Audi RS 6 Avant Model Overview at Audi Louisville

Key Features

  • Starting at $112,000 MSRP
  • 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine with 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque with eight-speed Tiptronic® transmission
  • 0-60 MPH time of 3.5 seconds and top track speed of 155 MPH
  • Standard quattro® permanent all-wheel drive with quattro® sport differential
  • RS-specific exterior accents including 1.6 inches of additional body width, Singleframe grille is finished in gloss black, and RS front fascia
  • Audi drive select system with six customizable drive modes including RS-specific RS1 and RS2 modes
  • RS adaptive air suspension with controlled damping
  • MMI touch response® system and Audi virtual cockpit

About the Audi RS 6 Avant

In the 25-year history of Audi RS vehicles, one of the most recognized and coveted models in the lineup has been the Audi RS 6 Avant. Offering an unparalleled combination of exhilarating performance and everyday practicality, the RS 6 Avant is an excellent choice for any driving enthusiast. Engineered to excite the senses, the RS 6 Avant is powered by an impressive 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine with 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque paired with a standard eight-speed Tiptronic® transmission. This exclusive model stands out with a collection of RS-specific exterior styling cues including a body width that's enlarged by 1.6 inches for a bold stance both at speed and at a standstill. Customizable drive modes let you tailor your driving experience to suit your preferences or the current road conditions at the press of a button. With the release of the Audi RS 6 Avant, it's your turn to write the next chapter in the legendary history of Audi Sport.

What the Critics Say

"With performance chops to spare and a properly luxurious interior that can hold more than you'd expect, there's a good reason why people fawn over the RS6.  If you aren't quite ready to embrace the crossover life, this middle-grounder presents a hard opportunity to pass up." -- Roadshow by CNET

""Surprising usefulness aside, it's hard to treat the RS 6 objectively. As an enthusiast in America, driving this wagon is a dream come to life. An excellent cabin, gigantic straight-line capabilities, and scorching looks solidify its position as the coolest thing Audi has sold in the U.S. since the manual R8." -- Road and Track

What's New for 2022

The industry's most coveted high-performance luxury wagon receives a number of key updates for the 2022 model year. This year, the RS 6 Avant a newly standard interior trim called Carbon Twill. An optional RS Design package adds unique floor mats, black seatbelts with colored borders, and additional microsuede trim throughout the cabin. Both the available Carbon and Black Optic packages now include a set of distinctive 22-inch alloy wheels.

Audi RS 6 Avant Features

Audi RS 6 Avant Styling

Bold Styling

For a truly unmistakable look, the vast majority of the exterior of the Audi RS 6 Avant is constructed using RS-exclusive components and parts. Broad flared wheel arches along with a body that's been widened by 1.6 inches helps showcase the athleticism of the RS 6 Avant. Positioned underneath the sharp LED headlights, striking side air inlets open on the eye-catching RS bumper. Paying tribute to Avant models of the past, the RS 6 Avant demonstrates confidence across its sweeping profile, straight roofline, and flat D pillars. Its bold architecture culminates at the rear with a roof edge spoiler and a RS-specific bumper with rear diffuser and design elements in gloss black.

Audi RS 6 Avant Performance

Exhilarating Performance

From the moment you take a seat behind the wheel and press the ignition, the Audi RS 6 Avant awakes your senses with its thrilling 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine which delivers a thrilling combination of 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque. Equipped with legendary quattro® permanent all-wheel drive, sophisticated wheel-selective torque control can help improve handling. Tuned specifically for the RS 6 Avant, an adaptive air suspension lets you balance long-distance comfort and high performance on the fly. For further ride customization, standard Audi drive select offers 6 modes including dedicated RS1 and RS2 modes. Innovative all-wheel steering allows for precise feedback and an enhanced connection to the road surface. You'll hear a potent rumble from the RS-tuned exhaust which exits through oval chrome-colored tailpipes at the rear.

Audi RS 6 Avant Interior

Driver-Centric Interior

Enduring passion and the inspired passion of dedicated enthusiasts helped Audi craft a bespoke interior that helps make every drive in the RS 6 Avant a truly unforgettable experience. You'll discover driver-focused technologies along with RS-specific accents unique to the model. Blending the sleek interior architecture with the intuitive user interface, the MMI touch response® system offers a dual-screen layout with endless personalization possibilities. Using the advanced Audi virtual cockpit display, you can access RS settings including power output, boost pressure, lap times, acceleration measurements, and g forces. Quilted RS sport seats help keep you held firmly in place during heavy acceleration and high-speed cornering.

Trims & Specs

RS 6 Avant

RS 6 Avant

  • Starting at $112,000 MSRP
  • 4.0-liter TFSI® twin-turbocharged V8 with eight-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission
  • RS model-specific front/rear fasciae
  • RS model-specific oval exhaust outlets
  • Valcona Leather seats with honeycomb stitching and RS embossing
  • Available Audi Sport Ceramic Brake Package

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