Find of the Day: 2003 Audi RS 6 Avant…In The States

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35981"] words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer I need to change the prescription of my glasses. I spotted this the other day on Bring A Trailer and thought it said S6 Avant not RS 6 Avant so I just skipped over it (not that there's anything wrong with that). Too bad but not too late. In my defense, who would have thought a C5 RS 6 Avant would be legal in the States with our 25-year import law? So that begs the question...how is this legal in th...

Update For The Powerful Wagon: The New Audi RS 4 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="35912"] source: Audi Sport Even stronger visual differentiation thanks to new design language Powerful and efficient: Twin-turbo V6 with 331 kW (450 metric hp) and 600 Nm (442.5 lb-ft) of torque MMI touch: New operating system and new RS-specific displays The Audi Sport GmbH has fine-tuned many details of the RS 4 Avant (combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 9,2 (25.6 US mpg); combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 208 (3...

Confirmed: All-New Audi RS 6 Avant Is Coming to America!!!

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32608"] source: Audi of America High-performance RS 6 Avant delivers exhilarating driving dynamics with everyday functionality RS 6 Avant, with 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, sprints from 0-100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.6 seconds RS 6 Avant eighth model in growing Audi Sport U.S. lineup coming in 2020 HERNDON, Va., August 20, 2019 – Audi of America announced today, the all-new high-performance wagon, the RS 6 Avant, is coming to the U.S. market. ...

The Great White North Is Getting A Vehicle That Can Travel The Great White North From End To End

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="32569"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Canada You can feel the excitement in the air...the anticipation...the potential for disappointment. Audi USA has been teasing us with #WeVantAvants social media blitz for the last several days including this video: [embed]https://youtu.be/WbPkiOYg860[/embed] So what does all this mean? Will we finally see another Avant reaching the States soon? Today is the day...or so the internet tells me (& the end of the...

Find of the Day: 1995 Polar Silver Audi RS2 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="30981"] words: Bill, photos: Konzept Automobile With Audi Sport celebrating 25 years of RS models this year, it got me searching for the OG RS - the RS2 Avant. As one knows, the 25-year exemption for shipping early build RS2s to the States is upon us and the supply of them are very limited...less than 3,000 were produced. We've featured several RS2s as our Find of the Day: here,here, and here. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="309...

Gallery of the Day: Audi S4 Sedan TDI and Avant TDI

words: Bill, photos/video: Audi AG Note: Audi has released photos and technical details on the new Audi S4 Avant and Sedan…yes, TDI. If you aren’t aware yet, the new S models from Audi are all powered by diesel engines and it’s highly doubtful we in the States will ever see these on our shores. We will get a gasoline power plant in our S cars. While the engine will be different, our S4 Sedan (and hopefully, Avant) should be identical to the EU model and it’s a seriously good looking veh...

Find of the Day: 2014 Audi allroad Premium Plus – Former fortitude.com Project Car

words: Bill, photos: George Achorn For every single Find of the Day vehicles I've featured, I've never had a personal attachment nor even seen one in person...with the exception of this car. This car is owned by our Editor-in-Chief of quattro Magazine, George Achorn. George used to be the one of the owners of Vortex Media Group (vwvortex.com, fourtitude.com, swedespeed.com) but sold the sites in 2015. We were fortunate enough to snap him up when he came back onto the scene. As such, t...

Gallery of the Day: Audi S6 Sedan TDI and Avant TDI

  photos: Audi AG Note: Audi has released photos and technical details on the new Audi S6 Sedan and Avant…yes, TDI. If you aren’t aware yet, the new S models from Audi are all powered by diesel engines and it’s highly doubtful we in the States will ever see these on our shores. We will get a gasoline power plant in our S cars. While the engine will be different, our S6 Sedan (and hopefully, Avant) should be identical to the EU model and it’s a seriously good looking vehicle. Enjoy the ...

Find of the Day: 2005 Aquamarine Blue S4 Avant

words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer Ok I'm going to put this out there...yes, I know this is not Paul Newman's personal vehicle. Several weeks ago, this same Avant popped up for sale and there was confusion on whether or not Paul actually owned it or not and then it delved into a heated conversation. I was planning on doing a FOTD but held off and eventually forgot about it. But then, it popped up again on Bring A Trailer. I just spent the weekend with a B6 Nogaro Blue S4 Avant so the want is...

Find of the Day? 1994 Audi 80 Avant…with a 4.2L V8

words: Bill, photos: Ricardas Zizas Autohandel It's been a good several days for Finds of the Day: the RS2 Avant, the Imola Yellow RS 4, the Amazon Blue Ur-quattro, and the Holy Grail, the 1986 Audi Sport quattro. All special cars, all desirable cars, all hard-to-find cars so why would I feature a plain Jane Audi 80 Avant with ugly wheels? Because of this: Some mad scientist shoved a 4.2 V8 under the bonnet. Apparently this isn't an uncommon swap as I've found several YouTube videos on V8 swap...

Find of the Day: 1994 Audi RS2

words: Bill, photos: DCT Wielsbeke & Maldegem The RS2...almost the Holy Grail of Audi enthusiasts. Good news for us in the States as the 25 year rule falls to the wayside this year. This particular example (located in Belgium) will be legal in October but maybe you should think about jumping on it now and store it until October. Why jump on it now instead of waiting? It's only listed for €39,900 ($44,602.41USD). One RS2 we featured was listed at €69,911 ($78,150.36USD). Granted th...

A Shade More Appealing – The New Audi A6 Black Editions

source: Audi UK Popular Black Edition specification option becomes available for all variants in the latest A6 Saloon and Avant range New top tier specification for the A6 Saloon and Avant range Builds on S line model equipment with black exterior detailing, privacy glass and larger wheels finished in matt titanium OTR prices from £44,635 – available in conjunction with all engine options  Darkness falls on the Audi A6 range again this month as the popular Black Edition ...

Agility For The Long Haul: Audi S6 and S7 Now As TDI Models with Electric Powered Compressor

  source: Audi AG Performance, presence and comfort – S6 Sedan, S6 Avant and S7 Sportback Impressive 700 newton-meters (516.3 lb-ft) of torque thanks to combination of electric powered compressor, 48-volt primary electrical system and V6 TDI engine S model design: sporty look and sophisticated pedigree Sportiness meets efficiency – the new Audi S6 and S7 models make their entrance with a torquey V6 TDI engine, offering customers in Europe the ideal performance models for ...

Spied: B9.5 Audi S4 Avant

As Audi moves closer to launch of its freshened B9 range of cars, more and more test mules of the many variants are being spied in locales known for prototype testing. This week, an updated B9.5 S4 Avant was caught cold weather testing. Spoiler alert, the Audi S4 Avant isn't coming to America... at least based on any rumors we've ever heard. While there's been plenty of talk about A6 allroad and even RS 6, it is believed the B9 Avant is too far into lifecycle to make sense for importat...

Find of the Day: 2001 Audi RS 4 Avant OEM+ Featured in Q2 2019 quattro Magazine

words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer The latest issue of quattro Magazine (Q2_2019) is on its way to Audi Club members. In it, they'll find an article about a B5 RS 4 Avant entitled Rennsport + Avant = Perfection. I proofread quattro which means reading every issue cover to cover...several several times. So imagine my surprise when this Avant showed up on Bring A Trailer. I recognized it even before I knew what I was looking at. I won't spoil the article before you have a chance ...

More Next-Gen RS 6 Avant Photos from Nürburgring

With the weather turning to spring in Europe, the auto manufacturer development schedule turns to the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Spy photographers first caught the new RS 6 in the area around the fabled German road course yesterday. Today, they've caught the car again, this time out on track. There's nothing new to report in the last 24-hours, so this is simply our drawing your attention to more photos of  the same or a very similar car as was seen yesterday. Even still, we figured you'd not ...

Oh. Hello There Next-Generation Audi RS 6 Avant!

Spies in Europe have finally caught the next-generation Audi RS 6 Avant out testing. While the RS 7 has been seen already, the RS 6 has been well-hidden... at least up until now. Whenever the RS 6 Avant has been spied before, it has worn heavy cladding and not given much of a view of what we can expect. This particular car has mainly just funkadelic vinyl on it, and even the wheels look like they may very well be an upcoming production design. Beyond those wheels are the large brakes tha...