Yes, the RS6 Avant is hot, but what about the others?
By all measures, Audi is leading the way in powerful German luxury. We have been following the arrival of the RS6 Avant because fast wagons are the antithesis of lumbering, massive SUVs. So, if you are in the market for a new quattro, here are the juicy updates.
A new RS Design package debuts on the RS5, RS6 RS7, and the RS Q8. if you haven’t expeirenced tlast one, its a great way to own a Lamborghini Urus while flying under the radar. The RS Design package includes an RS-specific character that amplifies performance textiles, and design components. After a brief absence, a flat-bottom steering wheel with hands-on detection is now standard equipped on all RS 6 Avant and RS 7 models.
Next up is Dynamic Ride Control. This system divorces the sway bars by using 48v solenoids. They negate pitch and roll at each corner for a silky ride. It is now optional on the RS6 & RS7. Check out these wild new RS6 Avants for sale.
Finally, we learn the details of the 2022 R8 Performance RWD gets a bump in power. The indestructible V10 now offers 562 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque. The sport exhaust has been calibrated for the increased growl, and racing bucket seats have been borrowed from the Huracan STO.
|Model||Engine||Transmission||Premium||Premium Plus||Prestige||Specialty Trim Starting MSRP|
|RS 6 Avant||4.0-liter, V8||Tiptronic®||–||–||–||$112,000|
|RS 7||4.0-liter, V8||Tiptronic®||–||–||–||$114,500|
|RS Q8||4.0-liter, V8||Tiptronic®||–||–||–||$115,400|
|R8 Coupe V10 performance RWD||5.2-liter, V10||S tronic®||–||–||–||$146,500|
|R8 Coupe V10 performance quattro||5.2-liter, V10||S tronic®||–||–||–||$197,600|
|R8 Spyder V10 performance RWD||5.2-liter, V10||S tronic®||–||–||–||$158,700|
|R8 Spyder V10 performance quattro||5.2-liter V10||S tronic®||–||–||–||$211,300|
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