Audi RS6 Quattro or commonly referred to as RS6 is a family-focused executive car, produced by a subsidiary of the Audi Sport GmbH, which recently presents their new update in the form of Audi RS6 Avant.
The fourth-generation model has been extensively reworked and developed from the Avant A6 to display the latest design language from the Audi performance car division. With a V8 engine and lightweight hybrid technology and a Quattro four-wheel-drive system, this car can skyrocket from 0-100 km / h in just 3.6 seconds.
Apart from the incredible speed, Audi claims that its all-new Avant RS6 can be utilized perfectly as an everyday car. It even has technology that helps drivers utilize all that power instantly.
Although still using the A6 as a base, there are many alterations happens to this car. The only body panels carried from the standard A6 are the front door, the roof, and the rear. What’s interesting about the front exterior of the Audi RS6 Avant 2019 is the first time the Audi logo is available in black. This new color is part of the black and carbon styling package.
The other part is coming from the original appearance of the RS model. The changed front includes a new hood with a power dome while the headlamps are made thinner.
The front grille with a black gloss display shows the original appearance of the RS. In addition, the air intake built on the front bumper is inspired by the Audi R8 supercar.
The new panel makes the car body got 80 mm wider than the A6 standard measuring 1,886 mm, although the wheelbase distance is still the same. The standard exterior appearance of the Audi RS6 Avant uses a 21-inch rim with 275 mm wide tires.
The back door appearance still carries the theme used on the standard Audi A6. But chiming the sides to the back, there are side sills, roof spoilers, and a new rear end for the all-black Audi RS6 Avant design.
All forms of luxury to accompany you while driving is there. The are RS logos that can be found throughout the interior of the Audi RS6 Avant. For those of you with deep pockets, there are several interior design packages available with the addition of exotic materials, such as Alcantara, carbon fiber, and aluminum trim.
Entering the cabin, an elegant appearance clad in a futuristic design is immediately visible. There are lots of charming buttons and touch screens to accompany you while driving this prestige car.
The Audi MMI touch screen infotainment system is standard on the Audi RS6 Avant dashboard which provides a display of the Virtual Cockpit digital instrument cluster.
The multi-function steering wheel is a component that is often found in new cars lately, including on the Audi RS 6 Avant. The button on the steering wheel of the Audi RS6 Avant controls the adjustable driving mode.
There are several driving modes that you can use, Comfort, Auto, Dynamic, and Efficiency. You can also control the transmission shift through the paddle shift on the steering wheel of this car.
Comfort is always on Audi’s priority. And RS6 Avant offers the same thing with a sporty seat with optional heating and cooling wrapped in Valcona leather in a honeycomb pattern. And to increase luggage capacity, the Audi RS6 Avant seat for rear passengers can be folded in a 40/20/40 configuration.
For the standard version, all cars will get adaptive air suspension and leather-cooled sports seats. The driver will get two configurable driving modes. Audi said that the RS6 will have a more balanced sound to accompany you on daily driving.
Engine and Features
Under the hood, there is a 4.0 twin-turbo V8 engine that uses a 48 hybrid lightweight alternator system that can add another 15 horsepower. Overall, the operating system of the Audi RS6 Avant produces 591 horsepower with acceleration from 0-100 km / h can be reached in just 3.6 seconds.
An additional option for the Audi RS6 Avant feature is the Matrix laser lamp which replaces the normal LED lights and carbon-ceramic braking system which is claimed to be 34 kg lighter than the standard-setting.
The only gearbox available is an eight-speed automatic Tiptronic that is distributed to all wheels. Audi claims the default setting will divide the 40:60 output between the front and rear wheels, although the system can send up to 70% of torque to the front wheels, and up to 85% to the rear, depending on the level of grip and settings.