Showing posts in the category of Audi RS6

ABT Readying Mystery Audi Coupe for Essen Show


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At the Essen Motor Show, which is Europe's version of the SEMA aftermarket and tuning event, VW Group specialist ABT will introduce three cars, including a world premiere "based on a sporty Coupe" from Audi.

UK’s Least Reliable Car Would Have M5 Engine, RS6 Suspension and Jeep Gearbox


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The hideous car in the photo is a mash-up of the UK’s least reliable cars according to automotive specialist Warranty Direct. Dubbed “Horrific 40RR0R”, it’s the UK’s nightmare car, as it costs an average £550 when it breaks down every other month.

Audi's Facelifted A6, S6, RS6 and Allroad Say Bonjour to Paris


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Among the many refreshed models making their first public appearance at the Paris Motor Show is Audi's 2015MY A6 family, including the S6, RS6 and Allroad variants.

Audi Freshens Up Entire A6 Family, A7 Style


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Audi has applied a subtle facelift to its A6 family, which includes the A6 sedan and wagon, A6 Allroad, S6 sedan and wagon and RS6 wagon. All models receive updated headlights and taillights, as well as revised engines, with the facelift being very similar to the one of the A7 Sportback.

Audi RS6 and Ducati 1199 Panigale R Enter a Fratricide Duel


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As you have heard, Audi owns Ducati, so the folks from Auto Express thought that is a good enough reason to stage a track battle between the most powerful products from each brand – the Audi RS6 and the Ducati 1199 Panigale R.

Audi UK Accidentally Reveals 600HP RS6 Avant Plus


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Audi UK has revealed images and information on the forthcoming RS6 Avant Plus. We previously reported on (Head of quattro GmbH) Stephan Reil’s confirmation of the model, and published potential spy shots.

Yet Another Audi RS6 Tune with a Supercar-like Punch Under its Hood


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Apparently, there are many European and in particular, German owners of the Audi RS6 Avant who aren't content with the twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8's 552-horses (560PS) and 516 lb-ft (700 Nm) of peak torque that secure a 0-100km/h (62mph) time of 3.9 seconds.

Battle of the Super Wagons: 552HP Audi RS6 Avant vs. 610HP Vauxhall VXR8


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The racetrack does not come often on top of the list of places to test a wagon. But when the estate is a V8-powered monster with more than 500 horsepower, the track can be taken into account.

Scoop: Is Audi Testing the 2016 RS6 Avant Facelift or the 600HP Plus Edition?


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The C7 generation of the Audi A6 series has been around since November of 2010, meaning that a facelift is on the horizon for the regular models, and possibly for the RS6 Avant as well, even if it was introduced just last year.

New ABT Audi RS6-R has 720HP, Because You Know, It Wasn't Fast or Powerful Enough


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The already ludicrous Audi RS6 Avant has just become even more insane, courtesy of a tune from ABT Sportsline that takes the standard model's 4.0-liter turbocharged V8 from 552hp (560PS) and 516 lb-ft (700 Nm) to a stratospheric 720hp (730PS) and 920Nm (678 lb-ft) of peak torque for a top speed of 320km/h (199 mph).

ABT Spices Up Audi RS6 Avant to the Tune of 700 PS Creating the 'Über-Kombi'


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If you want your new 2013 Audi RS6 Avant to perfrom better than it already does (not that you’d need to, really), and have subtle visual tweaks to hint at it, then VW Group tuner ABT Sportsline is one of the best bets. Crazy-powerful Audis are their most extreme products, and this new RS6, with its 700 PS (690 hp) tuned twin-turbo V8 is close to the top of the pile.

O.CT Tuning Goes OCD with 671HP-Strong Audi RS6 Avant


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As if the stock Audi RS6 Avant wasn't crazy enough to make even a mundane trip to the supermarket a racing affair, O.CT Tuning has unleashed a performance program to turn Ingolstadt's fastest station wagon into a wilder supercar killer.

Chris Harris Pits Audi RS6 Avant Against Mercedes CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake


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We’ve already seen the Audi RS6 Avant featured in a comparison test against the Mercedes E 63 AMG T-Modell. But how does the fast Audi wagon stack up against the more stylish interpretation of the E63, the CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake?

Autocar Compares GT-R to RS6 Avant, Discovers Nissan Is Faster and Audi Is More Comfortable...


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The only real reason we’re showing you this is because Autocar’s Steve Sutcliffe makes some fair points about the cars he tests, and after watching one of his videos you will remember the key bits of information which have been conveyed – that’s a good thing.

However, in this case, the comparison test staged by the British publication is almost as pointless as the Dacia Duster versus Ginetta test they made a while back.

EVO Drag Races Audi RS4 Against RS6 and…Nissan GT-R


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Back in the days of the old-gen Audi RS6 (Avant or sedan), the one with the twin-turbo V10 engine, it honestly appeared as if no roomy performance model would ever top it in terms of sheer power and performance.

However, now that the model has been ditched in favor of a less-powerful V8-powered model, the crew over at EVO magazine decided to make sure it was still as fast as an RS6 deserves to be, first pitting it against its smaller brother, the RS4, and then a Nissan GT-R.

Super Station Wagons: Audi RS6 Avant vs. Mercedes E63 AMG Estate


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In Europe, and especially its western part, very fast estate cars have always been in high demand, ever since it was decided that other body styles aside from the classic sedan/saloon were allowed to go really fast, be cool and sell well at the same time.

Because of the noticeable popularity, the breed has moved on considerably over the years, so much so that now you can get one of these crazy wagons and keep up with or even be faster than some supercars, and annihilate most normal sports cars.

Audi to Launch Four New RS Models This Year, Plans Faster Introductions


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To mark the 30th anniversary of its high-performance division Quattro GmbH (founded in October 1983), Audi will launch four new RS models this year, while also promising that future RS cars will be brought to market more quickly.

The four new RS models that will launch this year are the RS6 Avant, RS7 Sportback, RS5 Cabriolet (all made at Quattro’s Neckarsulm facility) and RS Q3, the first SUV to be turned into an RS model. These new four cars will basically double Quattro’s range of RS models.

Nokian Tyres Breaks Own Ice Speed Record Reaching 209mph or 336km/h with an Audi RS6


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There’s a new world record for fastest car on ice, and the holder is Nokian Tyres, the manufacturer who also set the previous record in 2012, beating Bentley's record with a 331.61 km/h (206.05 mph) top speed.

Audi Storms into the Geneva Motor Show with its New RS6 Avant Super-Wagon


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It has loads of space, a practical station wagon body, all the comfort amenities and technological gadgets you could wish for, and the best part, enough muscle under its hood to put most modern sports cars to shame.

Welcome to the wonderful world of the Audi RS6 Avant that celebrated its world premiere this week at the Geneva International Motor Show in Switzerland.

Audi to Host Five World Premieres in Geneva, What's the Fifth Model?


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Only five days left for the opening press day of the 83rd edition of the Geneva International Auto Show, and Audi has us wondering today about one of the cars it plans to debut after releasing a press statement saying that it will have "five world premieres on offer".