Audi Adds Trio of RS Models to U.S. Lineup
Representing the latest chapter in the highly successful history of Audi Sport, a trio of 2021 RS models are now on sale to customers in the U.S. – the highly anticipated RS 6 Avant, the RS 7, and the first RS-SUV, the RS Q8.
High-performance Audi wagons have a cult following like no other, and Audi RS 6 Avant fans have been licking their chops for this one to arrive n the U.S. It offers brash design, exhilarating driving dynamics and everyday functionality for the driving enthusiast. The 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine in the RS 6 Avant delivers 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque to send this swagger wagon from 0-60 in just 3.5 seconds. The exclusive "RS Tribute Edition" with a limited production of 25 units, pays homage to the 1994 RS 2 Avant. Starting price for the RS 6 Avant is $110,045.
The second generation of the RS 7 returns to the U.S. with stunning performance and the striking design of the all-new RS design language. The five-door coupe is equipped with a 4.0-liter TFSI® bi-turbo V8 that generates 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque. The athletic performance capabilities of the RS 7 are underlined by its lowered stance, aggressive RS styling, and flared wheel arches that make it nearly an inch wider on each side over the A7. Price of entry is $115,095.
Invigorating the performance model line, the first RS SUV in the U.S., the RS Q8 combines the genes of a high-performance RS model with the practicality of an SUV and the dynamic design of an Audi coupe. Featuring a bi-turbo V8 engine to deliver exhilarating performance and driving dynamics, the RS Q8 sets a new standard as do-it-all spearhead of the RS model line. The RS Q8 is currently the fastest production SUV to lap the renowned Nürburgring racetrack with an official time of 7 minutes and 42.2 seconds. $115,595 gets you into the conversation..