The Audi A6 and A7 Sportback have reached domestic shores, courtesy of Audi Malaysia. Both Audi A6 and A7 Sportback feature a high performance 2.0 liter engine coupled with the quattro permanent all-wheel drive.
The executive Audi A6 2.0 TFSI quattro slots in between the entry-point Audi A6 1.8 TFSI and the range-topping Audi A6 3.0 TFSI quattro, and looks almost identical with its larger-engined variant with the only exception beings its 18-inch 10-spoke V-design alloy wheels.
With balanced proportions and crisp styling, the Audi A6 2.0 TFSI quattro cuts an impressive outlook with its signature Singleframe grille and LED headlights and taillights with dynamic indicators.
Audi A7 Sportback
The elegant Audi A7 2.0 TFSI quattro provides a more accessible option for owners looking to combine the sporty appeal of a coupé, the comfort of a sedan and the practicality of an Avant (station wagon) that comes with the Audi A7.
With an exterior that is identical to the 3.0-liter variant, this understated Audi A7 Sportback 2.0 TFSI quattro provides a distinctively progressive silhouette with its long bonnet, muscular waistline and sloping roofline.
On to the interior, the Audi A6 2.0 TFSI continues to uphold the standard for business class comfort, with electrically adjustable front seats with four-way lumbar support and a spacious rear seat all done up in Milano leather. In order to keep all occupants connected and entertained, this executive sedan also features Audi MMI navigation plus with MMI Touch which is accessed through an electrically retractable 8-inch screen, Audi connect which provides Google Earth and W-Fi hotspot functionality and a Bose surround sound 12-channel amplifier with 14 loudspeakers. Overall, the interior is decidedly sportier , thanks to a more sculpted dashboard with Aluminium Ellipse silver inlays, adjustable sport seats (Alcantara/leather combination) with four-way lumbar support, and the same infotainment and connectivity features as the A6 sedan. The A7 Sportback’s infortainment suite has an added function, however, in the form of the Audi Smartphone Interface, which allows the access of a connected iOS or Android smartphone’s features through the vehicle’s MMI interface.
Under the hood, both vehicles are propelled by a 2.0 liter, 4-cylinder, in-line petrol engine with direct fuel injection and exhaust gas turbocharging that develops a total of 252 hp and a maximum torque of 370 Nm between the range of 1,600 and 4,500 rpm. This sporty engine is then mated with a precise seven-speed S tronic transmission and Audi’s legendary quattro permanent all-wheel drive to allow the sedan to accomplish the century sprint in 6.5 seconds and the five-door coupe to make it in 6.7 seconds.
Both Audi A6 2.0 TFSI quattro and A7 Sportback 2.0 TFSI quattro come packed with an array of electronic and mechanical features to ensure safety and efficiency, including a start/stop system with energy recovery, tyre pressure loss indicator, hill descent control, Electronic Stabilisation Control (ESC) with Traction Control (ASR), Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD), Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and a total of eight airbags.
Available for booking at all authorized Audi dealerships immediately, the Audi A6 2.0 TFSI quattro is priced from RM 407,900, whilst the Audi A7 2.0 TFSI quattro will retail from RM 484,900.