Frankfurt Motor Show 2017: Audi RS 4 Avant launched, priced from £61625
12 September, 2017, 17:53 | Author: Marjorie Miles
The latest bearer of the RS badge combines everyday usability with exceptional performance from a V6 biturbo 2.9 TFSI engine delivering 450bhp and 600Nm of torque via standard quattro drive. The engine is then mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and rear-biased all-wheel drive.
Sadly, the RS 4 is still exclusively a wagon affair, the body style referred to as an Avant by Audi. "The Audi RS 4 Avant is our RS icon with an incomparable history", commented Stephan Winkelmann, Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH. The top speed is 250 kph.
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The Audi RS4 Avant will go on sale in the United Kingdom after Frankfurt, with first customer cars due in early 2018. RS sport suspension plus with Dynamic Ride Control (DRC) is available as an option, as are ceramic brakes and RS-specific dynamic steering.
The styling kit was inspired by the 90 Quattro IMSA GTO racing ancestor, and includes the typical RS honeycomb air inlets, 30mm-wider wheel arches and an RS-specific diffuser and exhaust pipes. The Audi patented Matrix headlights are also offered as an optional extra. There are 19-inch forged aluminium wheels, with 20-inch rims optional, as well as an RS diffuser and the huge oval exhausts familiar from before. The show auto is finished in pearl-effect Nogaro Blue - a colour that was available on the first-generation of RS4. "In China, the Audi RS 4 will provide fresh impetus for growth as the only high-performance Avant in its segment". The standard-fit RS sports suspension sets the Audi RS 4 Avant another 7 mm lower than the A4 basic model with sports suspension.
Inside the cabin you'll find standard RS appointments including bolstered sports seats, leather, carbon trim and a flat-bottom steering wheel.
As standard, United Kingdom cars come with Audi Virtual Cockpit - a fully-digital instrument binnacle - as well as a sport differential and 19-inch alloy wheels. The Audi exclusive program covers just about any other special request.
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