Find of the Day: 1997 Audi S6 plus Avant

words: Bill, photos:

quattro GmbH (today known as Audi Sport) was established in 1983 and their most well-known model is the RS2, a joint venture between quattro GmbH and Porsche. However, their 1st series production model is what you see above…the 1997 S6 plus. There were a total of 952 S6 plus models produced: 855 Avants and 97 sedans.

It being a 1997 model, there’s still a couple of years before it’s legal to import into the States but I believe there’s one already here…I seem to remember seeing one at the Carlisle Import Nationals several years ago. Any way, here’s the ad (translated from German):

The charm of the 23-year-old Audi S6 plus, the first complete in-house creation by quattro GmbH, still succumbs today. Only connoisseurs know that behind the small sign in the grill is a 4.2-liter V8 with 326 hp. And even if the years have not passed without a trace on its fine, salon-like interior with the high seats and the smell of new cars has evaporated, you still feel respect when turning the ignition key. The vacuum cleaner starts up lively and wide awake, pushing the station wagon along the country roads with plenty of torque and comfort. The engine only gets really snappy when the engine speed increases. A classic sucker Just

attached to our S6 plus:

– FZ from second hand
– All services carried out regularly
– Absolute original
vehicle up to the lowering (original springs are of course included) – Mingblue exterior color pearl effect (color code LZ5L)
– Electr. Full leather interior in very good condition
– Bose sound system
– The rims on picture 4 can also be purchased
– Complete history available
– Service book and exhaust document
– 2 keys
– vehicle runs and shifts perfectly and has a great V8 sound
– credit rate from Chf. 160.- via Cembra Bank possible
– delivery flat rate of 300.- Fr. (motorway vignette and full tank)
– exchange of Audi S4 / RS 4 welcome

That interior is a close-to-mint as I’ve seen for a 23 year old car. The aftermarket wheels can be purchased separately but I prefer the OEM shown in the header image. With 203,000km (126,138 miles) on the odometer, I’m glad to see that this is as clean as can be. The best part? The price is listed at CHf 13,900.oo ($14,230 USD)! That has to be the bargain of the century! If you want to buy it, you can find it HERE. Our lucky Canadian members can already import it but us Americans will have to store it with a friend in Europe for a couple of years. The things you find while cooped up at home. Stay healthy!