This week we’re at the helm of Audi’s mid-sized sports sedan, the A6. This particular model gets a zestier power train than the manual gearbox-equipped A5 coupe we recently tested, here powered by a supercharged 3.0-liter V6 making 333 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque, rather than the 220 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque generated by the turbocharged 2.0-liter four cylinder that powered the A5.
Naturally, the A6 features Audi's Quattro all-wheel drive system, here with a 40:60 torque split. Power gets routed to all four wheels by way of an 8-speed automatic gearbox with paddle shifting.
Our tester came well appointed with the S Line Sport package (sport suspension and interior/exterior accents), the Prestige package (heads-up display, LED headlights, premium audio), and the Black Optic package, which includes the 10-spoke, titanium finish 20-inch wheels wrapped in high performance rubber.
While the base 2015 Audi A6 3.0T can be had for $57,400, with the included options this A6's price tag hits $66,875 with destination. Let's see what that chunk of change gets you:
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