Audi RS 6 Review & Ratings
- 27 April 2015
- Author: Nikolas Perseputto
The Audi RS 6, also referred to as the RS 6 Quattro, is a high-performance mid-sized executive car built by the private quattro GmbH, a subsidiary of Audi AG. Audi AG is a German automobile manufacturer founded by August Horch in 1899. It is currently part of the Volkswagen Group.
The RS 6 was first produced in 2002 as the five-door Avant model with room for up to five passengers and ran until 2004. It was originally only available in Europe. The second generation was built from 2008 to 2010 with a new body type and wasn’t available in North America until 2009. It had a unibody design and a wider wheel track than its predecessor.
The current generation of the Audi RS 6 was first produced in 2013 after being introduced at the Detroit Auto Show. It has the look of a sedan but the soul of a powerful sports car: the car has a speed limiter set at 155 MPH.
The base list price for the RS 6 is almost $63,000.00 US dollars.
The RS 6 comes with a 4.0L V8 FSI biturbo DOHC (double overhead cam shaft) engine.
The Audi RS 6 has an 8-speed tiptronic automatic transmission.
Size and Space Options
The car’s cabin is roomy and comfortable with plenty of head and leg room for even the tallest among us.
Control Panel and Display
The driver’s display is comfortable with fuel gauge, tachometer, and speedometer, as well as a driver’s information system, displaying audio control, Bluetooth phone information, on-board navigation, and outside temperature.
The interior offers ambient light, electrically adjustable seats– including height and 4-way lumbar support, heated front seats, and climate control.
The car is available everywhere, but it is a luxury model, so for some, it may be a bit pricey.
The RS 6 comes standard with an anti-theft alarm system and keyless entry. Other options that come pre-fitted with the car include Homelink garage door opener.
The car comes standard with front and rear airbags, electronic stability control, ABS, anti-slip regulation, parking assist system, hill-hold assist, xenon all-weather headlights, electromechanical parking brake, night vision assist, lane assist, rear camera, and a pre-sense system that can have the car react to possible impacts, and a tire pressure monitoring system.
The RS 6 comes with a navigation system, Bose surround sound audio system, Bluetooth, cruise control, 4-zone automatic air conditioning, and plenty of pockets for storage.
Exterior options include adaptive headlights, power liftgate, heated mirrors, LED brake lights, fog lights, privacy glass, and roof rails.
Available accessories include a rear spoiler, alloy wheels, CD and DVD changer, digital television reception, DVD entertainment system, sunroof, floor mats, choice of paint colors, choice of upholstery, and tow bar.
Audi is known worldwide for producing quality and reliable automobiles. The RS 6 is well-constructed and has great fuel economy.
Like other Audi cars, the RS 6 is a luxury vehicle with high speed, great handling and a sleek exterior.
For a luxury brand, the Audi RS 6 is actually a great value for the price tag. It is a reliable car that will last for years with the proper, routine maintenance, and can help save on fuel costs. It is a bit pricey for the average family, but worth it if you can afford it.
The Audi RS 6 is a sporty luxury executive car with plenty of creature comforts, safety features, and entertainment packages to distract the kids on long road trips. If you can afford this luxury brand, then it is definitely a car to own.