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2025 Audi RS 6 Avant GT channels IMSA GTO historical past for remaining swan track


The tip of the street looms for the present Audi RS 6 Avant, however not earlier than a grand finale.

On Monday, the 2025 Audi RS 6 Avant GT debuted because the swan track for the present fire-breathing wagon that channels the automaker’s IMSA racing legacy.

2025 Audi RS 6 Avant GT

2025 Audi RS 6 Avant GT

Audi mentioned it can construct 660 models globally with manufacturing commencing the second quarter, and solely 85 of these automobiles will probably be coming to the U.S. market. The timeline for manufacturing is just a little unknown attributable to some components being hand-made. Costs will probably be introduced nearer to the automotive’s launch, however anticipate a premium over the usual RS 6 Avant’s $127,490 worth of entry.

The RS 6 Avant GT is a manufacturing model of the RS 6 GTO idea from 2020. Each pay homage to Audi’s IMSA GTO race automotive that dominated the sequence within the early ’90s. 

2025 Audi RS 6 Avant GT

2025 Audi RS 6 Avant GT

Each RS 6 Avant GT coming to America will probably be painted Arkona White and have a model-specific decal bundle that’s reminiscent, however not the identical, because the Audi’s ’90s race automotive. The automotive will begin life on the usual A6 meeting line in Neckarsulm, Germany, however then be transferred to the automaker’s Böllinger Höfe plant the place the R8 and E-Tron GT are made, for remaining meeting by hand. 

There the RS 6 Avant GT will obtain a carbon fiber hood, wider carbon fiber entrance fenders with air extractors within the rear by the door’s edge, a brand new entrance bumper with a triple mail slot up entrance just like the ’90s race automobiles and flatter grille with mesh insert, a set of facet skirts, and a carbon fiber rear bumper that includes a useful diffuser and vertically centered reflector like a race automotive. A double rear wing acts because the of completion, although U.S. automobiles miss out on this contact and can make do with a GT-specific roof spoiler with out roof rails.

2025 Audi RS 6 Avant GT

2025 Audi RS 6 Avant GT

A customized set of 22-inch wheels painted in white function an Avus design and are wrapped Continental Sport Contact 7 tires.

2025 Audi RS 6 Avant GT

2025 Audi RS 6 Avant GT

Contained in the RS 6 Avant GT encompasses a black inside, and in different markets carbon-backed sport bucket seats up entrance with a honeycomb suede materials. The U.S. will not obtain these and can function the RS 6 Avant Efficiency customary seats with purple and copper stitching. Every automotive could have a construct quantity on the middle console.

Underneath the hood Audi’s 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 stands pat at 621 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque because it does with the RS 6 Avant Efficiency. An 8-speed automated transmission and all-wheel drive stay customary. Audi mentioned RS 6 Avant GTs obtain new tuning for the Quattro sport differential for extra rear-bias energy cut up in Dynamic driving mode.

Prime pace checks in at 190 mph and the 0-60 mph dash stays 3.3 seconds, identical because the RS 6 Avant Efficiency mannequin.

Each RS 6 Avant GT will probably be fitted with a set of manually adjustable coilover dampers with increased spring charges. The coilovers decrease the experience top by 10 mm and have three-way adjustability. Audi mentioned a raise is critical to regulate the coilovers. Stiffer stabilizer bars (30% up entrance and 80% within the rear) have been fitted to assist fight physique roll round corners. Carbon ceramic brakes are customary.

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