New Audi RS6 Avant spied testing
Like all RS branded fashions, the brand new RS6 will get a serious exterior overhaul, with extra aggressive entrance bumper borrowed from the new RS7, a contemporary rear bumper, flared wheel arches, wider facet skirts, bigger alloy wheels and a pair of big oval exhaust ideas. The usual A6’s chrome grille and door trims have additionally been swapped for gloss black models.
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The RS6 will probably be powered by the VW Group’s 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 petrol, additionally discovered beneath the bonnet of the Lamborghini Urus and Bentley Bentayga. Efficiency shall be fed by means of an S-Tronic dual-clutch transmission to all 4 wheels by way of Audi’s ‘Quattro’ all-wheel drive system.
In normal kind, this engine would give the RS6 round 600bhp. Nevertheless, Audi can be planning a extra highly effective electrified model of drivetrain with virtually 700bhp. Ought to this powertrain attain manufacturing, the RS6 shall be one of many quickest property vehicles in the marketplace, with a possible 0–62mph time of round 3.5 seconds.
Inside, anticipate a pair of deeply-bolstered sports activities seats and a leather-trimmed sports activities steering wheel, in addition to Audi’s newest infotainment system. Because the RS6 sits on the high of the mannequin’s vary, anticipate solely the bigger 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster and 10.1-inch sprint mounted infotainment display screen to be supplied.
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