Audi Sport Refreshes RS Models for 2020

Audi have published a dark teaser image to preview the upcoming additions to its lineup. Read more to see the upcoming 2020 models.

Audi teases six RS models it will reveal later this year.

Audi Sport has had a busy year so far what with all those newly launched S models, but the best is yet to come as Ingolstadt’s go-faster division will introduce a total of six RS cars until the end of 2019. The shadowy teaser image previews all of them, and it’s really not all that hard to identify the cars we’ll see in the months to come with the signature dual oval exhausts.

Throughout our 25-year RS history, the Audi RS 6 Avant is one of our absolute icons with a large global fan base

— Oliver Hoffmann, Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH

The new Audi RS 6 Avant

High-performance Avant for all purposes. The new Audi RS 6 Avant combines sportiness and practical benefits while keeping an exterior design that is broad and powerful.

Audi Sport is ushering in a new chapter in the history of the high-performance Avant. Even more power combined with increased efficiency thanks to a mild hybrid system to turn the RS 6 Avant into the perfect companion for any purpose. This makes for a 29kW increase from the previous generation.

The RS model sports an emphatically differentiated design compared with the A6 Avant base model. With the exception of the front doors, roof and tailgate, the exterior is made up solely of RS-specific parts. The body, which has been widened around 40 millimeters (1.6 in) on each side with its broad flared wheel arches, emphasizes the distinctive character of the high-performance Avant. The 22-inch wheels accentuate the striking proportions.

A 4.0 TFSI in the new Audi RS 6 Avant delivers 441kW and 800Nm of torque, which is maintained at this high level between 2,050 and 4,500 rpm. In just 3.6 seconds the high-performance station wagon sprints from zero to 100 km/h. And in a mere 12 seconds, the RS 6 Avant reaches 200 km/h (124.3 mph). The top speed is electronically governed at 250 km/h. With the optional dynamic package, the RS station wagon does up to 280 km/h or even up to 305 km/h with the dynamic package plus.



The RS 7 Sportback is our interpretation of a five-door high-performance coupé with a grand tourer design

— Oliver Hoffmann, Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH

The new Audi RS 7 Sportback marks the model’s second generation and is more unique than ever before. At the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Audi Sport GmbH presented the RS 7 Sportback as a wide-bodied five-seater for the first time, also showcasing the improved performance and efficiency delivered by a mild hybrid system.

Emphasized flared wheel arches, coupé-like lines and RS-specific exterior design gives the 
grand tourer a character all of its own.

The 4.0 TFSI in the new Audi RS 7 Sportback produces 441 kW and delivers 800 Nm of torque within a broad range from 2,050 to 4,500 rpm. The high-performance Sportback will sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in only 3.6 seconds. The top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h this can be increased to 280 km/h with the Dynamic package and to 305 km/h with the Dynamic plus package.

The all-new Audi RS 7 Sportback

With refinements to make it even more suitable for everyday use plus its incredible performance, the new RS 7 Sportback is an outstanding piece of sports equipment for customers who like their cars to feature stunning design.

Combining consistent sportiness with unlimited everyday usability may seem like an unconventional idea to some, but to us, the high-performance Avant is one of the best concepts of our 25-year history

— Oliver Hoffmann, Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH

The new Audi RS 4 Avant

An update for the powerful wagon gives it an even stronger visual differentiation thanks to the new design language.

Audi Sport GmbH has fine-tuned many details of the RS 4 Avant which was newly introduced in September 2017. The newly designed front section and the sporty interior with the new MMI touch operating system underline the athletic aspirations of the success model, which has a legendary line of ancestors. The high-torque twin-turbo V6 with a power output of 331kW applies an impressive 600Nm of torque to the crankshaft in a broad engine speed range from 1,900 to 5,000 rpm.

The front section of the new RS 4 Avant was completely redesigned. The Singleframe is wider and flatter as compared to the base model. Just like its big RS brothers, the RS 6 Avant and the RS 7 Sportback, the RS 4 Avant also features the three-dimensional honeycomb structure in gloss black that is typical for the RS model series.

With the 2.9 TFSI twin-turbo V6 the new RS 4 Avant now outputs 331 kW allowing the car to accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in just 4.1 seconds. 



For the first time in the 25-year history of Audi RS models, we are putting a large SUV coupe with the genes of a true high-performance sports car on the road

— Oliver Hoffmann, Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH

The new Audi RS Q8 is the top model in the Q product line. It combines the power of an RS model with the elegance of a premium coupe and the flexibility of an SUV.

441kW, 800Nmof torque between 2,200 and 4,500 rpm – the 4.0 liter V8 in the new Audi RS Q8 delivers impressive RS performance. The turbocharged gasoline engine with direct injection accelerates the large SUV coupe from Audi Sport GmbH from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.8 seconds and to 200 km/h in 13.7 seconds.

With its imposing octagonal Singleframe, the RS-specific radiator grille in high gloss black and the gloss black RS honeycomb grille, the new Audi RS Q8 sports a strikingly self-confident face. This combined with the solid side air inlets and the blade in high gloss black perfectly highlights the athletic character of the large SUV coupe from Audi Sport GmbH.


The new Audi RS Q8

The most powerful SUV coupe from Audi Sport GmbH. High performance, variability, everyday usability.

The first Audi RS Q3 established its own segment. We aim to continue this success story with the new generation of the compact high-performance SUV"

"With the offering of the all-new Audi RS Q3 Sportback, a progressive SUV coupe crossover, we are the trendsetter and are leveraging to the full the phenomenal growth potential for Audi Sport.

— Oliver Hoffmann, Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH

Audi RS Q3 and Audi RS Q3 Sportback

Audi Sport presents the new edition of the RS Q3 and with the RS Q3 Sportback extends the product range to include an all-new model. The two sport compacts offer outstanding performance, athletic design, and maximum everyday usability.

The Audi RS Q3 and the Audi RS Q3 Sportback are synonymous with strength and outstanding performance. Virtues that are also reflected in the design. The Singleframe with no color-contrasting surround in the compact SUV creates an even sharper impression. The gloss black grille with a three-dimensional honeycomb structure is inset deeper and directly into the RS bumper with its large side air inlets. The striking boomerang-shaped blades in the bumper are designed exclusively for the RS Q3. The RS genes are also apparent in the flat slits above the Singleframe radiator grille.

The performance figures for the compact engines are compelling: five-cylinder, 294kW power output, 480Nm of torque, quattro all-wheel drive. The five-cylinder engine is a modern classic. Last year, Audi Sport received the sought-after “International Engine of the Year Award” for the 2.5 TFSI engine for the ninth consecutive time.

- Written by Audi Mediacenter

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