The new premium limousine from Ingolstadt is ready and calls for battle the 5 Series and the Mercedes E class.
With the release of the new Audi A6 on the begging of 2011, the German premium trio of upper middle class is now complete - we are talking here about the sedans because the Avant Audi A6 will have to wait until the Frankfurt Motor Show in autumn 2011.
When it comes to the big show, the new Audi A6 is already a step ahead. With a total length of 4.92 meters the new A6 dominates both the E-class (4.87 meters) and the BMW 5 Series (4.90 meters). Even with the width of the A6 lies in front with 1.87 to 1.85 and 1.86 meters. When it comes to the height - well here is a similarity - all of them are around 1.46 meters. When it comes to the wheelbase the 5 series is the king - with it’s 2.97 meter, the 5 series has the largest wheelbase - Audi (2.91 meters) and Mercedes (2.87 meters).