Home » News » Audi » Audi RS6 Avant Performance and RS7 Performance unveiled
Audi is spicing up the RS6 Avant and RS7 range with the introduction of the new Performance packages. This helps both cars achieve extraordinary performances, compared to those of supercars when it comes to accelerating from standstill. The 45 hp and 50 Nm output advantages translates into a total output of 605 hp and torque to up to 750 Nm.

With a sprint time of just 3.7 seconds, the new RS performance models retain the same best-in-class fuel economy and efficiency figures as their standard versions. Both models have an improvement of 0.2 seconds over the standard RS model, and need just 12.1 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 124 mph, giving them a 1.4-second advantage. In each case the electronically limited 155 mph top speed can be increased as an option to 174 mph, or 189 mph if the dynamic package plus is specified from the options list.

The standard eight-speed tiptronic transmission has been revised and quattro permanent all-wheel drive delivers the power to the road. In the standard configuration, 40 per cent flows to the front axle and 60 per cent to the rear. The wheel-selective torque control intervenes as necessary. 

A sport differential acting on the rear axle is also standard, and enables active torque distribution between the inside and outside wheel.

The standard RS adaptive air suspension lowers the body of the RS 6 Avant performance and RS 7 Sportback performance by 20 millimetres.

Available to order in the UK from November, and scheduled for first deliveries next February, the RS6 Avant performance will be priced at £86,000 and the RS 7 Sportback performance at £91,600.

Related Articles

Leave a Comment

Fields marked with * are required
Name *:
Email *:
Comment *:
Code *:
  CAPTCHA
  • Email
  • YouTube
  • RSS
  • Twitter
  • facebook
  • feedburner

Related Specs

  1. 2008 Audi RS6 Avant

    Engine: 90 Degree V10, Power: 426.5 kw / 572 bhp @ 6250 rpm, Torque: 650 nm / 479.4 ft lbs @ 1500-6250 rpm
  2. 2004 Audi RS6 Avant Plus

    Engine: V8, Power: 357.9 kw / 480 bhp @ 5700-6400 rpm, Torque: 560 nm / 413.0 ft lbs @ 1950-6000 rpm
  3. 2002 Audi RS6

    Engine: V8, Power: 450 kw / 5700-6400 bhp, Torque: 560 nm / 413.0 ft lbs @ 1950-5600 rpm
  4. 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
  5. 2006 Audi S6

    Engine: 90 Degree V10, Power: 324.4 kw / 435 bhp @ 6800 rpm, Torque: 540 nm / 398.3 ft lbs @ 3000-4000 rpm

New Vehicles

Jaguar E-Pace available with new 200 hp petrol engineJaguar E-Pace available with new 200 hp petrol engine
Launched this Spring, the baby SUV Jaguar is now available with more options and a new engine. The new Jaguar E-Pace can be ordered with ‘self-learning’ ...

Concept Cars

Subaru Viziv Tourer Concept unveiled in GenevaSubaru Viziv Tourer Concept unveiled in Geneva
Even if it's not recording huge volumes in Europe, Subaru didn't want to miss this year Geneva Motor Show. So it kept the stand and unveiled the Subaru ...

Custom Cars

Rolls Royce Wraith Luminary Collection announcedRolls Royce Wraith Luminary Collection announced
Rolls Royce is continuously improving its client experience with special editions for the current range of cars. Same happened with the current Wraith ...

Future Cars

Volkswagen to unveil new Camper VanVolkswagen to unveil new Camper Van
Volkswagen is one of the strongest name in Europe when it comes to building commercial vehicles. So every concept coming from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles ...

Market News

Volkswagen Group deliveries increase in first two moths of 2018Volkswagen Group deliveries increase in first two moths of 2018
Despite being overtaken by Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance last year, Volkswagen Group continues its great momentum and scores high sales lso the the ...

Gadgets

Volkswagen Connect offered as standard on Polo and UpVolkswagen Connect offered as standard on Polo and Up
Volkswagen is updating its technology found in its small car range. The Up! and the Polo are targeted by this latest update. Volkswagen Connect – the ...

Various News

The next Volvo S60 won't have a diesel engineThe next Volvo S60 won't have a diesel engine
Volvo is one of those car manufacturers who have decided to take some real actions on the eco-side. And now we have another good news for you. The next ...

Motorsports

Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak - officially unveiledVolkswagen ID R Pikes Peak - officially unveiled
Volkswagen has officially unveiled the new Volkswagen ID R Pikes Peak Concept. The car is set to compete in the famous Pikes Peak Hill Climb event which ...

Videos

Here is the Bugatti Veyron Vitesse WRC doing some fast stuff in off-roadHere is the Bugatti Veyron Vitesse WRC doing some fast stuff in off-road
A few year ago, Bugatti launched a special edition Veyron. Its name was Veyron Vitesse WRC but the WRC doesn't stand for World Rally Championship. Instead, ...