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Audi Australia has cut up to $9000 from the price of the 2013 Audi A6 sedan line-up as it readies the range for the launch of the flagship twin-turbo diesel model in February.

The Audi A6 3.0 TDI sees the maximum reduction, with its price cut from $116,500 to $107,500. Torque from the model’s V6 has been boosted 80Nm to 580Nm. Acceleration from 0-100km/h remains unchanged at 6.1 seconds, while its combined cycle fuel consumption improves 3.3 per cent to 5.9 litres per 100km.

The flagship petrol variant – the Audi A6 3.0 TFSI – is now $7000 cheaper at $114,000. Power from the car’s supercharged V6 has been bumped up 8kW, although sprint times and economy carry over as before (5.5sec, 8.2L/100km).

Audi has also shaved $2400 from the price of the mid-spec 2.8 FSI petrol model, which is now $91,000 and also benefits from a rear-view camera as standard.

The 2.8 FSI and 3.0 TDI are available with a new $4950 Technik package, which adds a 360-degree top-view camera, LED headlights with high-beam assist, four-zone climate control and an electric glass sunroof.

The Audi A6 3.0 TDI Biturbo will headline the large luxury line-up from next month. The 230kW/650Nm diesel model sprints from 0-100km/h in 5.1 seconds and uses 6.4L/100km on the combined cycle.

The A6 Biturbo is tipped to come with a circa-$130,000 price tag when it launches in Australia next month. Full pricing and specifications will be revealed in the coming weeks.


2013 Audi A6 sedan manufacturer’s list prices:

  • 2.0 TFSI – $77,900
  • 2.0 TDI – $78,900
  • 2.8 FSI – $91,000 (–$2400)
  • 3.0 TDI – $107,500 (–$9000)
  • 3.0 TFSI – $114,000 (–$7000)

  • Asdfgh

    Das Auto :)

    • JD

       The Car :)

  • Martin

    Have seen a tiny handful of the new A6 getting around Brisbane. Is Audi not selling very many units here?

    • Blip

      They are getting smashed by BMW & Mercedes in the large car stakes.

      • Ly61

        the sale of A6 in china feels like (BMW5 + Mercedes E) x 5 times…….

        • Tex

          That is probably due to the Chinese love of sedans.
          Audi was smart with their investment in China 25 years ago… they’ve sold more cars last year in China than what they achieved in the USA.

        • Phunken

          The VW group was in china since the beginning so the population get to know them well. According to the German news channel The Journal English edition recently report that Merc suffer from self inflicted under supply problems, BMW had a increase in sale by something like 6% growth…

    • Ted

      Population not as great a Syd or Melb !!

  • Testing,1..2

    650Nm from 3L? That is just scary! Wish the Japs and Koreans would get this sort of engine in their products so mere mortals could afford them. Even if they had less output, getting anywhere near these figures is damn impressive, particularly given how frugal they are!

    • Andrew

      You’d like the X5 50D from BMW then. 280Kw and 740Nm from their 3L.

      • Zaccy16

        both these diesels from both audi and bmw really show case how good modern diesels are, extremely powerful and bags of torque but great fuel economy

        • Testing,1..2

          Absolutely! We just need mainstream adoption. Why is it only the rich that have access to this frugal technology when they are the ones that can easily afford the fuel? It needs to be made widely available to the average mums and dads. It is only then it will have a dramatic effect on world oil consumption, meaning we will have a longer transition time from oil to the new oil (Electricity? Hydrogen? …………….?).

          • Zaccy16

            Exactly, in the next few years it will probay start coming into every day cars hopefully

      • Testing,1..2

        Indeed I do like, but afford? Impossible!
        C’mon Hyundai! Manufacture some high output diesels and stick ’em in the Sorento. I’ll pay another 10K for the privilege!

    • F1orce

      Well considering Hyundai is getting 400Nm & 260Kw from their naturally aspirated 3.8L V6

      The Audi is a 3L, Turbo and is diesel and cost a fortune.

      All that torque and this Audi does the 0-100 in 5.1 seconds

      • Guest13

        Have you got a point there F1 ?
        What is it exactly ?So what’s the consumption figures on that Hyundai?

        • F1orce

          Well my point is that I think Hyundai diesel powertrains are quite good and can easily exceed..

          Having driven the Hyundai SUV equipped with the R2.2 diesel I can accolade Hyundai with good diesels..

          The R2.2 is more powerful and much more refined than the equivalent Diesel engine from the German brands.

          • Golfmother

            Wonderfull , explain that to my mate with rattly 80,000km highlander thats driving him nuts , under warranty , yes, but we can’t find the problem, thats normal .

          • Zaccy16

            hyundai engines only look good on paper but in reality are strained and wheezy

          • Guest13

            Wrong again F1.
            Hyundai R2.2L diesel 145kw..436nm.Mercedes 2.1L CDI     150kw…500nm.Please explain ?

          • Sdfg

             Don’t forgot the the fuel economy.

            Even though the ML250 is a bigger car and more powerful, it has a ADR 6.4L100km economy against the Sante Fe R2.2 Diesel’s 7.3L100km.

          • Drive

            No doubt the Mercedes has impressive figures. But you’d expect that when it costs twice the Hyundai…….

          • Stop_the_boats

            F1oorce isnt responding, probly busy cleaning the mess he made on hyundais CEO trousers.

      • Blair Waldorf

         yes true, i would much rather a Hyundai over an Audi!

        …said no one ever…

        • Getagrip

          I would much rather a Hyundai over an Audi. I can afford what I need from Hyundai. Audi – well dream on!
          Let’s not even mention depreciation………..

  • abc123

    i love how the second picture of it has no wing mirror on it

    • Mark

      even the Germans do bad photoshop work

    • Andrew

       Maybe it will be an option for a low low price of $9000.

  • itsme

    Well its no wonder there not selling well. It looks a bit bland to me. The infinity bmw and lexus all look way better to me

  • O123

    And people say our cars are expensive due to ………….. Yet audi can chop 9k off the price and seemingly still make a profit?

    • Cars

      While I agree, we are paying far too much for cars in Australia. I suspect Audi is giving the showrooms bonuses to clear the old model. The new bi-turbo will probably be a big jump in performance and efficiency. People in the premium market will want the new tech so they need to ditch the old. 

  • Phunken

    Wow rear view camera now come as standard on a $91k car… That’s all I got from that

  • Amlohac

    You’d be peeved if you bought one already. All this heavy discounting and Tax would be doing wonders for the already pretty poor re-sale on these things.

    Still a very nice car to drive though!

  • nugsdad

    why does it say the comments are three months old?