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...

Find of the Day: 2003 Audi RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="56570"] words: Bill, photos: Blue Star Motors Several months ago, I posted a C5 RS 6 Avant and that one was in Canada...and so is this one. A recent import from Japan, this one isn't your average RS 6 Avant (not like any RS 6 is average). Here's the ad: Just imported from Japan and recently registered here in BC. This is a rare Audi RS6 Avant Quattro. Well equipped with Heated power front Recaro leather seats, Heated Recaro rear seats, ...

Video of the Day: AMG A45 S vs Audi RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54530"] words: Bill, video: carwow An odd pair to drag since the AMG is a turbo four cylinder and the RS 6 is a twin-turbo V8 but Mat from carwow has a reason. You see, the yellow AMG is his daily driver and he's going to replace it with the Audi RS 6 Avant...good choice, Mat. The driver in the RS 6 is his girlfriend. I don't know what her driving pedigree is but it's probably not as good as Mat's. Normally, I don't spoil the results of a test ...

The Very First North American ABT RS6-R is a Californian

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54403"] source: ABT America For the first time ever the legendary five-door Avant is available in North America in limited quantities, presenting ABT Sportsline with the opportunity to extend its famous ABT RS6-R to this important market as well. The very first completed RS6-R in North America was built by ABT’s longtime partner Pacific German in Laguna Hills, California. Of course, the ABT RS6-R demands exceptional visual enhancements. The Ger...

Video of the Day: On Board with The Stig and the Audi RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54371"] words: Bill, video: Top Gear In yesterday's Video of the Day, we watched Jay Leno drive an Audi RS 6 Avant rather sedately through the streets. While it's always great to see an RS 6 Avant, Jay didn't exactly thrill us. Enter The Stig...remember him? He takes us on a Stig's eye view of the famous Top Gear track and he doesn't disappoint. Take a nostalgia trip across the line as you watch the video below. Enjoy and don't forget to tu...

Video of the Day: Jay Leno Compares the Audi RS 6 Avant to the 1939 Chevy Master Deluxe Station Wagon

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="54290"] words: Bill, video: Audrain Automobile Museum Ok so it not a direct comparison; no drag race, no rolling race, etc. In fact, it's not much of a comparison between two vehicles but rather a highlight of what the Audi RS 6 Avant is. Jay Leno and Donald Osborne take a ride in this Nogaro Blue Tribute edition and talk wagons. What's a better conversation than wagons? Ride along with Jay and Donald in the video below. [embed]https://y...