2016 Audi A6, A7 Lineup Debuting at LA Auto Show

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Audi has confirmed that its 2016 A6 and A7 models will make their U.S. debut at this year’s LA Auto Show.

Both models received upgrades for the 2016 model year, bringing more power and technology to the luxury sedans. Sporting new front and rear end designs, both the A6 and A7 models feature a more dynamic stance along with new LED headlights and tail lights. Significant engine updates were also made for the 2016 model year with the A6 available in 2.0T, 3.0T and TDI clean diesel options in addition to the high-performance S6.

The A6’s new 2.0-liter now generates 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque while the 3.0T model now offers 333 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque. The 2016 Audi S6 will boast 450 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. Audi A6 diesel shoppers will get to enjoy 240 hp and 428 lb-ft of torque from the A6 TDI.

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As for the 2016 A7 lineup, the stylish sedan will be offered with a 3.0T and clean diesel TDI engines with the same power outputs as the A6/S6 line. The range topping RS 7 provides 560 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque for those looking for the best of luxury and performance.

Check back with AutoGuide.com for more information on the 2016 Audi A6 and A7 lineups when they debut next week at the LA Auto Show.

“The 2016 A6 and A7 model lines will continue to drive our momentum in the upper-premium market by elevating the standard for vehicle technology,” said Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America. “These cars represent the perfect balance of beautiful design, efficiency and performance.”

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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