As you know already, Motor Show in Shanghai has collected on its stage a huge amount of the world’s automakers from all points of the Earth. Not surprising, because the Chinese market is one of the most promising and rapidly developing. Because a lot of the leaders of the automotive industry is actively establishing a presence in China.
Some even have to ignore the blatant copying of their models by Chinese companies, so as not to disturb its integration into China market. Unfold plants, joint ventures and so on.
But the exhibition is made to car manufacturers were able to show that they could make a new, and that they are able to offer to its customers. In particular in China.
Company 2018-2019 Audi has pleasantly surprised its own stand. It was attended by a car that was named 2018-2019 Audi A6 L e-tron. This hybrid modification of the popular sedan, which first appeared in public three years ago at the Beijing Motor Show . But then it was only a concept, whereas now we see full production model.
The car was built on an elongated platform and is exclusive to the Chinese market. Then China the company has no plans to supply new.
2018-2019 Audi took a few years to finally complete work on the concept, and create a production version of its hybrid. Today, we have an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the new product, examine it from all sides literally. Therefore, let us not postpone pleasure.
Exterior 2018-2019 Audi A6 L e-tron
Outwardly, the hybrid version with lengthened from the standard A6 does not differ very much. This is logical, because the source code is one of the most beautiful sedans of our time. Why make changes to an already wonderful creation? But still there are some adjustments here.
The front part is decorated with a large hood with two ribs on the edges, trim the huge grille with chrome polygonal shape jumpers. Optics narrowed and is completely based on LEDs. The front bumper was not only elegant design, but also a number of aerodynamic elements, air ducts. Do not forget about the engineers section under the fog lights, which also involved the LEDs.
Side with the naked eye can see that the car became longer. From this grew a few doors, they became even more spacious and more convenient for landing, the landing of the driver and his passengers. Exterior mirrors are made in, one might say, sporty style. Anyway, they look great. Plus, customers can expect to receive the alloy wheels unique design created specifically for the hybrid version of the car.
Behind, we are dealing with a very nice optics, compact luggage compartment lid with a small spoiler on the edge, lean bumper and German classical solutions specific to the usual 2018-2019 Audi A6.
In general appearance the car looks downright gorgeous. Let seriously from the source code, it is no different, but the blame for this one is going to 2018-2019 Audi. As we have said, the 2018-2019 Audi A6 in itself is incredibly beautiful car, so why do 2018-2019 Audi A6 L e-tron other ?!
As for size, then there will be interesting to see the updated figures. They look as follows:
- length – 5020 mm;
- width – 1870 mm;
- height – 1460 mm;
- wheelbase – 3010 mm;
- curb weight – 2000 kg.
It can be concluded that the length of the hybrid added 87 millimeters, and the wheelbase has increased by 88 millimeters. This had a positive impact on the domestic space, but not in the luggage compartment.
The interior of the 2018-2019 Audi A6 L e-throne
The interior of the 2018-2019 Audi have always been one of the strongest sides. Find flaws in the interior has always been a difficult task for even the most skeptical experts.
Re-invent the wheel Germans did not, and have adopted the original interior of the A6 and put it inside the 2018-2019 Audi A6 L e-tron, providing for some adjustments, with increased wheelbase. Indeed, the space for passengers inside was much larger, especially feel the passengers of the second row. Salon full five-seater, given the driving seat.
Drivers from China will be able to own hands to feel the charm of a four new multifunction steering wheel, try to work the instrument panel and its onboard computer. Also pay attention to the center console, which is made more precarious compared to many competitors.
So, at the top of the center console alone is a big screen multimedia system. Bottom set for major deflector ventilation. Only under them are already various buttons and controls just in the vicinity of the central tunnel with a handle transmission and other buttons and joysticks.
In fact, such an arrangement is very convenient because the driver, for example, do not have to look down in order to study the route on the display by turning the navigator. The screen is at eye level, and the touch control allows you to perform a number of tasks without the help of the buttons. In terms of ergonomics, no complaints and can not be.
The same can be said about the interior design, the materials used finishes and decor. All at the highest level, as befits such an automaker like 2018-2019 Audi. Only here the luggage compartment has decreased significantly – up to 340 liters compared to 483 that were in the sedan. This is located under the trunk niche set of lithium-ion batteries.
Options 2018-2019 Audi A6 L e-tron
At the moment, it not exactly informed, that will go down in the list of basic and optional equipment for the 2018-2019 Audi A6 L e-tron. It is safe to assume that the package is not much will differ from the source code, and therefore the list may appear as follows:
- light sensor, rain and tire pressure;
- Fabric or leather upholstery;
- mechanical or electric front seat adjustment;
- leather multi-function steering wheel;
- adjustable steering column height, the depth, the flight;
- TFT information display on the dashboard 5 or 7 inches;
- multimedia system with touch screen of 6.5 inches or 8;
- Cruise control;
- electric parking brake;
- electric folding and heated door mirrors;
- independent heating compartment;
- initial or premium audio system with 8 or 15 speakers;
- Rear View Camera;
- sky cameras;
- Assist parking;
- electric panoramic sunroof;
- electric trunk opening sweep of the legs under the bumper;
- dual-zone or four-zone climate control;
- a full set of airbags;
- night vision;
- front and rear parking sensors;
- set of systems and security aides.
In fact, the 2018-2019 Audi A6 for the list of options is huge. It is unlikely that the company will reject it in the case of a hybrid version of the 2018-2019 Audi A6 L e-tron. Because buyers from China will have to smash his head on the fact to what exactly variant equip them to stop, as well as some additional equipment to satisfy your sedan.
Price 2018-2019 Audi A6 L e-tron
In fact, about the price of 2018-2019 Audi A6 L e-tron years too early to say, because the manufacturer plans to begin selling next year only.
The place for the production of new items will plant in the city of Changchun. Here is the company, which is owned by just two large companies. This, of course, the very 2018-2019 Audi, as well as the local producer, good known in Russia, the FAW.
In principle, it is fair to expect price tags at the source code level in the face of the A6 sedan. It may be that a hybrid will be more expensive, but maybe not. It all depends on how 2018-2019 Audi wants to simplify the hybrid in terms of equipment and equipment, so as not to put him sky-high prices.
For reference, it is worth 1.9 million rubles for the base version in Russia is now the 2018-2019 Audi A6 sedan. Advanced version with a more powerful petrol and diesel engines will start respectively with 2.56 and 2.44 million rubles. Charged version of the S6 sedan and wagon will cost customers a minimum of 3.7 million rubles.
Technical characteristics of the A6 L e-throne
Though about the exact prices 2018-2019 Audi There is nothing at the moment, but the technical specifications of its hybrid sedan opened almost completely.
So, based on the engine compartment s gasoline turbocharged four-cylinder engine capacity of 2.0 liters, whose power is 211 horsepower. With him working electric motor with power indicator 124 horsepower. Calculate the total power of the hybrid power plant you special is not difficult. For the motor power corresponds to a set of lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 14.1 kWh. It is because of them and hit the trunk, or rather its scope.
Charge the battery can be both from ordinary household power, and from the powerful specialized sources. But if the second option would require only 2 hours of your time on a full recharge, then at home, it takes about eight hours.
If you use only electric traction, the car can drive about 50 kilometers. Indicator serious and allows you to make a trip around the city without connecting with the internal combustion engine. When filled tank of gasoline, car races without refueling can pass on more than 880 kilometers. According to the manufacturer, their hybrid consumes just 2.2 liters of fuel in the combined cycle, using both traditional internal combustion engine and an electric motor.
Well, at the moment 2018-2019 Audi A6 L e-tron year, raises a number of positive emotions. Yes, even if the car has not changed much in appearance. But this particular one did not expect from 2018-2019 Audi.
But the car has received an increased wheelbase, increased indoor comfort, significantly better than was placed in the back row. The car is offered in a very rich equipment, hybrid installation looks great and promising. Yes, you will still see how the claimed average consumption untrue. But even if he is 3 liters per 100 kilometers, it would be quite a spectacular indicator of efficiency.
Imagine you have under the hood of over three hundred horsepower and the power plant will thus consume just 4.2 liters of fuel. It’s fantastic. And fantasy come true.
Here is such an interesting exclusive prepared for its Chinese customers the company 2018-2019 Audi. We are looking forward to 2016, in order to know in detail the behavior of the hybrid on the roads of the Celestial Empire, and how claims related to the case. Plus very interested to know what all the same price tag put on his elongated hybrid sedan German automaker.