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Audi RS4 Avant in the works

Rumors that were mentioning the Audi RS4 being axed have circulated across the web some time ago. We are happy to announced that those were indeed just a bunch of rumors, because an Audi RS4 Avant test mule has been recently caught by spy photographers while doing runs on the Nurburgring track in Germany.

Based on the S4 Avant but featuring aseries of exterior tweaks, the Audi RS4 Avant test mule looks like it borrowed its wheels from the RS5, and besides the modified front bumper it is also same to assume that the car has also been fitted with bigger brakes and a wider track. 

Under the bonnet however things remain a mystery, as the company could fit a milder version of their 4.0-litre V8, which in this case might develop produce between 450 and 500 horses, or even the 4.2-litre V8 from the TS5, which power also rated somewhere around 450 HP.

According to speculations the Audi RS4 Avant could make its appearance on the automotive scene in 2012, and when it does it will have to face strong competition from rivals like the BMW M3 and the Mercedes C63 AMG. 

Audi RS4 Avant in the works

 

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Related Specs

  1. 1999 Audi RS4 Avant

    Engine: Biturbo V6, Power: 283.4 kw / 380.0 bhp @ 6500 rpm, Torque: 440.0 nm / 324.5 ft lbs @ 2500 rpm
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    Engine: V8, Power: 313.2 kw / 420.0 bhp @ 7000 rpm, Torque: 430 nm / 317.2 ft lbs @ 5500 rpm
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    Engine: V8, Power: 256.5 kw / 344 bhp @ 7000 rpm, Torque: 410 nm / 302.4 ft lbs @ 3500 rpm

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