Audi A6 Matrix petrol launched in India

Amidst the new Green Tax ruling that increases the prices of diesel cars with 2,000cc or bigger engine by 1 percent, luxury car manufacturers are bringing in the petrol variants of their cars. Audi announced that all their car models selling in India will have petrol variants.The German car maker has launched the new A6 with LED Matrix headlamps

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The German car maker has launched the new A6 Matrix 35TFSI with LED Matrix headlamps. With the new variant, there are now more petrol variants on Audi A6 on offer. The new car is priced at Rs. 52.7 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi) is is the top of the petrol variant.

The new A6 Matrix comes with the S-Line body that differentiates from the lower trim of the car. Also, the car gets 18-inch forged hollow spoke alloy wheels. The most distinctive hardware in the new car is the Matrix LED headlamps with dynamic turn indicators. Until now, this feature was only available with higher models of the Audi line-up like the Audi Q7.

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The new car also gets a longer feature list. The Audi MMI touch-sensitive screen becomes bigger to 8-inch. The car also gets 14-speaker Bose surround sound system. To make the ride comfortable, Audi has added air suspensions to the variant. Safety is taken care by 8 airbags with two rear side airbags, ABS, EBS, ESC, TC and Brake Assist. The car also offers gesture-based boot opening technology and a comfort key.

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Powering the car is a 1.8-litre turbo petrol four-cylinder engine that develops 190 Bhp of maximum power and 309.6 Nm of maximum torque. The car gets 7-speed S-Tronic dual-clutch automatic gearbox and the power is delivered to the front wheels of the vehicle. The car will compete against the likes of BMW 520i, and Mercedes E200.