Audi RS6 Avant 2020 – a new generation of charged wagon Audi
The new station wagon Audi RS6 Avant was officially loaded by the C8 branch of Audi – Audi Sport on August 20, 2019 on the eve of the world premiere of the novelty at the Frankfurt Motor Show. In our review of the Audi RS6 Avant 2019-2020 – photos, videos, price, specifications and characteristics of the new generation RS6 station wagon, which is also the leader of the "sixth" Audi family. The start of sales of the new Audi RS6 Avant C8 is scheduled for the European market in the first quarter of 2020 at a price of 125 thousand euros. recently and the new America "ereska" will appear later – in the second quarter of next year.
Let’s start our review with the most important, in our opinion, technical specifications of the Audi RS6 Avant C8 2019-2020. The new charged "ereska" is equipped with an upgraded V8 4.0 TFSI biturbo gasoline engine, the novelty inherited from its predecessor, but in addition to the 48-volt system, a "mild hybrid" mild hybrid. The engine puts out 600 horsepower. with. and 800 Nm and is paired with 8 Tiptronic automatic transmissions and a proprietary quattro all-wheel drive system with a mechanical center differential. The acceleration of a new generation charged RS6 wagon from 0 to 100 km/h is 3.6 seconds and from 0 to 200 km/h in 8.4 seconds, of course, when you activate the start control and a top speed of 250 km (electronic limiter ).
The technical arsenal includes an active rear differential, a fully controlled chassis, air suspension with a sporty setting. And on a fee basis dynamic ride dampers with electronic control. Selecting driving modes Audi selection dial allows you to activate one of the six proposed options (comfort, auto, dynamic, efficiency, extreme PC1 and PC2). The last two modes, by the way, with fine individual settings, and their activation is assigned to a special button on the steering wheel.
The new Audi RS6 Avant impresses with excellent performance, but… The Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG Coupe is even more powerful (4.0-litre V8 biturbo 612 hp 850 Nm) and more dynamic from 0 to 100 km/h in 3, 5 seconds. Audi fans can only hope that the company from Ingolstadt will present a new version of the performance Audi RS6 Avant. A generation before the engine produced 605 horsepower, so looking at the engine in the normal RS6 wagon, you can expect the performance version to get 650 horsepower.
Externally loaded wagon Audi RS6 Avant is very different from its usual platform brother Audi A6 Avant. Common parts in sports and conventional wagons, only the roof, trunk and front doors. So "ereska" hood with domed bonnet, original bumpers (front with huge air intakes and spectacular aerodynamic body kit, powerful rear diffuser and two large caliber oval exhaust pipes), extended on each side by 40 mm wheel arches, able to make 21 2-inch wheels with 275/30 R21 and tires (optional 22-inch with 285/30 R22 tires), silver body decorations (body mirror inserts on front and rear bumpers and sills), darkened headlights from the Audi A7 Sportback and position lamps, with excellent stylish graphics, PC spoiler.
The front track has been extended to 1668 mm and the rear track to 1651 mm. Standard set of 420 mm brake discs at the front and 370 mm at the rear axle. For an additional fee, carbon-ceramic discs (front 440 mm, 370 mm rear) are offered, which reduces the weight of unsprung by 34 kg.
The interior of the Audi RS6 Avant C8 is chic with sporty notes, rich equipment and high quality materials used for decoration. There is a sports steering wheel with a rim truncated at the bottom and perforated Alcantara leather trim RS sports seats in the first row with pronounced lateral support and for the first time “areski" ventilated, perforated Valcona leather trim, virtual instrument panel with RS graphics interface, a pair of color displays on the center console, decorative carbon fiber inserts, LED lights. And a solid luggage compartment that can take 565-1680 liters of payload.