2016 Audi S6

New 2016 Audi S6 is already available on the US market. For new model year, German automaker made some changes and tweaks in S6’s design and features. The engine of the model is also slightly more powerful than before. So the 2016 Audi S6 is just as good as its predecessor but slightly better. Its appearance instantly reveals its true aggressive nature which is further supported by the engine force.

2016 Audi S6 Front

2016 Audi S6 design specs

Audi is known for its somewhat traditional and reserved design lines, and new 2016 S6 doesn’t fall far from its “base version”- 2016 Audi A6. The two share practically everything, with some new styling details added specially for this sporty version.

On the outside, new S6 is slightly different. It has few changes made on the front end, including headlights, bumpers and grille, which is designed in a more aggressive way now. On the rear end 2016 Audi S6 features new taillights, while additional detailing on the front end also includes quad-tipped round exhaust pipes.

Available in two trims, Premium Plus and Prestige, interior of both comes refreshed. Beside new upholstery options, buttons now look more elegant and are easier to handle. Seat controls got different finish, which resembles aluminum.

2016 Audi S6 Interior

2016 Audi S6 engine and fuel consumption

New model year, brings upgrades in performance as well. Under the hoof of the 2016 Audi S6 is placed a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 engine with output rated at 450 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque. The engine now delivers 30 hp more than the previous S6. The power from the engine is transmitted to all four wheels (Audi’s quattro all-wheel drive system) via 7-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission. Thanks to this power boost, new S6 accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 3.6 seconds.

Fuel consumption of the model is estimated by EPA and rated at 21 mpg in combined ride,  18 mpg in the city and 27 mph on the highway.

2016 Audi S6 Rear

2016 Audi S6 rivals

Besides Audi’s S6, people interested in this type of vehicles can also check the Cadillac CTS-V, Jaguar XFR / XFR-S and, of course, Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG 4MATIC.

2016 Audi S6 price and release date

Design tweaks and power boosts made for the newest Audi S6 are noticeable in price tags as well. Official MSRP of the model is $70,900, which is starting price of the Premium Plus trim, while higher trim Prestige starts at $75,300. The model is already released, and can be found in Audi showrooms around the world, including the US.

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