm badged 40 TDI followed by a 3.0-litre TDI with 183kW and 600Nm wearing the 45 TDI badge, and a top-of-the-range 2.9-litre TFSI engine that powers the S6 with 331kW and 600Nm.

On the transmission front, Audi has fitted the V6 diesel engines with an eight-speed tiptronic, the 40 TDI is coupled as standard with a seven-speed S tronic.

Furthermore the 45 TDI and the S6 is fitted with quattro all-wheel drive.

Dynamic photo, Navarra Blue

Image: Quickpic

In terms of trim levels, Audi has made it easier to specify which features are added by including the 'comfort package' that has four-zone automatic air-conditioning; comfort key; operating buttons in black glass with haptic touch; front seat heating and storage.

A 'sport package' encompasses an S-line exterior package; contour ambient lighting; high-gloss styling package and sports suspension.

A6 range pricing 

A6 40 TDI S tronic - R885 000

A6 45 TDI quattro tiptronic - R1 059 000

Audi S6 TFSI quattro tiptronic - R1 349 500

The A6 range comes standard with the five-year or 100 000km Audi Freeway plan.

Audi says the 45 TDI model is planned to be introduced into market by mid-year with the RS6 Avant planned to be launched in the second half of 2020.


Image: Quickpic

Read more on:    audi  |  south africa  |  new models

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.