The first images of the new Audi A6, A7, A8March 17, 2017
Audi chief designer Mark Licht allowed journalists to photograph how will look three anticipated model from Ingolstadt. Besides automotive stylist told what exactly these new products will be different from each other.
French publication L’argus interviewed the chief designer brand Audi Mark Licht, who told the basic facts about the appearance of three completely new products – sedans A6 and A8, and the fashion A7 liftback new generation. And not just described – and made it possible to photograph the front of the sketches of the three cars.
At first glance, sedans and liftbek very similar to each other and are made according to a common design code of modern Audi. Hexagonal grille seems to be the same in all three cases, but the differences actually exist. For example, mid-size A6 will grill the easiest option – chrome edging, several horizontal stroke it most calm and front bumper.
In liftbek Audi A7 with a sporty character grille is mostly shrouded in black matte paint, and get more aggressive bumper architecture. Hood – with more severe stamping. The state model – sedan Audi A8 – according to its rank will get most massive grille and chrome trim. The contours of the air intake in the bumper are chrome girded. Front will be the most a heavy in this trio.
If you look at the sketch is better, it is evident that the main optics in cars – different. Headlights A6 and A8 sedans get an L-shaped LED running lights flourishes, but in each case they are oriented in opposite directions. Most aggressive option – again in the Audi A7.
Generally Mark Licht expressed solidarity with the idea that different Audi models have radically different from one another visually similar with the general concept. Designer promised that in the case of the A6, A7 and A8 (all three will be built on the platform MLB Evo) the difference will be noticeable to the naked eye.
The first of a trio of new world premiere produce an flagship Audi A8, the official debut will take place in autumn 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Audi A6 and A7 debut next year – the cars 2019 model year.