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Audi to unveil A6 face-lift on Indian turf



New Delhi: An Indian subsidiary of a leading luxury car manufacturer, Audi India is all set to unveil updated face-lifted version of Audi A6 on the Indian turf. The sedan will be launched on August 20.

The newly developed sedan is coming with some slight changes of the exterior and interior part of the upcoming Audi machine.

The A6 face-lifted version will hit the automobile market in both petrol and diesel variants. The diesel variant has been manufactured with the 2.0-litre, four-cylinder TDI diesel will generate the peak power of 174bhp and peak torque of 380Nm. On the other hand, the petrol variant is generated with 2.0-litre TFSI petrol engine which will produce maximum power output of 177bhp and maximum torque of 320Nm.

The upcoming luxury sedan has also been updated with re-designed bumpers, front grille, LED headlamps, dynamic turn indicators, re-designed tail-lamps and re-designed exhausts.

The face-lifted Audi A6 sedan will be pitted against the Mercedes E-class, BMW 5-series and Jaguar XF in India

The upcoming face-lifted version of the A6 sedan would be launched with a price tag of around Rs 50 lakh – Rs 65 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).


Maruti Suzuki India reports near 33% drop in August sales




New Delhi: The country’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Sunday reported a 32.7% decline in sales at 1,06,413 units in August.

The company had sold 1,58,189 units in August last year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.

Domestic sales declined by 34.3% at 97,061 units last month as against 1,47,700 units in August 2018, it added.

Sales of mini cars comprising Alto and WagonR stood at 10,123 units as compared to 35,895 units in the same month last year, down 71.8%.

Sales of compact segment, including models such as Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire, fell 23.9% at 54,274 units as against 71,364 cars in August last year.

Mid-sized sedan Ciaz sold 1,596 units as compared to 7,002 units earlier.

However, sales of utility vehicles, including Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga, rose 3.1% at 18,522 units as compared to 17,971 in the year-ago month, MSI said.

Exports in August were down by 10.8% at 9,352 units as against 10,489 units in the corresponding month last year, the company said.

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