In February of this 12 months, Audi rolled out an Anniversary Package for a number of efficiency fashions in Europe to have fun 25 years of Audi’s Racing Sport, the division belting out grunty and vigorous RS fashions. Now America will get its flip, because of the RS 6 Avant RS Tribute Edition. Here and in Europe, the bundle is pays homage to the mannequin that opened Audi’s hi-po wagon account, the 1994 RS 2 Avant. The Germans developed the automobile with Porsche, giving it specs that also get up in the present day: 2.2-liter turbocharged inline-five-cylinder with 311 horsepower and 302 pound-feet of torque, 0-60 miles per hour in 4.eight seconds, and a prime pace of 160 mph. Launched and promoted in a Nogaro Blue end, that wagon in that coloration was and nonetheless is the bees knees. The 2021 RS 6 Avant RS Tribute Edition picks up the baton on specs, though nothing adjustments from the usual wagon. That means a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 with 591 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque, a 0-60 time of three.5 seconds, and a prime pace of 190 miles per hour.
What’s particular in regards to the tribute are the Nogaro Blue Pearl Effect paint and body-colored mirror caps contrasted with black optic accents on the grille, roof rails, aspect sills and rear diffuser. The 22-inch forged aluminum wheels put on Pirelli P Zero PZ4 summer time tires and conceal crimson brake calipers. Inside, Valcona S Sport seats pair with a perforated steering wheel and RS ground mats, the black inside trimmed with carbon twill inlays and sewn up with Denim blue cross-stitching. Audi’s added a couple of tech choices to the particular version, putting in the Driver Assistance Package with adaptive cruise management and aspect help, the Executive Package with a heads up show, Bang & Olufsen 3D audio, heated rear seats, soft-close doorways and the game exhaust.
Audi’s making simply 25 examples for the U.S. market, so it is perhaps simpler to seek out an authentic RS 2 Avant within the U.S., and that ur-wagon wasn’t offered right here. Those who do handle to get an allocation will want $137,845 earlier than the vendor decides so as to add any premium. After choices, that is about 13,000 greater than the usual automobile, which sounds about proper for exclusivity and factory-applied Nogaro Blue.