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Parkers overall rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
Audi A6 S6 (06-11) - rated 4.5 out of 5
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PROS

Stunningly quick, sounds superb, unassuming looks

CONS

High running costs

PROS

Stunningly quick, sounds superb, unassuming looks

CONS

High running costs

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Verdict

The S6 may not look that different from a standard A6 but don't be fooled. Thanks to a mighty V10 engine borrowed from the Lamborghini Gallardo it has astonishing straight-line speed and a soundtrack to match. With 429bhp on tap it's no wallflower and delivers scintillating performance plus thanks to the quattro four-wheel drive system, traction is excellent and there's no danger of wheelspin.

Available as a saloon or Avant it is undoubtedly quick but has the price tag and running costs to go with it.

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