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Audi confirms RS6 spec

Audi has revealed details for its new RS6 quattro avant, which now features a V10 and boasts 578bhp for £77,625 on-the-road.

Deliveries for the new model, which succeeds the 2002 model, will begin in May. A saloon version will be available in the summer.

The 5.0-litre engine under the bonnet, mated to a six-speed tiptronic automatic transmission, will blast the RS6 from 0-62mph in 4.6 seconds and then on to an electronically limited top speed of 155mph.

For a full list of the UK specification click on the next page.

The most powerful production Audi - the new RS 6 quattro Avant - joins the UK Audi range in May priced at £77,625 OTR #AM_ART_SPLIT# Wheels, tyres and suspension

  • 9.5Jx20 '5-segment-spoke' design alloy wheels with 275/35R20 tyres
  • Dynamic Ride Control (DRC) sports suspension system with 3 level control
  • High performance braking system
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
  • RS specific quattro sports chassis

    Safety and security

  • Audi Parking System Plus with front and rear sensors
  • Front and rear ISOFIX seats with front passenger airbag de-activation switch
  • Front and rear side airbags with Sideguard curtain airbags
  • Electromechanical parking brake
  • Cruise control
  • Light and rain sensor for automatic activation of lights and windscreen wipers


  • Front and rear seat heating
  • Satin Nappa leather with contrast stitching and RS embossing
  • RS specific front sports seats, electrically adjustable, driver's side with memory
  • Electric lumbar support

    Audio and communication

  • Audi Music Interface (AMI)
  • Bluetooth mobile phone connection
  • BOSE surround sound
  • Six disc CD changer - .mp3 and .wma file compatible
  • MMI Multi Media Interface with 7" high resolution screen
  • DVD Navigation with TMC functionality
  • DAB digital radio

    Interior equipment

  • Front and rear floor mats
  • Instrument surround in high-gloss Piano Black finish
  • Carbon inlays
  • Interior lighting package
  • Auto dimming interior mirror
  • RS flat bottom multi-function steering wheel with gearshift paddles
  • Drivers Information System (DIS) in colour
  • Luggage compartment net
  • Headlining in black cloth

    Exterior equipment

  • Rear lights using LED technology
  • Adaptive Light including Xenon headlights and LED daytime-driving lights
  • Coming home and leaving home lighting function selectable through MMI
  • Auto dimming, heated, folding door mirrors with memory function
  • Paint finish in metallic or pearl effect
  • Twin oval exhausts
  • Matt finish aluminium wing mirror housings, roof rails, window trims and grille
  • Automatically actuated electric tailgate

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