Audi has taken a big leap with the introduction of the RS6 Avant GT, an much more dynamic model of its already spectacular RS6 Avant Efficiency. Identified for its mix of energy and practicality, the RS6 Avant Efficiency boasts a 621-horsepower V8 engine and a 0-60 mph time of simply 3.3 seconds. The GT variant additional refines this formidable package deal.
The Avant GT shares the Efficiency mannequin’s twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 engine, delivering an equivalent 621 horsepower and 625 pound-feet of torque. Nonetheless, the GT has been finely tuned to succeed in 60 mph (96km/h) in a mere 3.2 seconds, shaving off a tenth of a second from the usual mannequin’s time. It additionally accelerates to 124 mph (200km/h) in 11.5 seconds, 1.5 seconds quicker than the Efficiency model, and might attain a high pace of 190 mph (305km/h).
The RS6 GT’s capabilities prolong past straight-line pace. It boasts a 10-millimetre discount in trip top, achieved by way of manually adjustable coilover suspension.
This, coupled with stiffer stabiliser bars, three-way electronically adjustable dampers, and an up to date differential with a larger rear bias, enhances its dealing with. The car additionally options Continental Sport Contact 7 tyres for improved grip.
Audi’s design workforce drew inspiration for the RS6 GT’s exterior from the enduring Audi 90 Quattro IMSA GTO race automotive. The GT mannequin is adorned with the distinctive crimson, white, and black Audi racing livery and sits on 22-inch wheels, a nod to the legendary 90 Quattro. This distinctive design would be the sole possibility out there within the US, whereas different markets may have a wide range of paint selections.
The RS6 Avant GT additionally introduces a carbon fibre hood, out there in partially or absolutely uncovered choices. New fender designs improve airflow, and GT badges are strategically positioned on the outside. Inside, the cabin is lavishly outfitted in black leather-based and Alcantara, accented with crimson quilted stitching on the seats. Sport bucket seats with carbon backing, and restricted version badging on the centre console, additional spotlight the car’s exclusivity.
Audi’s dedication to rarity and craftsmanship is clear within the RS6 Avant GT’s manufacturing. Solely 660 models will likely be crafted globally, with meticulous consideration to element within the hand-built parts. These embody the carbon hood, fenders, bumper, spoiler, suspension, and exterior wrap, all assembled by expert designers and engineers in Germany. Distribution will see 60 models allotted to the UK, 85 to the US and simply 7 to Canada.