The Audi A6 has a tremendous range of important, excellent sedans taking aim at it.
The revamped Mercedes E-Class has a smoother-over body and a wicked E63 AMG edition to go with its diesel and hybrid editions; the BMW 5-Series has almost as wide a range, with hybrid tech coming later this year as well as diesels.
The Infiniti Q70 (nee M sedan) is the fabulous looker of this pack; V-6 versions are a little too throaty for our tastes, but the rear-driver's handling is brilliant and its tech features equal those on the Audi.
The Chrysler 300 is an intriguing alternative, with arguably better handling than the A6, available all-wheel drive, and a smoking SRT8 performance version.
Finally, there's a brand-new Cadillac CTS sedan on the way for the fall, with tuxedo-perfect sheetmetal and the promise of handling as sharp as that in the excellent ATS compact.
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