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New Audi RS6 Avant sub 4 seconds

5 Dec , 2012  


The third generation Audi RS6 Avant is promised to have a less than 4 seconds 0-60 time!

The juicy bits:

  • 0-62 in 3.9 seconds
  • Top speed governed to 155MPH but can be increased on demand to 174 or 189MPH!
  • 28.8MPG possible
  • Twin turbo 4.0 litre V8 TFSI engine
  • Power output to be 560PS between 5,700 and 6,700 RPM
  • 700NM of torque
  • Turbo chargers and intercooler mounted inside the V of the cylinder banks
  • Switch-able flaps inside the exhaust control the sound
  • 40% fuel economy over the old model
  • Start stop and thermal management technology as standard
  • COD (cylinder on demand) turns off unused cylinders when cruising
  • COD takes a few hundredths of a second
  • Adaptive air suspension or Dynamic Ride Control which uses steel springs
  • 390mm 6 piston front brakes
  • 420mm carbon ceramic brakes available as an option
  • Standard 20 inch alloys, three 21 inch optional alloys to choose from
  • 100kg lighter than the outgoing model
  • OTR price of £77,000
  • Available early 2013




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