AUTO NEWS – New Audi RS6 Avant spied testing


New Audi RS6 Avant spied testing

The brand new Audi RS6 has been snapped throughout its improvement testing on the Nurburgring. Primarily based on the all-new A6 Avant, albeit with substantial physique and powertrain modifications, the brand new mannequin will probably debut at this 12 months’s Frankfurt Motor Present.

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.

Audi A6 Avant: long-term take a look at evaluation

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.

Now learn our evaluation of the previous Audi RS6 Avant. Tell us your ideas within the feedback part under…


AUTO NEWS – New Audi RS6 Avant spied testing


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