The new RS 6 Avant, RS 7, and RS Q8 are now on sale in the United States. The models are the latest to join the Audi RS lineup, which includes the RS 3 Sedan, the RS 5 Coupe and Sportback, TT RS Coupe, and the R8 Coupe and Spyder. Here is a quick look at the three new RS models.
2021 RS 6 Avant
We have been excited to see the RS 6 Avant since Audi announced it last summer. More recently, Audi rolled out a special tribute edition to pay homage to the 1994 RS2 Avant. Drivers who opt for this wagon will be able to haul the mail and then some. The 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 cranks out 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque. Push the pedal down, and you are doing 60 in 3.5 seconds!
Starting MSRP: $109,000
2021 RS 7
The widebody design, the sportback styling, and those flared wheel arches make us swoon. The new RS 7 is a gorgeous machine, but with Audi’s Dynamic Ride Control, it should handle just as good as it looks. Under that widebody bonnet is a 4.0-liter TFSI bi-turbo V8 that generates 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft. of torque.
Starting MSRP: $114,000
2021 RS Q8
There is a first time for everything, and as such, the RS Q8 is the first Audi RS SUV. Similar to its brothers and sisters, the RS Q8 employs a bi-turbo V8 engine with 591 horsepower. Not your average grocery-getter, the RS Q8 set a record time on the Nürburgring of 7 minutes and 42.2 seconds.
Starting MSRP: $114,500
How Long Is The Audi Warranty?
A standard Audi warranty lasts four years or 50,000 miles, whichever comes first. Audi also provides four years of 24/7 roadside assistance. For more information and to learn about the best ways to extend your coverage, please see our helpful guide on Audi’s factory warranty.
Carl Anthony is Managing Editor of Automoblog and a member of the Midwest Automotive Media Association and the Society of Automotive Historians. He serves on the board of directors for the Ally Jolie Baldwin Foundation, is a past president of Detroit Working Writers, and a loyal Detroit Lions fan.
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