2008 Audi RS 6 Avant is the most powerful production model from
Audi. Its immense power comes from a twin-turbo V10 developing
580 horsepower and 480 ft-lbs (650 Nm) of torque at 1,500 -
6,250 rpm. The power is run through a six-speed tiptronic gearbox
to all four wheels, 60 percent of the power reaches the rear
wheels while the remainder is sent to the front.
The suspension of the Audi RS 6 has been designed for high speed
performance as well as comfort on long journeys. The shock absorbers
and spring settings, have been adapted to the new level of performance.
In terms of driving feel the Audi RS 6 combines the precision
and cornering ability of a sports car with the relaxed straight-line
stability of a comfortable cruiser. The standard Dynamic Ride
Control DRC, from the current Audi
RS 4 and consistently enhanced, plays a major role here.
This system reduces pitching and rolling movements about the
longitudinal and transverse axis of the vehicle entirely without
the aid of electronics and solely according to the laws of fluid
The potent braking system of the Audi RS 6 can be further enhanced
with the 20" wheel option and ceramic brakes with 420 mm
discs at the front and 356 mm discs at the rear.
The interior of the 2008 Audi RS 6 offers an impressive synthesis
of sporty elegance and exclusiveness. The extremely high standard
of craftsmanship typical for Audi is complemented by an equally
sporty and elegant combination of top-class materials. Carbon
fiber, aluminium, leather and Alcantara create an ambiance
that is unique even in the world of high-performance cars.
The steering wheel is available in two forms, the multifunction
sports steering wheel with a 3-spoke design, and the distinctive
flat-bottomed RS sports steering wheel, likewise with multifunction
controls and shift paddles for the transmission. The cockpit
of the RS 6 additionally features a boost pressure gauge. Displays
for boost pressure, oil temperature and lap timer can be called
up via the driver information system.
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