Audi could not remain long absent from the sedan segment of the extreme face the last BMW M5 and E63 AMG, especially as it promises to do a makeover in no time. Here is therefor new RS6 will happen primarily in wagon version.
It’s a little early to the plane of communication of Audi that the first information and pictures regarding the RS6 escaped. Like any self-respecting Audi RS and RS2 since this is the first wagon version that it emerges suddenly. The sedan version will have to wait a little longer (as long as it happens). In addition to the extended wheel arches, there are a few other gimmicks of RS: aluminum color shell mirror, the honeycomb grill or the rear diffuser incorporating two massive exhausts.
The style does not try to discreetly with massive air intakes, whiskers anodized framed. The Quattro inscription with the bottom of the individual-frame grill is there to recall the difference of the RS6 vs. its competitors… Regarding mechanics, and predictably, the V10 disappears, replaced by a 4.0-liter V8 TFSI biturbo. Power is slightly lower, 560 hp against 579, but torque climbs from 650 to 700 Nm.
The eight-speed automatic gearbox is to transmit the cavalry in Quattro transmission. The change engines resulting in explosive performance. 0 to 100 km/h in 3″9 and 305 km/h maximum speed. This along with the Dynamic Plus pack. The standard version is limited to 250 km/h and 280 Dynamic pack with “simple”. The engine also tries to be frugal with cylinder deactivation or Stop & Start.
Chassis side receives the RS6 series air suspension, but will be enriched by a more conventional suspension with metal springs and shock absorbers with three interconnected acts diagonally. System which makes it possible to better manage the effects of rolling and pitching. In option also an active direction, or a braking ensured by discs carbon/ceramic of 420 mm. A recognizable option to anthracite brake calipers as they are black (6 piston) or the classic red metal discs of 390 mm.