Audi RS 6 Avant PA Tribute concept: An Homage to a Sibling Partnership

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55281"] If there is a silver lining in the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that car manufacturers left without international auto shows and press launches at which to launch new models have become more and more creative about staying in the news cycle by releasing things you likely wouldn't have seen them do in the past. It seems just this week we have a host of concepts new and old alike revealed to get the gears in your head turning. Given ...

2021 Audi RS 6 Avant – ABT exhaust system, power upgrade and wheels available now

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="53919"] source: ABT America The Audi RS 6 Avant has finally arrived in North America. Now, with the help from ABT Sportsline, the worlds largest tuner of vehicles from Audi and VW, owners can further enhance power, sound and aesthetics of this legendary high-performance station wagon. By utilizing the sophisticated ABT Engine Control unit (AEC) the output of the 4.0-liter V8 increases from 591 HP / 590 lb-ft of torque to approximately 690 HP and ...

Find of the Day: 2001 Imola Yellow Audi S4 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52865"] words: Bill, photos: Niche Motors The Avant is big news again in the Audi world as the RS 6 Avants have finally hit our shores and the A6 allroad is back. Interest from Audi enthusiasts hasn't changed though as they seek out desirable Avants of yore and I think this specimen will grab someone's attention. Obviously the color, Imola Yellow, is hard to miss but there are a couple of other points: it's a beloved B5, it's a 6sp manual, and i...

Find of the Day: 1995.5 Audi S6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52114"] words: Bill, photos: Craigslist So maybe we've gone a little Avant crazy lately. The Audi RS 6 Avant has finally landed, there's new footage of the A6 allroad, and this old-timer popped up on our radar. What you're looking at is a 1995.5 S6 Avant with some things done to it. I'll let the ad speak for itself: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52118"] Rare 1995 Audi S6 · Avant • Wagon · 164,000 miles Posting my Avant for...

Audi Club exclusive: 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant ‘RS Tribute edition’ Photos

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51619"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Club North America Audi of America announced the arrival of the Audi RS 6 Avant RS Tribute edition yesterday so we can now release our photos of the Nogaro Blue beauty. Our photos aren't set in a studio like the RS 6 Avant in the press release but does it really matter where you see an RS 6 Avant especially an RS Tribute edition? Enjoy the shots below and cheers to Audi and those who will have one in their posses...

2021 Audi RS 6 Avant ‘RS Tribute edition’ – on Sale Now – Celebrates Iconic RS2 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51498"] source: Audi of America Limited to 25 units, the Tribute edition features unique trim details paying homage to original 1994 RS2 Avant Powerful RS 6 Avant – Tribute edition is capable of 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant and RS Tribute edition both on sale now The highly-anticipated RS 6 Avant is now on sale, and to celebrate the arrival of the high-performance wagon on U.S. shores, Audi of America announces ...

Find of the Day: 2001 Nogaro Blue Audi RS 4 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49950"] words: Bill, photos: Classic Cars South Westphalia As I was searching for an Audi for last week's Find of the Day: Throwdown Edition, I found this B5 RS 4 Avant in Nogaro Blue. Since we had a Canadian Audi Club member as a guest, we went with the Canadian 15 year import rule (the U.S. has a twenty five year rule). It totally should have won its category if not the whole show but I'm not salty...much. Now some may know this about me but th...

Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes (Nogaro) Blue: Chapter Two: Oh, All The Cars We Have Had

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="49486"] words and photos: Tara and Nishant Pillai Editor’s Note: Welcome to a new monthly Audi Club North America series called Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes (Nogaro) Blue. Nishant Pillai is a 10-year Audi Club North America (Audi Club Florida) member. He and his wife, Tara, are buying a 25th Anniversary Nogaro Edition RS 6 Avant. This is his long and winding road to making his brown eyes Nogaro Blue. You can find Chapter One HERE. Straight...

Find of the Day: 2004 Nogaro Blue S4 Avant 6sp

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48590"] words: Bill, photos: dog2bert There are a few things about Audi that I really love: the Avant and Nogaro Blue are just a couple. Combine them in one vehicle, add a manual transmission and the 4.2 V8 and voila...Heaven. That is what you see here: a 2004 Nogaro Blue S4 Avant with a 6 speed manual transmission. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48606"] Highlights THIS... is a 2004 Audi S4 Avant, finished in ...

Find of the Day: 2003 Goodwood Green Audi S6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47919"] words: Bill, photos: Chris Holt I was scrolling through Facebook trying to find my next picks for our weekly Find of the Day: Throwdown Edition livestream when I ran across this. I knew that it would probably be gone before Friday so I decided to present it here. What you are looking at is a 1 of 2 Goodwood Green with Ebony/Alcantara S6 Avant. It was the color combo that attracted me to this Avant...a lot of green cars in the 90s/early 00...

concept corner: 2005 Audi allroad quattro concept

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47623"] words: Bill, photos: Audi AG Here in the States, we've had 2 allroad models: the A6 allroad (C5) and the A4 allroad (B8.5) but not at the same time. The B9 A4 allroad showed up as a 2017 model and the new A6 (C8), as a 2020 model, is finally here. Soon, a third Avant will join her sisters in the form of the RS 6 Avant. It's an exciting time for long roof lovers. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47608"] The production of t...

Sparking a Revolution – New Audi Plug-In Hybrid Models Built on Three Decades of Expertise

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47662"] source: Audi UK As Audi prepares to launch a range of new plug-in hybrid electric models in the UK, we take a look back at the company’s first hybrid model, the 100 Avant quattro Duo of 1989 Audi Duo paved the way for hybrid technology three decades ago Plug-in charging and energy-regenerative braking pioneered in 1989 Audi 100 Avant quattro Duo, which was followed by Audi 100 Avant Duo in 1991 and Audi A4 Avant Duo in 1997 Lessons lea...

Choice Gear: Avant Appreciation, Small Chassis Audi, & League of Small Chassis

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46765"] words: Bill, photos: Audi Club TeePublic Store Editor’s note: We run a column in quattro Magazine called Choice Gear where we feature cool things we think Audi enthusiasts will want to have. These are several of them. Did you know that we have an on-demand store that offers some pretty cool designs (if we may say so ourselves)? What you see above are the newest designs. Avant Appreciation T-Shirt Who doesn't love a long...

Find of the Day: 2005 Nogaro Blue Audi S4 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46711"] words: Bill, photos: Bring A Trailer This Audi is a triple play: Nogaro Blue, Avant, 6speed manual. That's all that really needs to be said. I might as well just put photos here because that's all I'm going to be paying attention to from now on. But here's the ad anyway: This 2005 Audi S4 Avant was first registered in Southern California and was acquired by the seller in 2018. The car is said to be one of six manual transmission-equipped ...

Audi Full-Size Station Wagon Now as a Plug-In Hybrid: The New A6 Avant TFSI e quattro

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="46738"] source: Audi AG 2.0 TFSI engine and quattro drive; system output: 270 kW (367 PS) Up to 51 kilometers (31.7 mi) of electric range in accordance with WLTP Eligible for a 50 percent company car tax reduction in Germany Beautiful station wagons are called Avant – and are now also electrically driven and have zero local emissions. Following the A6 Sedan, the Audi full-size station wagon is now entering the market as...

U.S. Spec Audi RS 6 Avant Spied in Orlando

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45832"] It's about that time that an Audi RS 6 Avant would be showing up in the U.S. market. With early order holders having placed their orders and the car on sale in Germany, it was only a matter of time. Nevertheless, we're in the midst of a global pandemic and most American states are on lock down for all but the most essential services. Well... maybe not Florida, and that's where Facebook user Rickey Singh spotted this particular car. [embed...

Find of the Day: 1997 Audi S6 plus Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45334"] words: Bill, photos: autogreco.ch 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. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45342"] It being a 1997 model, there'...

Jon Olsson’s New Audi RS 6 Avant Revealed

Pro skier and Gumball Rally-ist Jon Olsson has a long history with the Audi brand. His extreme car builds, including several RS 6 Avant in the past, tend to get the Swede plenty of attention both on the web including social media, and also in person wherever he and his activities take him. What you see here is his latest creation, based on the all-new RS 6 Avant. We'd been aware Jon was moving on a new RS 6 build for a little while now. He'd teased it on the web, as had his livery designer...

The Ultimate High-Performance Estate By ABT

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43078"] source: ABT Sportsline The fourth generation of the Audi RS 6 recently came onto the market. Now, with the help of a performance upgrade from ABT Sportsline, you can further enhance the already enormous power of the Avant. But first things first: Since the “Big Bang” in 2002, when the first Audi RS 6 saw the light of day, a great deal has happened, particularly in the field of driving dynamics. So, the latest edition with mild hy...

A Super-Fast Family: Audi RS 6, RS 7, RS Q8 And RS 4 Receive Up To 700 HP Of ABT Power

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="42564"] source: ABT Sportsline What began with the solitary Audi RS2 in 1994, and led to the first official RS 4 in 1999, has now become an entire RS family. Its youngest members include the freshly updated Audi RS 4 and the latest versions of the RS 6 and RS 7, as well as the unprecedented RS Q8. Although the stated models have only just come onto the market, appealing ABT Power Performance Upgrades* are already available for all four, and a...