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Undeterred by ebbing exec sedan sales in luxury SUV boom, Audi impresses with new A6
29 Nov 2019
AMID a worldwide addiction to SUVs and complete abandonment of the traditional three-box body style by some carmakers, executive sedans remain an important pillar in the line-up of established – and not-so established – luxury car brands.
To this end, as the ninth generation in a bloodline dating back to the 1968 Audi 100, Ingolstadt’s latest A6 remains a technological flagship for the company.
It carries much of the new thinking applied to the plutocrat-positioned A8 limousine, adds a sprinkling of extra tech that won’t be available on the A8 until its next update, and combines this with a sub-$100,000 entry price.
This makes it accessible enough to be aspirational for those with a six- rather than seven-digit household income. They might ultimately drive out in a Q7 or Q8 SUV, but at least the allure of an A6 got them into the Audi showroom to begin with.
Model release date: 1 November 2019
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