Friday July 10, 2020

Less is more with Audi’s latest Avant

Is the new Audi A6 Avant more style than substance? Dave Humphreys prefers the more refined drive of the smaller-engined 40 TDI

30th September, 2018
The new Audi A6 Avant: plenty of positives, such as a smoother gearbox

Audi is no stranger to the estate car business, though the Ingolstadt company prefers to use the term ‘Avant’ for its longer load-carriers. The company produces one of the most eye-catching yet user-friendly supercar, the R8, but those seeking true real-world performance often prefer to turn to its blisteringly fast estate sibling, the RS6.

We’ll have to wait another year or so to see a new version of that. In the meantime, the...

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