Audi RS6 beats the S6? This former wisdom is now almost rendered obsolete by ABT Sportsline, which launches a performance package putting the sporty S6 near the same level as its supersporty cousin. “With ABT Power New Generation we much raise the pulse and the Avant or limo’s performance, too,” says a pleased CEO Hans Jürgen Abt. Instead of 450 hp (331 kW) and 550 Nm, we now have 550 hp (404 kW) and 680 Nm. Fun? Almost unlimited! And now wonder, as the Vmax was raised to 290 kph. Incidentally,
What will happen, if you transplant the 4 liters Audi A8 engine into the car body of its smaller brother A6 and improve the interior of the latter in the same time? The result of this surgical effort is called by the well sounding name Audi RS6 Avant 4.0 TFSI quattro „NEW“. Is it all? The answer to even this question is researched by the O.CT Team. You better believe it! Once more, a mega stunner comes from the development department of the Oberscheider Tuning GmbH Lustenau, Austria.
Sadly, if you live in the States, this is one super wagon that you won’t be able to park under your garage during this phase of your life.
In an email we received today from John Schilling, product communications manager for Audi North America, we were told that, the brand has “No plans on bringing the RS6 Avant here to the U.S.”.