The Audi RS 6 Avant Performance and RS 7 Sportback Performance redefine what you thought you knew about station wagons and sedans. These aren’t your typical family haulers. You can haul ass in these Audis driving your kids to school while forgetting that you used to be single and free.
The RS 6 Avant Performance is a station wagon that’s been hitting the weights. It’s got a 4.0-liter V8 engine that produces 621 horsepower and 627 ft lbs of torque. The RS6 can hit 0-60 in 3.3 seconds. While these models are powered by traditional combustion engines, it’s worth noting that Audi is making significant strides in the electric vehicle market, with strong demand for their EV offerings despite a slight dip in overall sales.
You can’t just be about brute force though.
The exterior is a masterclass in design, with a sophisticated look that matches its impressive performance. Inside, it’s all luxury, with top-notch materials and state-of-the-art technology. Audi won’t ever skimp on luxury.
Both cars come with Audi’s quattro all-wheel drive system, which provides excellent traction and handling. They also feature an 8-speed automatic transmission that delivers smooth and quick shifts.
Inside isn’t anything less than you’d expect from Audi. A high-resolution digital instrument cluster that provides all the information you need at a glance. A a touchscreen infotainment system that’s as easy to use as your smartphone. And don’t forget about the advanced driver-assistance systems that help keep you safe on the road. It’s like having a personal assistant who’s always looking out for you.
The RS 6 Avant Performance starts at $130,000, while the RS 7 Sportback Performance starts at $140,000. Yes, they’re not cheap. But when you consider the performance, luxury, and technology you’re getting, they’re worth every penny. It’s like buying a ticket to a five-star vacation: you’re paying for the experience, not just the destination.
The RS 6 Avant Performance and RS 7 Sportback Performance are set to hit the market in the third quarter of 2023, around the same time Audi is expected to unveil its electric vehicle manufacturing plans in Mexico. This move further cements Audi’s commitment to innovation and sustainability in the automotive industry.