Audi A6 Avant as quattro Ultra is supposed to reduce fuel consumption
The Audi A6 Avant is a bestseller among company car drivers. As a quattro Ultra, the station wagon should also help save fuel. We tried that.
Ultra only activates the rear axle if there is a loss of front traction
Quattro Ultra: The system uses sensor data to determine when the rear axle is engaged.
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We sit in one Audi A6 Avant 55 TFSI quattro Ultra, whose 340 hp stronger Six-cylinder gasoline engine 1835 kilograms of vehicle mass moved. The basic car costs 63,590 euros (savings at carwow.de up to 8,747 euros). The trip in the brisk station wagon is definitely preparing pleasure. The engine is acoustically present, but it is pleasant and without hitting an overly loud key. The comfortable seats and that clearly improved steering, which tells you exactly how the traction of the front wheels is going, make it easier Cornering and ensure a certain serenity. This is also due to the fact that the Ingolstadt-based company managed to drive out the somewhat doughy feeling in the interplay with the high restoring forces. Now they go Changes of direction also in Dynamic driving mode easier than before.
The performance of the six-cylinder petrol engine is superb
For the sprint to 100 km / h, the 55 TFSI needs a smooth five seconds, at 250 km / h it is over.
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At dry asphalt the Ultra-quattro is also doing very well and balances the 4.94 meter long station wagon lively around the curves, with the Wheelbase of 2.92 meters too is not necessarily helpful. Only in narrow, very ambitious corners do you sometimes wish for something more active rear and a slightly less sluggish front end. But the traction and the Having fun on the country road let such thoughts fly away quickly. The quattro drive also helps when sprinting from zero to 100 km / hwho is in five seconds is completed. The Audi A6 Avant 55 TFSI quattro Ultra has a top speed of 250 km / h. That leaves the issue of consumption. Our test vehicle was equipped with sensors that recorded how often the quattro drive was active. In a rather brisk lap that was All-wheel drive share at 51 percent, the average consumption at 10.6 l / 100 km. Audi specifies 7.8 l / 100 km.
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