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Audi RS6 Avant GT: this will be a collector’s item!

February 6, 2024

Audi RS6 Avant GT

The first units of the Audi RS6 Avant GT will be delivered in the second quarter of 2024, but you can already assume that all 660 units will be sold out quickly. Not surprising, as this family-estate from Audi with 463 kW (630 hp) and 850 Nm biturbo V8 makes one particularly greedy. Unique to this limited edition are the manually adjustable suspension and an evolved Quattro sports differential.

RS 6 GTO concept

Where did the idea of the Audi RS6 Avant GT come from? Explain! The inspiration included the RS 6 GTO concept, which was built by 12 trainees at Audi Design in 2020. For that car, the legendary 1989 Audi 90 quattro IMSA GTO race car served as a model. The new front end of the RS 6 Avant GT is directly derived from the RS 6 GTO concept.

Audi RS 6 Avant GT


Singleframe grille and air intake in high-gloss black, front splitter and vertical “blades” in the front bumper make the car look even lower and wider. For the first time, Audi Sport GmbH is applying an engine cover made entirely of carbon fiber. The same lightweight material is also used for the fenders. Air vents behind the large 22-inch rims reduce air pressure in the wheel wells and give the brakes better cooling.

Rear spoiler

The side view of the RS6 Avant GT is defined by the special 22-inch six-spoke rims and carbon elements in the sideskirts and wing mirrors. At the rear, the car has black emblems, a modified tailgate and a modified diffuser that gives the car an even wider appearance due to the central vertical reflector. The rear spoiler is almost identical to that of the RS6 GTO concept. The roof rails are missing on the RS6 Avant GT.

Audi RS 6 Avant GT

Cool color combinations

Optionally, the Audi RS6 Avant GT is available in two special color schemes: Arkonawit combined with a livery of black, gray and red plus rims in high-gloss white (similar to the historic 1989 Audi 90 quattro IMSA GTO), or black-gray accents and black rims combined with the body color Nardo gray or Mythos black.

Interior Audi RS6 Avant GT

The black interior features numerous details in copper and red, such as the steering wheel rim, side of the center console, center armrest, door panels and floor mats with RS6 GT logos. The RS bucket seats, which can be selected as desired and at no extra charge, are upholstered in leather and the Dinamica microfiber fabric, with the RS6 GT logo embroidered in the headrests. The upholstery is finished with red stitching and copper-colored exterior seams. The dashboard, center console and door panels are finished in Dinamica. Exclusive detail: the individual numbered badge with the production number in the center console.

Audi RS 6 Avant GT

A word about that power source

The Audi RS6 Avant GT has an engine output of 463 kW (630 hp) and up to 850 Nm of torque. That’s 22 kW (30 hp) and 50 Nm more compared to the standard RS6 Avant. The GT accelerates to 100 km/h in 3.3 seconds (a 0.3-second improvement). Sprinting from standstill to 200 km/h takes 11.5 seconds (-0.5 seconds). Top speed is capped at 305 km/h. Ceramic brake discs are standard.

Force distribution

The 4.0-liter TFSI engine is mated to an eight-speed Tiptronic transmission, which now shifts even faster. The RS6 Avant GT features the latest, very lightweight and compact variant of the self-locking intermediate differential. This distributes drive forces in a 40:60 ratio between the front and rear axles. As soon as a wheel slips, more power is automatically sent to the axle with the most traction – in front to a maximum of 70 percent, in the rear to 85 percent. Especially for the RS6 Avant GT, the quattro sports differential on the rear axle received a different transmission, focusing even more on lively handling. In the “dynamic” driving program, the driver benefits from sporty-neutral and very precise handling.

Audi RS 6 Avant GT

Manually adjustable undercarriage

Unique to the RS6 Avant is the mechanically adjustable suspension, which puts the car 10 mm lower on the asphalt than the standard RS 6 Avant. The manually adjustable suspension offers an optimal spread between sportiness and comfort. Thanks to firmer suspension, three-position adjustable shock absorbers and thicker stabilizer bars – front +30 percent, rear +80 percent – the RS6 Avant GT is even more stable on the road when cornering. The necessary tools and instructions for adjusting the undercarriage are included with the car.

Sporty rubber

As standard, the GT edition is on high performance Continental SportContact 7 tires in size 285/30 R22. These tires provide two meters shorter braking distance in an emergency stop from 100 km/h.

Separate production line

Unlike the regular Audi RS6 Avant, the GT version will not be assembled on the Neckarsulm production line. The painted bodies of the 660 units will be transported to Böllinger Höfe, for manual final assembly, for which seven specialists have been selected. 

More details, specifications and prices of the Audi RS6 Avant GT will be announced ahead of its Dutch market launch. More details here.

Audi RS 6 Avant GT

Audi RS 6 Avant GT

Audi RS 6 Avant GT

Audi RS 6 Avant GT

Audi RS 6 Avant GT