A Peek onto the 2014 Audi A6 Hybrid
According to the statistics, the Audi A6 ranks 3 out of 15 luxury large cars, according to U.S. news. It deserves that place by performance and safety in first place because of the state of art technology that is offered in this marvelous prototype.
The exterior of the 2014 Audi A6 won’t be much different than the 2013 Audi A6 because it has already been completely redesigned last year. It keeps the sport looking profile which also looks fresh, athletic and purposeful. Bright, crisp LED lighting options perfectly complement the modern aesthetic. Audi claims a remarkably low 0.26 drag coefficient for the A6, which helps the car slide through the air efficiently. Befitting its brawny, sporting role, the powerful S6 has identifying lower-body aero aids and a distinctive face. The 2014 Audi A6 Hybrid is powered by a combination of a 211 hp/350 Nm 2.0 TFSI and a 54 hp/211 Nm electric motor that’s fed by a 1.3 kWh lithium-ion battery. A total output of 245 hp and 480 Nm of torque can be had briefly in boost mode. Power will of course to the front wheels. It is speculated that the car would be able reach a speed of 100 km/h within 7.5 seconds and would have a top speed of 240 km/h. The EV mode can be activated by a pushing button and after exceeding the 100 km/h barrier with in this mood, the petrol engine kicks in. Fuel is economy is decent as well which is at 6.2 liters per 100 km and CO2 emissions at 145 grams per km. The luxury car as a curb weight of 4000 pounds and the body of the car contains 30% aluminum. Audi says that the use of lithium-ion battery cuts the weight by 40% as compared to nickel-metal hydride batteries.
The electric motor sits behind the TFSI, where you’d expect the eight-speed tip-tronics torque converter to be. Indicators on the 7-inch Driver Information System in the instrument panel and on the MMI monitor display information such as energy flow in the hybrid system or the breakdown of energy consumption. The air-con compressor is electrically driven, so even when the engine is off (in start-stop phases), air-con cooling performance is unaffected. The inside of the 2014 Audi A6 hybrid is quite good as it gets MMI navigation plus with MMI touch and an 8-inch TFT display. There’s also a Black Panel touch pad, which displays radio station buttons and even allows drivers to enter letters and numbers using their fingertips. Six airbags, ESP, traction control.