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Car and Driver has assigned a four and half star rating for the 2017 Audi A6. Audi now provides appearance options that were once optional on the 2016 A6 model as standard. A driver assistance package is also available, along with a sportier competition package with sportier options. Starting a $52,550, the Audi A6 sells itself as a mid-size cruiser and solid addition to a crowded luxury line.

Key Takeaways:

  • This mid-size luxocruiser blends driving pleasure, luxury-car comfort, great build quality, and on-road prestige better than most of its rivals.
  • All models now get the previously optional S line appearance package as standard and new wheel designs to differentiate them from the 2016 models.
  • It’s powered by a refined 252-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder and starts at $52,550 with front-wheel drive.

“The Premium Plus trim level provides the best mix of features and value.”

https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2017-audi-a6-in-depth-model-review

2017 Audi A6 in Depth: With This Luxury Sedan, You Get Business and Pleasure

Car and Driver has assigned a four and half star rating for the 2017 Audi A6. Audi now provides appearance options that were once optional on the 2016 A6 model as standard. A driver assistance package is also available, along with a sportier competition package with sportier options. Starting a $52,550, the Audi A6 sells … Read More

2018 Audi SQ5 Driven: More of the Same, But Better

Tour the brand new 2018 Audi SQ5 on lot. The manufacturer promises that the vehicle will impress onlookers with its performance. It features the same beloved Audi design as before. But new upgrades will power the vehicle to new heights of performance. A flexible powertrain and stylish interior are part of the popular package deal. … Read More

China’s Geely Purchases Lotus, Plans to Restore the Brand’s Lost Luster

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Company based out of China has bought a stake in the UK’s car company Lotus. The company has a history of saving other major car companies in the past, most noteably Volvo. They have big plans on buying into of other car companies in the future and they hope to improve … Read More

Limited-edition Bentley Continental GT celebrates racing

The Bentley Continental GT has captured the attention of racing fanatics. Even the drivers were impressed by the performance of the vehicle. Its superior speed and handling makes it a contender during any event. The model may also be the last limited edition Continental GT from the reputable manufacturer. Its 6 liter W12 engine is … Read More

Dodge Challenger SRT Demon to start at $86,090

The new Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is considered the most powerful muscle car. Demon’s cost starts at $86,090 and delivers 808 horsepower. The company is offering upgrades that will bump the horsepower to 840 ponies. Additional upgrades that can be purchased will cost the owner anywhere from $100 to $5000. Limited number of cars will … Read More

Fiat Chrysler recalling 1.25 million pickups for software error

To be proactive, Chrysler is recalling some of the pickup models to fix a software error. The error can cause the side airbags to be disabled and seat belt tension during a roll over. Likelihood of this happening is very low, and while there were 3 accidents it could have, no blame has been placed. … Read More

EV Sales Surge in California after Chevrolet Bolt Introduction; Hybrids Take a Dive

Electric vehicles are especially popular in California, and sales have increased since the introduction of the Chevy Bolt as a new competitor to Tesla. The Bolt, with it’s lower price, is enticing California’s environmentally conscious buyers to consider pure electric vehicles over hybrids like the Toyota Prius. Time will tell if Toyota will jump on … Read More

Hyundai’s Newest Crossover Has Hit a Snag

Hyundai is trying to break into the crossover & SUV market, where profit margins are higher. However, Hyundai is facing increased labor costs amid worker issues at it’s production factory in Ulsan, South Kora. With the public release of their latest crossover, the Kona, scheduled for later this year, this labor issue couldn’t come at … Read More

Pittsburgh is Getting Tired of Uber’s Corporate Nonsense

The article expresses growing disaffection for the intrusion of Uber in Pittsburgh after being initially welcomed. The city and citizens of Pittsburgh accuse Uber of being a bad corporate partner and not fulfilling its part of the bargain. Public transit unions have protested against Uber and Uber’s CEO’s alignment with President Trump has not improved … Read More

Lincoln expands Chauffeur service to 2nd market

Post covers the expansion of service of Ford’s Lincoln branded chauffeur service where a chauffeur is dispatched to drive your car. Initially started in Miami, service has expanded to San Diego. The service can also be used as a “go-fer” or personal assistant, but at the cost of $30 per hour. It’s like Uber, but … Read More