2004 Audi Rs6 Plus

Audi RS6 plus

The Audi RS6 was a high-performance rendering of Audi’s 2nd multiplication (1997-2005) A6, and was useable as both a saloon and a waggon (called Avant by Audi). It was arcsecond at the top of the A6 card, supra the A6 2.7T and 4.2 and the lesser S6, and was exceeded in superpower and toll lonesome by the RS6 Addition. It efficaciously replaced both the S6 4.2 and S6 Addition models of 1995.

2004 Audi Rs6 Plus

The RS6 featured a twin-turbocharged reading of the incarnate 4.2 L V8 locomotive tuned by Cosworth Technologies (Now known as Mahle Powertrain), which had primitively been highly-developed for the 1994 A8. With the aid of the turbochargers, yield rosebush to 444 hp (331 kW) and 415 ft·pound (560 Nm) of torsion. The combining of the V-8 and the turbochargers helped dedicate the RS6 an exceptionally blanket might stripe, with bill torsion uncommitted from 1950 to 5600 RPMs.

The RS6 was uncommitted alone with Audi’s Quattro All-Wheel Cause organisation and a 5-speed “Tiptronic” transmittal, the like whole that was organism exploited in the W12 powered A8, elect because none of Audi’s manual transmissions could meet the RS6’s highschool torsion production. The RS6 likewise served as the launching modeling for Audi’s Dynamical Bait Restraint (DRC) arrangement. The organisation is primarily mechanical, and uses a ticker to support imperativeness in the daze abosorbers during cornering to countermine trilled and lurch. The organization is “sound”, it is capable to aline the inclemency at apiece shock forever to assert both a prosperous drive and gamy clench. Withal, DRC’s master vantage is that it operates without the pauperism for near of the complicated electronics compulsory in interchangeable systems from Mercedes Benz and early competitors.

2004 Audi Rs6 Plus

According to examination by Car and Driver mag, the RS6 can speed from 0 – 60 mph (0 – 96.6 km/h) in equitable 4.4 seconds, 0 – 100 in 10.7 seconds and has an electronically express top speeding of 155 mph (250 km/h), withal the fomite can reportedly hit 170 mph or more in limitless manakin. It can closure from 60 mph (96.6 to 0 km/h) in 118 feet (35.97m), thanks to its gravid 365/335 mm (14.4/13.2 in) presence/backside brakes, and an rare eight-piston designing in the strawman.

Thither was too an RS6 Summation reading of the car producing terminated 480 bhp and top-flight 180 mph. The car came lone as an avant and was sold alone in European markets. It lasted for scarce one modelling class but apace sold out erstwhile it was released.

2004 Audi Rs6 Plus

New versions of the S6 and RS6 leave shortly be in growth, based on the new A6 program, which was introduced in 2005 for the 2006 simulation class.

Patch around 8000 RS6s were produced world-wide, roughly 1,200 units were sold in Northward America. A belittled community of RS6 owners exists in Northwards America and roughly name to the fomite as “The Fauna” or “The Master of the Rings” (in extension to Audi’s mesh gang logotype). RS stands for RennSport – Racing in German, appointment as the RS business of cars from Audi are the nigh operation orientated of all Audis.

2004 Audi Rs6 Plus

Awards

The 4.2 V8 locomotive in its pedestal shape was named as one of the Guard’s Automobile Humanity “10 Outdo Engines for 2005”.

2004 Audi Rs6 Plus

The RS6’s compounding of execution, manipulation (AWD), opulence and uncommitted infinite are alone and it was elect ended its nighest competitors, the BMW M5, Panther S-Type R, and Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG by Car and Driver cartridge.

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