Audi is putting the final touches on the new generation A6 Allroad Quattro, the popular jacked-up version of the A6 Avant.
Since the last time we saw the upcoming model, the test car of the 2019 A6 Allroad has lost most of its camouflage, leaving just the bits that are model-specific under wraps such as the fenders, the side sills and the bumpers.
The new A6 Allroad will also wear a new front grille with six vertical strips to separate itself from its siblings and of course make it look more rugged.
The Quattro all-wheel drive system will be offered as standard and probably come with a few off road-specific modes as part of the Allroad’s more adventurous character. As with the previous generations, the new A6 Allroad will use one petrol and one diesel unit from the engine range of the regular A6.
At this point is still unconfirmed, but the engines will probably be the 3.0-liter TFSI V6 with 335hp (340PS) and 368lb-ft (500Nm) of torque and the 3.0-liter TDI V6 with 282hp (286PS) and 457lb-ft (620Nm) of torque. A lower-powered version of the 3.0-liter TDI V6 with 228hp (231PS) could also make its appearance under the rugged A6’s bonnet.
The chassis will feature an adaptive air suspension, which will give the driver the option to raise or lower the car, depending on the driving environment.
Just as the regular A6 with the six-cylinder engines, all powertrain options will feature the company’s latest mild-hybrid technology, enabling them to coast at speeds between 34mph and 99mph (55km/h and 160km/h), feature a better stop-start system and reduce their fuel consumption, as well as their CO2 ratings.
The new Audi A6 Allroad Quattro is expected to be revealed towards the end of the year as a 2019MY model.