Compared: 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant vs. 2021 Audi A6 allroad – Enthusiast Unit vs. Consumer Unit

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="65009"] words: George, photos: George Achorn, Bill Cho Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2021 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. “Consumer Unit”. It’s a term you hear when you spend time with a manufacturer like Audi. Loosely stated, it’s a car seen out in the wild and operated by a private owner. It’s a car that’s been purchased and driven b...

Event- Northeast RS 6 Treffen

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64383"] words: George Achorn, photos: Lenny Piedmont Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2021 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. There’s something special about the arrival of a new performance offering like the RS 6 Avant. One-part pent-up demand and one-part the high level at which enthusiasts engage with such a car (sampled and compared on pp. 22-...

Video of the Day: C7 RS 6 Avant vs C8 RS 6 Avant Drag Race with Daniel Abt

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64046"] words: Bill, video: Daniel Abt If you've ever wondered how the older C7 stacked up to the new C8 RS 6 Avant, wonder no more. In Daniel Abt's (yes, that Daniel Abt) latest YouTube video, he pits the two super wagons against each other. Thankfully, there are English subtitles for those who don't speak German. While the C7 has a lot of miles on it, it's been upgraded with ABT power as has its younger sibling, the C8. Both put out about 700...

And the Winner of the Audi Club RS 6 Avant Sweepstakes is…

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="59867"] Over a year ago (it seems like a lifetime), we were talking about our next sweepstakes. Our previous one had ended and the prize was a choice between an RS 5 Coupe, an RS 5 Sportback, or an e-tron SUV. At that time, it was the most expensive prize Audi Club had ever offered. "Why not think bigger?" The newest and hottest Audi had just been announced for North America and we had to get our hands on one. The Audi RS 6 Avant was finally co...

Audi Club Sweepstakes Giveaway: An Ivan Shmatov quattro Canvas…and a quattro Sticker

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62988"] drawings: Ivan Shmatov We are coming down to the last couple of weeks before someone is named the new owner of an Audi exclusive RS 6 Avant with goodies from Audi Accessories, Thule, Griot's Garage, and Mountain Hardwear so we decided to go out with a bang. quattro Magazine was fortunate enough to interview Audi Sport designer, Ivan Shmatov, for the Q2_2021 issue (you can read about Ivan HERE) and he gladly designed the cover of the issue...

An Audi Club Sweepstakes Giveaway: One Thule Paramount Backpack for One Lucky Winner but a Lifted Quattro Sticker for Everyone!

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62890"] Can you believe that the Audi Club Audi exclusive RS 6 Avant Sweepstakes has less than 30 days to go (last day is August 31, 2021)? One lucky person will win the RS 6 Avant and thanks to our Sweepstakes partner, Thule, one lucky participant of the sweepstakes will win this Thule Paramount Backpack 27L! For life on the go, keep your Thule Paramount packed with everything you need for the day. This stylish yet versatil...

Audi Club RS 6 Avant Sweepstakes Giveaway: A Griot’s Garage G9 Orbital 2-Step Ceramic Kit

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62582"] The Audi Club Audi exclusive RS 6 Avant Sweepstakes is winding down...there are only 5 weeks left (last day is August 31, 2021)! One lucky person will win the RS 6 Avant and one lucky participant of the sweepstakes will win this Griot's Garage G9 Orbital 2-Step Ceramic Kit worth $199.99. So what is included in this kit? From Griot's Garage: A smooth surface is better at reflecting light and that's what gloss comes down to... the paint's a...

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

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="62021"] words: Bill, photo: carwow As electric vehicle become more and more prevalent with the driving community, you will probably see more of these drag races. We all have seen the Tesla Model S blow the doors off ICE competitors and now there's the Plaid edition doing 0-60 in 1.99 seconds and with 1,020hp, the competition is shaking. This Tesla Model X is not a Plaid but rather the 778 hp performance Dual Motor. The hero in this race has...

Interest in the Johann Abt Signature Edition Exceeds All Expectations

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61657"] source: ABT Sportsline ABT Sportsline, the world’s largest automotive aftermarket and performance parts specialist for Audi and VW, impresses its fans again and again with its limited-edition special models. For the company’s 125th anniversary in 2021, the Johann Abt Signature Edition represents a new benchmark. The special series is limited to 64 cars and is a homage to the company’s founder. In 1896, Johann Abt laid the foundation...

Audi Sport GmbH Now Has Largest Product Range Ever

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61536"] source: Audi AG Delivery figures for R and RS models hit record high Systematic electrification strategy in the high-performance segment Audi Sport GmbH had an epic year in 2020, delivering more than 29,300 vehicles to customers – a new record for the high-performance carmaker. With more than 15 R and RS models currently available, it now boasts its largest product range ever. And with its RS e-tron GT, Audi Sport has als...

Three For All: GT Spirit Merlin Purple Matte or Top Speed Daytona Grey or Minichamps Tango Red 1:18 Scale RS 6 Avants

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="61276"] In our last Audi Club Audi exclusive RS 6 Avant sweepstakes giveaway promotion, we gave you a choice between two 1:18 scale models. Now we've upped the ante to three 1:18s from three different modelers in three different colors and you get your choice of any one of them when you enter the RS 6 sweepstakes. Congrats to Fabio C. from the Lone Star chapter who won and chose the Navarra Blue 1:18. The GT Spirit Merlin Purple was the othe...

Your Choice: Win One of These 1:18 Scale Models in the Audi Club RS 6 Avant Sweepstakes

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60699"] Your Choice: Merlin Purple or Navarra Blue? What is our latest promotional giveaway for our Audi exclusive RS 6 Avant Sweepstakes? Why another Audi RS 6 Avant!   This time, we are giving you a choice: do you favor Navarra Blue or Merlin Purple Matte?   While both are 1:18 scale models, there are differences between them. The Navarra Blue is made by Minichamps and the Merlin Purple Matte is made by GT Spirit.   [gallery lin...

Video of the Day: Audi C5 vs C6 vs C7 vs C8 RS 6 Avants

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="60194"] words: Bill, video: carwow Let me just preface this by saying there are no losers here. Mat Watson and his team from carwow seem to know what lies at the center of my heart...the RS 6 Avant in any generation. Here he pits the latest to its older relatives and while we would like to say we know what the results would be, there might be a surprise in the mix. Enjoy the video. [embed]https://youtu.be/8N-QUfl3tXU[/embed]

Find of the Day: 48-Mile 2021 Audi exclusive Voodoo Blue RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="59665"] words: Bill, photos: EMC911 via PCarMarket Ok, I tried not to have RS 6 Avants as Finds of the Day because it's just low hanging fruit. BUT the only other one we featured was an RS Tribute edition and with only 25 of them imported to the States, I had no choice. I mean it would have been irresponsible for me not to post that. And now...oops, I did it again. Regardless of the mileage on this one (it's only 43 miles by the way), i...

Find of the Day: 2021 Audi RS 6 Avant RS Tribute edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="59251"] words: Bill, photos: Adam Lizotte-Zeisler Needless to say that with the Audi C8 RS 6 Avant finally hitting our shores for the 1st time, there has been a lot of excitement. We've seen RS 6 Avants in 'normal' Audi colors and exciting Audi exclusive colors but the King of the Hill color is Nogaro Blue. Not only does it harken back to the OG RS2 Avant but, at least in the US market, a Nogaro Blue RS 6 Avant means that it is a RS Tribute editi...

Video: Unboxing a 1:18 Scale Audi RS 6 Avant Like a Sweepstakes Promotion Winner

In case you've been living under a rock, Audi Club is currently planning to give away an RS 6 Avant in the Audi exclusive color of your choice later this year. In order to keep things exciting between now and then, we're also giving away a 1:18 scale Audi RS 6 Avant from GT Spirit to anyone entering the sweepstakes for the real life 1:1 scale car between January 27 and February 10. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxMDvui_h9E&fbclid=IwAR2b_H4b_LZOtD4U2eke_MT8jPXGm9vdiPjVs5Qg4fUW2yi6cZq...

Petrol vs. Electric Drag Race: Audi RS 6 vs. Tesla Model 3 Performance

While the rivalry may not be age-old, petrol vs. electric is one that has taken the front seat with authority these last few years. Given we're less than 48 hours out from the launch of the new Audi e-tron GT, we've stumbled across this video to remind us that Audi's current product offering also sports some of the best internal combustion cars on the market as well. With the immediate torque of an electric motor and no need for anything like spooling up a turbocharger, electric cars like ...

Audi Club RS 6 Avant Sweepstakes Giveaway: 1:18 scale Audi RS 6 Avant by GT Spirit

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57586"] How great would it be to win an Audi exclusive RS 6 Avant from our Audi Club Sweepstakes? Well in addition to a chance of winning a 1:1 scale Audi RS 6 Avant, we are going to be giving away this 1:18 scale Matte Daytona Grey RS 6 Avant from GT Spirit. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57578"] If you're not familiar with GT Spirit, they create limited edition premium resin models in either 1:12 or 1:18 scale. We were abl...

Win Another Audi RS 6 Avant? Yes, but We’re Not Affiliated.

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="57188"] It's a moment that sort of feels like seeing someone else at the prom wearing the same dress. Yes, we've found another RS 6 Avant Sweepstakes. No, it's not ours. Even still, we bet our readers will want to know about it. As you may recall, Audi Club is giving away an Audi exclusive RS 6 Avant in the color of your choice later this summer (MORE DETAILS AND ENTER HERE). We're pretty excited about that. It's the most expensive car we've ev...

Video of the Day: Audi RS 6 Avant vs Porsche Taycan vs Porsche 911 Turbo vs Tesla Model S P100D vs Tesla Model S P90D vs Tesla Model S P85D

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56735"] words: Bill, video: Motor1.com Motor1.com had a little fun pitting two ICE cars up against the electric competition on a runway in Turkey: a C7 RS 6 Avant and a 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo in one corner and a Porsche Taycan Turbo, a Tesla Model S P100D, a Tesla Model S P90D, and a Tesla Model S P85D in the other. They took these vehicles through a 1000 meter drag race, a rolling race, and a brake test...standard fare it seems these days...