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The Duel Man VS Machine – Audi RS 6 Avant: Paint Battle

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0-60 in 3.9 seconds, 560 HP, 516 lb-ft,  the new Audi RS 6 Avant + Ex-Stig Ben Collins + Free-running supremo Damien Walters ….+ paint-filled eggs!

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Production of the new Audi RS 6 Avant in Neckarsulm

Produktionsstart fuer den neuen Audi RS 6 Avant in Neckarsulm/Neckarsulm, 04. Februar 2013

The new RS6 Avant from quattro GmbH has left the factory grounds today. The RS6 Avant showcases the abilities of quattro GmbH’s employees, having been built in the innovative ‘Audi ultra’ lightweight style at the Audi Lightweight Center in Neckarsulm. It consists of about 20 percent of aluminum and many components made ​​of high-alloy steels. Thus, the new Audi RS 6 Avant is almost 100 kg lighter than its predecessor. The improved power to weight ratio resulting in even greater dynamics in increased performance and reduced fuel consumption.

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Groundbreaking performance: The new Audi RS 6 Avant

  • Powerful twin-turbo V8: 4.0 TFSI with 412 kW (560 hp) and 700 Nm (516.29 lb-ft)
  • Reduced weight for greater efficiency and stronger performance
  • 0 – 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 3.9 seconds, top speed 305 km/h (189.52 mph)

The new Audi RS 6 Avant stands for groundbreaking performance. It is lighter and more efficient than the previous model, and performance has been improved once again. The sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) takes just 3.9 seconds, and top speed is 305 km/h (189.52 mph). The 4.0 TFSI develops 412 kW (560 hp), but is content with an average fuel consumption of just 9.8 liters per 100 kilometers (24.00 US mpg).

The new Audi RS 6 Avant is a high-performance sports car for everyday use. Its character and uncompromisingly sporty tuning is the work of quattro GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AUDI AG. The company’s RS models with their powerful engines form the dynamic spearhead of the model program. The abbreviation “RS” stands for the most powerful version of a model series, for quattro permanent all-wheel drive, for extreme handling, for an understated appearance and for full everyday utility. Continue reading ‘Groundbreaking performance: The new Audi RS 6 Avant’

2014 Audi RS6 Avant Press Photos Leaked

 

Christmas came early to Audi fans around the world when official press images of the all new 2014 Audi RS6 Avant from quattro GmbH appeared over on MotorAuthority. The source of the leaked images still remains a mystery but we are excited nonetheless. What can we expect? Based on the timing I think we can expect an official unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show in March. We also know that based on the “V8 TFSI” engine markings that this will be a twin turbo V8 – likely based on the same motor that powers the 560HP Audi S8. I would expect the RS6 to have well over 600HP. We will keep you posted as we learn more! Continue reading ‘2014 Audi RS6 Avant Press Photos Leaked’