- Audi A6, Q7 and A7 Product Innovations
- Audi A6 offered as standard with S line exterior package and Audi Mobile Entertainment prep.
- Audi Q7 offered as standard with S line exterior package and Audi Mobile Entertainment prep.
- Audi A7 Sportback offered as standard with Audi Mobile Entertainment prep.
Audi South Africa is proud to announce additional value offerings on all C segment vehicles, including the Audi A6 range, Audi Q7 and Audi A7 Sportback.
Audi Mobile Entertainment system:
The Audi Mobile Entertainment is a new and advanced offering from Audi Genuine Accessories fitted to the rear cabin to provide quality rear-seat entertainment. The Audi Mobile Entertainment offers customers a host of benefits, varying from high-quality design and additional functions, right through to virtually seamless integration into the vehicle.
Among its many functions, the Audi Mobile Entertainment system can be removed and be used outside the vehicle. The player also features numerous interfaces, including Bluetooth, SD card, USB, CD/DVD drive. The player continues to function when the vehicle is stopped, even with vehicles equipped with an automatic Start/Stop system. It provides excellent viewing quality, even in poor lighting conditions with the screen menu available in ten languages.
The system also allows for seamless integration with an Apple iPad device, should the customer request an iPad adapter for the system. With the preparation for Rear Seat Entertainment installed, the iPad adapters can be mounted on the holder and can be used in both landscape and portrait format. The Apple iPad is securely installed without interfering with other frequencies such as radio, TV and navigation systems. This functionality provides a high-end design which is connected to the seat directly without any visible wires. It also provides Internet access via the Audi Bluetooth Online services, Wi-Fi hotspot in the vehicle or directly through the phone connection of an iPad.
The preparation of the Audi Mobile Entertainment system is available as standard on all Audi A6, Audi Q7 and Audi A7 Sportback models at a cost saving of R9,800. Should the customer wish to activate the system, the screen module can be purchased from any Audi Dealer in South Africa at a cost of R15,150. Should the customer wish to install the iPad Adaptor, this will be available at an additional cost of R1,690. All costs for the Audi Mobile Entertainment system can be added to the cost of the vehicle and can be financed with Audi Financial Services.
In addition to the Audi Mobile Entertainment preparation offered as standard on the Audi A6, the Audi A6 range also includes the S line exterior sports package with a choice of 18 or 19-inch wheels as standard. On some models, this standard equipment equates to R40 000 worth of additional equipment and at no cost to the customer.
The S line package includes S-design front and rear bumpers, side ventilation grilles and a rear diffuser insert in striking sporty design, with the centre front spoiler lip and diffuser insert in platinum grey. Additionally, there are door sill trims with S line logo and S line logo on front wings.
Customers can select either the 5-double spoke design 18-inch alloy wheel from quattro® GmbH or the 15-spoke star design 19-inch wheel design. Regardless of wheel choice, there is no additional charge to the Audi customer which makes the Audi A6 the new benchmark in the premium market.
Pricing for the Audi A6 range is as follows, including the standard 5 year/100 000km Audi Freeway Plan, which is available to extend to 7 years/200 000km:
- Audi A6 2.0T FSI multitronic: R538,500
- Audi A6 2.0 TDI multitronic: R557,500
- Audi A6 3.0 TDI multitronic: R606,500
- Audi A6 3.0 TDI quattro S tronic: R752,000
- Audi A6 3.0T FSI quattro S tronic: R763,500
As with the Audi A6, a similar styling package is available as standard on the Audi Q7 in 2014. The Audi Q7 range will offer the S line exterior package at no cost, with 19 or 20-inch alloy wheels also included.
The S line package for the Audi Q7 includes S-design bumpers, a rear diffuser insert in a sporty design and a high-gloss black radiator grille. Also included are door sill trims with S line logo and S line logo on front wings.
The wheel choice for the Audi Q7 includes either the 5-arm structure design 19-inch wheel or the 10-spoke V design 20-inch wheel. As with the Audi A6, there is no additional charge for selecting any of these two wheel options.
Pricing for the Audi Q7 range is as follows, including the standard 5 year/100 000km Audi Freeway Plan, which is available to extend to 7 years/200 000km:
- Audi Q7 3.0 TDI quattro tiptronic: R777,500
- Audi Q7 3.0T FSI quattro tiptronic: R818,000
- Audi Q7 4.2 TDI quattro tiptronic: R959,500
“We believe these attractive styling enhancements for both the Audi A6 and Audi Q7 not only offer customers great value, but sufficiently provide both the Audi A6 and Audi Q7 models with a sporty appearance on the road,” said Ryan Searle, Head of Audi South Africa.
“These S line packages and the Audi Mobile Entertainment preparation are fitted on the production line to ensure the highest level of quality, fit and finish. As we continue to grow our share of the premium C and D segments locally, we believe that these great new packages will provide further momentum for the Audi brand,” Searle concluded.