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...

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 ...

Audi RS 6 Avant by Mansory

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52958"] words: Bill, photos: Mansory The C8 RS 6 Avant has been out in Europe for awhile which means the tuners over there have been able to put forth their own interpretation of the super Avant. We've featured Wheelsandmore, ABT Sportsline, and MTM...now it's Mansory's turn. This particular Avant was gone over with a fine tooth comb and yours could have the same treatment. [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52961"] Mansory is know...

Trio of RS Models – 2021 RS 6 Avant, RS 7 and Audi RS Q8 – On Sale Now

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52570"] source: Audi of America High-performance RS 6 Avant capable of 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque RS 7 with lowered stance and flared wheel arches emphasize most powerful iteration of Audi Sportback design First RS-SUV from Audi in America delivers dominating performance of RS and everyday functionality of an SUV Representing the latest chapter in the highly successful history of Audi Sport, a trio of 2021 RS models a...

MTM’s 1,001hp Audi C8 RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="52140"] words: Bill, photos: MTM USA When the RS Q8 came out, tuners jumped on it and...well...tuned them into monsters. ABT Sportsline, MANHART, Wheelsandmore, and Lumma Design were just some who had added their own interpretation to the mighty SUV. Now it's the Audi RS 6 Avant's turn. A stock C8 RS 6 Avant has 591hp and 590ft/lb of torque. If that's not enough for you, MTM has the answer. With their Stage 4 upgrade, the 'meek' Avant tur...

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 ...

They’re Heeeerrrrreee…The Audi RS 6 Avant Has Landed in The States

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51303"] words: Bill, photos: Audi of America Yes...the Audi RS 6 is here and Audi was awesome enough to release some photos today of the arrival of the super Avant. At the Port of Davisville, RI, rows and rows of RS 6 Avants await shipment to dealers and eager buyers across the country. This Tango Red example is exactly like the one in The-Lowdown.com's spectacular Video of the Day. I can't wait to see what the lucky owners will do with theirs. ...

The Other Video of the Day: The-Lowdown.com’s 2020 Audi RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="51247"] words: Bill, video: The-Lowdown.com Ok, I know I've already posted a Video of the Day (9-second RS 3) but this one couldn't wait all weekend. When this video sprang onto the scene the other day, many have said it was better than what Audi has ever done. No matter...any video of the RS 6 Avant, I will watch over and over. The-Lowdown.com isn't just driving and making top-shelf videos about their Tango Red RS 6, this is their new project ...

Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes (Nogaro) Blue: Chapter Three: The Avant Life

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50496"] by: 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 and Chapter Two HERE....

The Enigma: The Ultimate RS Models – The Automotive Version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50169"] by: James McRory for Audi Australia, photos: Mark Bramley Thundering twin-turbo soundtrack, extraordinary balance and handling – and you can take the whole family along for the ride – the RS 6 Avant and RS 7 Sportback just keep getting better. They’re big and incredibly luxurious. They each sport absolute state-of-the-art automotive technology and they each deliver supercar performance and handling. In many ways both the&n...

Find of the Day: 1 of 150 Audi RS 6 Avant Nogaro Edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50103"] words: Bill, photos: Motorhome MKK Greeting from the season finale winner of Find of the Day: Throwdown Edition! Sorry about gloating; I've never won an episode before and well...it felt great crushing the completion with this baby. As I was looking for an entry into the show, I ran across this 1 of 150 Audi ABT RS 6 Nogaro Edition. I was so enamored by the car that I didn't pay attention to the vehicles in the background...all motorhomes...

New ABT Exhaust System and Sports Suspension for the Audi RS 6 Avant

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="50018"] source: ABT Sportsline The right soundtrack can make film and stage scenes twice as exciting. This also applies to the RS 6, which already races out of the factory with a sensational 600 hp (441 kW) and 800 Nm. To stir the emotions even further, the new ABT exhaust system is available upon request. Its four parallel pipes and two electrically adjustable exhaust flaps conjure up an acoustic fireworks display with an impressive range of so...

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...