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rides rides rides rides rides rides rides 80 Audi’s A6 3.0 TFSI takes on the Mercedes-Benz E350 4MATIC in an all-wheel drive matchup. By Nate Chapnick Sedan Showdown Look ma, no hands! Driver As part of a $2,800 the E350 Assistance Package, you, keeping actually steers for lines even the car between the in the road. through slight bends Both cars stand up against Mother Nature with all-wheel drive. Audi opts for a sportier three-spoke steering wheel rather than the Mercedes’ four-spoke wheel. This pop-up navigation system is standard in the A6. rides rides The easy-to-reach location of the E350’s power seat controls makes getting comfy a breeze. 2014 Mercedes-Benz E350 4MATIC Unlike the screen in flip down Mercedes the Audi, the E350’s has integrated screen into overall interior the design. Standard lend the A6 18-inch rims look than a sportier standard the E350’s 17-inch rims. standard feature Both cars tail lamps, LED rear easy for you it making at night to be seen through barreling when wintry weather. rides rides rides rides rides Base price: $55,325 Engine: 3.5-liter V6 Transmission: 7-speed automatic Horsepower: 302 hp @ 6,500 rpm Torque: 273 lb.-ft. @ 3,500 rpm Cargo capacity: 15.9 cu. ft. City fuel economy: 21 mpg Highway fuel economy: 29 mpg Fuel tank : 21.1 gal. Weight: 4,211 lbs. 0 to 60 mph: 6.5 seconds Top speed: 130 mph Base price: $55,995 Engine: 3.0-liter supercharged V6 Transmission: 8-speed automatic Horsepower: 310 hp @ 5,500 rpm Torque: 325 lb.-ft. @ 2,900 rpm Cargo capacity: 14.1 cu. ft. City fuel economy: 18 mpg Highway fuel economy: 28 mpg Fuel tank: 19.8 gal. Weight: 4,101 lbs. 0 to 60 mph: 5.3 seconds Top speed: 130 mph 2014 Audi A6 3.0 TFSI Quattro

Sedan Showdown

Nate Chapnick

Audi’s A6 3.0 TFSI takes on the Mercedes-Benz E350 4MATIC in an all-wheel drive matchup.

Base price: $55,325
Engine: 3.5-liter V6
Transmission: 7-speed automatic
Horsepower: 302 hp @ 6,500 rpm
Torque: 273 lb.-ft. @ 3,500 rpm
Cargo capacity: 15.9 cu. Ft.
City fuel economy: 21 mpg
Highway fuel economy: 29 mpg
Fuel tank: 21.1 gal.
Weight: 4,211 lbs.
0 to 60 mph: 6.5 seconds
Top speed: 130 mph

Base price: $55,995
Engine: 3.0-liter supercharged V6
Transmission: 8-speed automatic
Horsepower: 310 hp @ 5,500 rpm
Torque: 325 lb.-ft. @ 2,900 rpm
Cargo capacity: 14.1 cu. ft.
City fuel economy: 18 mpg
Highway fuel economy: 28 mpg
Fuel tank: 19.8 gal.
Weight: 4,101 lbs.
0 to 60 mph: 5.3 seconds
Top speed: 130 mph

Read the full article at http://digital.modernluxury.com/article/Sedan+Showdown/1600765/190451/article.html.

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