Recall Alert: 2013-2014 Audi S6, S7, A8 and S8


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 3,594 model-year 2013-14 Audi S6 and S7 vehicles and approximately 1,120 A8 and S8 vehicles

The Problem: A manufacturing issue may cause certain model-year 2013-14 S6 and S7s equipped with 4.0-liter engines to leak fuel. This could lead to a fire.

By Jennifer Geiger | October 29, 2013 | Comments (0) Reviews the 2013 Audi S6


It might be less apt to describe the 2013 Audi S6 as "tamer"; perhaps it's more accurate to call it "more mature." Reviewer Joe Bruzek says the all-wheel-drive sports sedan's new version wisely drops its V-10 for a 420-horespower, 4.0-liter V-8, letting you have all your high-performance fun in the 4.5 seconds it takes to get to 60 mph, then calls it a night before arousing law-enforcement interest. Lacking competitors' track handling, the S6 lends itself more to everyday use, but its high-gloss interior boasting bountiful LED accents, carbon fiber, diamond-quilted leather and lots of tech is anything but mundane.

2013 Audi S6 Review
By Matt Schmitz | June 20, 2013 | Comments (0)

2013 Audi S6: Car Seat Check


A performance variant of the Audi A6, the 2013 S6 adds sportiness and power to the German automaker's midsize sedan. Though the S6 technically has seating capacity for five passengers, a large floor hump in the backseat makes the middle seating position nearly unusable.

By Jennifer Newman | May 23, 2013 | Comments (3)

Audi to Let Viewers Choose Super Bowl Ad Ending


Remember "Choose Your Own Adventure" books? This year, Audi's Super Bowl XLVII commercial will be something of a "Choose Your Own Advertisement" for online voters.

Imagine for a moment you're a teenage boy on prom night with no confidence … and no date. As if on cue, Dad tosses you the keys to his 2013 Audi S6, infusing you with an abundance of aplomb. You cruise over to the big dance in the performance sedan, stroll into the gymnasium, approach the prom queen and plant a smooch on her that she won't soon forget. But then what happens?

By Matt Schmitz | January 24, 2013 | Comments (2)

2013 Audi S6, S7, S8: Up Close

2013 Audi S8
Typical of Audi, the higher-powered S variants of the A6, A7 and A8 have modest visual changes, but all three cars look aggressive to start, so I wasn't left hankering for more flair.

More 2011 L.A. Auto Show Coverage

On the show floor, the brand staged all three cars alongside their mainstream versions and their respective A monikers.

By Kelsey Mays | November 18, 2011 | Comments (0)

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