Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes (Nogaro) Blue: Chapter One: A Car (Nut) is Born

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48284"] words and photos: 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. Cars have always been an integral part of my life. Th...

Find of the Day: 2004 Audi RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48150"] words: Bill, photos: Craigslist The C8 RS 6 Avant is coming but this one is already here. Ok, it's a C5 and it's in Canada but our Canadian members may want to grab this. The OG RS 6 was only offered in the North American market as a sedan but we being us, we wanted the Avant. Since Canada has the 15 year import rule as opposed to the US 25 year rule, don't be surprised to see more and more of these show up on the other side of the border...

Video of the Day: Audi RS 6 Avant vs Lamborghini Urus Drag Race

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48135"] words: Bill, photos: Archie Hamilton Racing In today's video, Archie climbs into an Audi RS 6 Avant while his mate gets the Lamborghini Urus. Easy peasy win right? While both are powered by the twin-turbo 4L V8, the Lambo has 641hp/626lb-ft while the RS 6 makes do with 591hp/591lb-ft. However, the Urus weighs in at 4,844lbs; the RS 6 weighs 4,575lb...and sits lower. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48136"] The...

Making of RS: How Audi Sport GMBH Shapes the Character of Its RS Models

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47741"] source: Audi Sport The RS models from Audi Sport GmbH are the dynamic spearheads of their respective product lines. They have a strong character that consists of distinct design differentiation, full everyday usability, effortless top performance, and a thrilling driving experience. This results from a relentless focus on minute details by the designers and development and test engineers, and it is perfected over numerous test drives a...

Want To Add 400 Horses and More Style To Your Audi RS 6 Avant?

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47357"] words: Bill, photos: Wheelsandmore As we anxiously await the arrival of the Audi RS 6 Avant to our shore, those mad lads in Europe are already playing with theirs. German tuner, Wheelsandmore, revealed their vision of what the perfect RS 6 Avant should be. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="47348"] Through software, upgrades to the turbochargers and exhaust, an air filter kit with changed air filter box, and modified intake...

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...

Special Limited Edition ABT RS6-R

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45381"] source: ABT Sportsline Once again, Audi have created the perfect synergy of the sports car and touring estate with the latest RS 6. Each new RS generation is accompanied by new developments. The latest edition is the first to feature optional all-wheel steering. This reduces the turning circle and at speeds above 100 km/h, the rear wheels steer to aid stability. ABT Sportsline is delighted to work with this excellent foundation and is tr...

Video of the Day: 2020 Audi RS 6 Avant vs Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4-Door Drag Race

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="45259"] words: Bill, photo: Lovecars Ok since yesterday's Video of the Day was a little controversial, how about a good old fashion drag race? Tiff Needell in a twin-turbo V8 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S takes on a similar powered Audi RS 6 Avant. It's a little wet but both are all wheel drive while the RS 6 Avant is slightly heavier. They run two drags with one model taking a commanding win and in the second, takes a slim win. So who won? Watch below...

quattro magazine q1_2020: Event Report – Audi RS 6 Avant at Malibu Cars & Coffee

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37981"] words: Denis Podmarkov, Photos: Denis Podmarkov and Colin McCarty Editor’s note: This article originally ran in the q1_2020 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, join Audi Club here. Pinch me, I must be dreaming…the day is here. The day we dreamt about. Begged Audi of America for. The day we all thought was impossible. Today is the day the United States of America gets their first RS Avant...

Video of the Day: Audi RS 6 Avant v BMW M5 Competition v AMG E63 v Porsche Panamera

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44639"] words: Bill, video: carwow When it comes to Mat Watson and getting his hands on the latest and greatest, you know it's going to be fun. In this video, he takes the wheel behind an Audi RS 6 Avant and puts it up against an AMG E63, a BMW M5 Competition, and a Porsche Panamera. If you're familiar with Mat, he puts them through a drag race, a rolling race, and a brake test. So how did our favorite Audi do? Well...let's just say... ...

Money Can’t Buy Happiness… But It Can Buy An RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="44386"] source: Audi of America High-performance RS 6 Avant delivers exhilarating driving dynamics with everyday functionality Capable of 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque, a 4.0-liter TFSI® twin-turbo V8 propels the Avant from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds Impressive wide-bodied, Avant silhouette with RS treatment Once unobtainable in the U.S. market, the RS 6 Avant is now a reality for U.S. customers. The RS 6 Avant defies all expectations of...

quattro Magazine q1_2020: Rear Spoiler Column: Turbo Whine

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37951"] words: Aaron Plante, photos: Denis Podmarkov, Colin McCarty, Audi AG Rear Spoiler: Turbo Whine…I’m not talking forced induction Stop Whining. This is a request to us, the North American Audi enthusiast. Over the last decade we’ve complained about manual transmissions, a wagon-less west, lack of RS models, and the ubiquitous “North America doesn’t get the cool stuff.” Most recently, we’ve replaced that discontent w...

Video of the Day: 2020 Audi RS 6 Avant vs Tesla Model 3 Performance

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="43440"] words: Bill, video: Lovecars Blah Blah Blah...Tesla wins another drag race is what we're used to hearing so why does Tiff Needell in an Audi RS 6 Avant think he can win against a Tesla Model 3 Performance? Well because he has a brand new 2020 RS 6 Avant, that's why. Watch the drag race below and see what happens. We can't wait for the RS 6 Avant to finally hit our shores. [embed]https://youtu.be/xA08EW8rBAs[/embed]

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...

25 Years of Audi RS: Exclusive Anniversary Package

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="40218"] source: Audi Sport “Anniversary package 25 years of RS” now available for order for the TT RS Coupé, RS 4 Avant, RS 5 Coupé and Sportback, RS 6 Avant, and RS 7 Sportback Exterior color Nogaro blue and blue Alcantara elements in the interior as a tribute to the legendary RS 2 Avant Exterior with elements in a matt aluminum look and gloss black 25 years of performance, prestige, and exclusiveness. A quarter of a century ago, the...

Auto Spies: Is The All-New Audi RS 6 Even RELEVANT In An Era Of High-performance SUVs?

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="39004"] source: Auto Spies, photos: Denis Podmarkov, Colin McCarty For whatever reason, the teams at Volkswagen of America (VWoA) and Audi of America (AoA) are always behind the ball. Whether it's product and pushing for their respective import into the US market, or specific parts or technologies, the States always seems to get the short end of the stick... Read the rest of the story HERE

Event: Los Angeles Auto Show 2019

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38937"] words: Bill, photos: Denis Podmarkov for Imola Media, Anthony Garbis This year's LA Auto Show (and the run-up to) was a busy one for Audi: the reveals of the e-tron Sportback, RS 6 Avant, RS 7 Sportback, S8, and the RS Q8. We did however notice that Audi sneaked in one: the RS 5 Panther edition in Audi exclusive Panther Black paint. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="38900"] A total of 100 RS 5 Panther editions (75 Sportb...

Photo Gallery: Audi RS 6 Avant Reveal At Malibu Cars & Coffee

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="37981"] words: Bill, photo: Denis Podmarkov and Colin McCarty for Imola Media Last week, we got word that the Audi RS 6 Avant would be publicly shown for the 1st time in the US at the Malibu Cars & Coffee this past Sunday. People  spotted the Avants before the debut and took some photos but our team (Denis Podmarkov and Colin McCarty from Imola Media) on the ground in Southern California were able to get to Malibu early and snap these. If y...

Two Audi RS 6 Avants Spied in Malibu

Did you know a pair of Audi RS 6 Avants are headed to Malibu? Yeah, so did we and reported on it HERE and HERE yesterday. Audi Sport is taking the aggressive move of sharing them at Malibu Cars & Coffee this weekend ahead of their official domestic reveal later at the Los Angeles Auto Show alongside the RS Q8 and RS 7 Sportback. BUT, did you know they're already in Malibu? Facebook V.I.S.I.T. Group member Evan Gold happened to catch this pair of new RS 6 Avants in traffic yesterday...