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Posted on Jan. 29th, 2012

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New entry-level engine launched for Audi A6

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Kuwait, January 29, 2012 – Following the launch of the new Audi A6 with two V6 engines in mid 2011, Audi has now released a new entry-level engine to the market. As the latest member of the A6 range, the new A6 2.0 TFSI features innovative solutions in every area of technology, including its light body, sporty chassis and a wide array of assistance and multimedia systems.

With a power output of 180 hp the new, high-end four-cylinder petrol engine is as efficient as powerful. It combines direct injection with turbocharging and power is transmitted to the front wheels through the continuously variable multitronic transmission. The 2.0 TFSI delivers a peak torque of 320 Nm available between 1500-3900 and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.3 seconds on its way to the top speed of 226 km/h. The engine makes use of important technologies from the brand's modular efficiency platform – the energy recovery system and the start-stop function. Average fuel consumption is just 6.4 liters per 100 km which corresponds to CO2 emissions of less than 149 grams per km.

The Audi A6 2.0 TFSI comes with extensive standard equipment including the latest MMI (Multi Media Interface) operating system, leather seating surfaces, a multifunction leather steering wheel, electric front seats with memory function for the driver as well as the Audi parking system plus. Audi also offers a variety of high-tech options including a head-up display, Audi active lane assist, Audi park assist, the Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound System and the MMI touch.

The Audi A6 2.0 TFSI was specially developed for the Middle East and features, among others, a four-zone automatic air conditioning system with increased performance and the MMI navigation and operating system also in Arabic.

In Kuwait, the Audi A6 2.0 TFSI is available as of now starting from KWD13,795. The A6 2.8 FSI quattro and 3.0 TFSI quattro start from KWD15,495 and KWD 18,995 respectively. All models come with 5 years service and 3 year warranty as a standard.