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Audi A6 Avant By ABT Exhibits Diesel Tuning Nonetheless Has A Future

The three.Zero TDI will get a wholesome energy enhance to enrich the wagon’s new look.

In September 2017, an fascinating report emerged about Audi’s alleged plan to put in a diesel engine beneath the hood of the next-generation S6 (and S7 Sportback). It’s February 2019 and the nice and cozy midsize sedan from Ingolstadt nonetheless hasn’t been revealed, so we don’t know whether or not that outdated rumor has a leg to face on. The S6 has been caught out and about with none camouflage in any respect, so an official reveal have to be across the nook.

For those who can’t watch for the wraps to return off and/otherwise you’re anxious there received’t be a TDI-powered S6 in any case, the German tuners at ABT have gotten your again. For subsequent month’s 2019 Geneva Motor Present, the Kempten-based aftermarket specialist has ready an upgraded model of the S6 in wagon taste and outfitted with the three.0-liter V6 engine operating on Satan’s gas.

That good plaque on the engine cowl with the “ABT POWER” brand is a telltale signal the six-cylinder engine has been massaged to ship extra oomph. Whereas the inventory Audi variant of the TDI mill pushes out an already wholesome 282 horsepower and 620 Newton-meters (457 pound-feet) of torque, ABT has labored its magic to extract 326 hp and 670 Nm (494 lb-ft). Because of the newly gained diesel punch, the tuner was in a position to shave off two tenths of a second from the dash to 62 mph (100 kph), which now takes 5.5 seconds.

There’s extra to this A6 Avant than the upgraded V6 as ABT has additionally developed a refined aero equipment for the luxurious wagon. Up entrance, there’s an add-on piece with a spoiler blade completed in shiny black along with an ornamental strip to offer the household hauler a bit extra perspective. The shiny black diffuser on the again additional highlights this isn’t an abnormal model of Audi’s 5 Sequence Touring rival.

Rounding off the styling tweaks are the blacked-out 4 Rings, customized 21-inch alloy wheels with 255/35 R21 Continental tires, whereas on the within there’s an ABT-branded begin/cease button and door-mounted LEDs projecting the tuning firm’s brand.

Supply: ABT

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