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Sportec releases Stage 1 performance kit for Audi RS6 Avant

Sportec releases Stage 1 performance kit for Audi RS6 Avant

Even though many tuners released a sport package for the Audi RS6 Avant, this didn’t stop Sportec in developing its own sport Stage 1 performance kit for the same car. The new package features a reprogrammed ECU which ads 70HP to the car’s 5.0L bi-turbocharged V10 reaching to 650hP at 6,300rpm. With the new kit aboard the RS6 is now capable of reaching 160 mph in under 4.4 seconds with a top speed of 190 mph. There is also available a lowering kit and a set of 20 or 22-inch lightweight alloy wheels.

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Audi RS6 Avant by IMSA

Audi RS6 Avant by IMSA

IMSA, a German tuner specializing in high-end sport cars such as Lamborghini, unveiled today its latest tuning kit for the Audi RS6 Avant. The new program consists in a power boost of 70 hp, a modest one if we think at the 715 hp Audi RS6 Avant by B&B or the 702 hp RS6 Avant by MTM. However, the vehicle can sprint from 0-60 mph in just 4.3 seconds, that’s 0.1 seconds faster than the Kicherer Mercedes SL63 AMG. The sprint from 0-124 mph is made in 13.8 seconds.

In order to obtain these performance figures the tuner added new high-flow air intakes as well as a new exhaust system. A new suspension system was also added, lowering the car with up to 25 millimeters, providing better stability at high speeds.

A car that goes this fast also has to be able to well. To accomplish this, a new set of brake discs were mounted, measuring 14” in front and 13.8” the back as well as new 20” ultra-light alloy wheels.

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Audi RS6 - first official video

Audi RS6 - first official video

After the first official images and details on the 2009 RS6, Audi revealed the first official video of the sporty sedan. Sales will begin in mid-October and will be available for 105,550 euros (about $157,000).

The RS6 is powered by a 5.0 liter V10 engine capable to develop an astonishing 580 hp and 480 ft lbs of torque. The engine catapults the car from 60 mph in under 4.5 seconds while the top speed is electronically limited at 155 mph or, at customer’s request to 174.


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Audi R-S-Street by Kicherer

Audi R-S-Street by Kicherer

The Audi RS6 Avant is becoming a popular customizing car. After ABT, MTM and B&B versions, Kicherer of Germany unveiled today its customization options for the Audi RS6 Avant. Dubbed Audi R-S-Street, the vehicle comes with a power increase from 580 hp to 700 hp. The extra horses make the 0-60 mph sprint is achieved in 4.3 seconds, the 0-124 mph is made in 13 seconds while the top speed is electronically limited to 173 mph.

In order to deliver better stability the car not only received a new suspension system that lowers the car by 25 millimeters, but also gets a new rear air diffuser. A new exhaust system is used for a better sound of the engine. The body kit of the vehicle includes carbon fiber mirror covers and front lip spoiler. What is really special at this car is the custom body paint and the custom 22 inch wheels which complement the kit.

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Audi RS6 Avant by B&B

Audi RS6 Avant by B&B

After ABT unveiled its customized Audi RS6 Avant with 700 hp and 590 ft lbs of torque, its main rival, B&B unveiled its new tuning kit for the German car. The new program from B&B has 4 versions of boost for the V10 TFSI engine, developing 650, 670, 700 and 715 hp. With the 4th level installed, the car can hit 60 mph in just 3.6 seconds, with 0.3 seconds faster than the ABT RS6 Avant, and has a top speed of 200 mph.

Also, a new a new suspension kit was added in order to obtain a better stability. No words about the price yet. Also check Audi RS6 Avant by ABT.

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Audi RS6 Avant by ABT

Audi RS6 Avant by ABT

It didn’t take too long and ABT, the great tuning specialist in German cars unveiled its version of the Audi RS6 Avant. The new vehicle includes the same V10 TFSI engine, but improved from 580 hp and 480 ft lbs of torque to 700 hp and 590 ft lbs of torque. ABT didn’t remove the body kit, but new 20” as wheels were added as well as a new suspension kit which lowers in order to make it more stable.

With the new improvements the vehicle can hit 60 mph in just 3.9 seconds and has a top speed of 200 mph. More information and availability when the official details are released.

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Audi RS6 sedan will be revealed at the Paris Auto Show

Audi RS6 sedan will be revealed at the Paris Auto Show

Audi will unveil the sedan version of the sporty RS6 this October at the Paris Auto Show. Latest spy shots reveal that the car is in the final stages of development and is ready to give headaches to the 507-hp Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG and the 500-hp BMW M5.

The RS6 sedan will be powered by a V10 twin-turbo FSI direct-injection engine producing 580-hp. Now imagine what tuners will do to this car!

Stay tuned, more details will follow shortly.

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MTM RS6 R based on the Audi RS6 Avant

MTM RS6 R based on the Audi RS6 Avant

Audi RS6 Avant comes already with 580 hp and 650 Nm of torque but for those folks who consider that this is not enough there’s always MTM. The tuner unveiled today an even more powerful version of the German station wagon.

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With the help of some ECU tweaking an astonishing 656 hp and 785 Nm of torque was obtained. With these numbers, the sprint from 0-100 km/h is made in 3.9 seconds while the top speed can be limited at 279, 290 or 310 km/h. All these are offered at a price of 3999 euro. According to the manufacturer, an even more powerful version of the vehicle is under development with a massive 702 hp.

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Audi RS6 Avant by MTM

Audi RS6 Avant by MTM

For those who think that the 580 hp of the Audi RS6 Avant aren’t enough, there is MTM. The tuning house boosted the RS6 to an astonishing 702 hp, making the sprint from 0-100 km/g possible in less than four seconds while the top speed exceeds 300 km/h. A good improvement if we think that the ”standard” RS6 sprinted to 100 km/h in less than 5 seconds while the top speed was electronically limited to 250 km/h.

According to the tuner the car could go way over 320 km/h but with the addition of a new aerodynamic kit. For the moment the vehicle was fitted only with a carbon fiber ar diffuser, Price of the upgrade: $6,300 or around $1,500 just for removing the electronic speed limiter which makes the car stop at 280 km/h.

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Audi RS6 Sedan to be revealed at the Paris Auto Show

Audi RS6 Sedan to be revealed at the Paris Auto Show

Audi will unveil the RS6 Sedan at the Paris Motor Show in October. Spy photographers from Auto Motor Und Sport caught it while testing!

The RS6 was already unveiled in the Avant version, but the sedan will feature new rear lights. Audi will put in the RS6 Sedan the well-known lights from the A4-Facelift.

Under the hood there will be the same V10 engine with FSI direct injection and twin turbochargers from the RS6 Avant version that will develop 580 hp.

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Audi RS6 Avant by H&R

Audi RS6 Avant by H&R

Nobody tried to modify theAudi RS6 Avant, until today when H&R unveiled its customized German car. As we are used to, ther car has no modifications at the exterior but for 380 euros, H&R offers a new set of sport springs which can lower the car up to 30 mm.

According to the manufacturer the modifications are made without loosing any comfort. For those who want better handling, H&R can improve also the chassis of the car. Of course, all the H&R components are approved by the German TUV.

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New Audi RS6 Avant Plus to debut in 2011

New Audi RS6 Avant Plus to debut in 2011

Due to a leak of informations in the Audi plant we found out that the more potent ”Plus” version of the Audi RS6 is going to be introduced at the end of its production, somewhere in 2011. Like the previous version the RS6 Plus will deliver more power than the standard version which delivers 580 hp.

The previous RS6 Plus was powered by a 480 hp engine, with 30 hp more than the standard. The new generation will deliver around 610+ if we consider that a minimum 30 hp will be added to the engine. Also, the production of the vehicle will be limited to 1000 units.

Before the arrival of the RS6 Plus we expect an answer from the other two important German manufacturers, Bmw and Mercedes, with their next-generation M5 and E63 saloons.

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