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First Look: Audi RS6

third-generation RS6 Avant will its debut at the Detroit Auto next month.

Audi’s RS6 Avant will be making its at the Detroit Auto Show month, but the maker has offered up a peek at what will be one of new RS offerings added to its line-up 2013.

The new RS6 abandons the old Lamborghini-based in favor of a new 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 a significant 552 horsepower.  The engine is the same powerplant used by the Bentley Continental. And to keep it in the Volkswagen AG family while things into perspective: the new RS6 Avant is expected to deliver 0 to 100 kmh (0 to 62 times of just 3.9 seconds.

  The Porsche 911 Carrera S needs 4.5 to get there.

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As the new RS6 will feature cylinder deactivation – it to shut off four of its eight when loads are light it is anticipating better fuel than the outgoing model.  helping drive up mileage, the new performance sedan will in at about 200 pounds less the old RS6, and it will be outfitted new Stop/Start technology to shut its off instead of wasting gas idling.

If anything, the look of the new Audi RS6 has been surprisingly toned the emphasis on subtle performance rather than blaring elements like the old model’s wheel arches. The new RS6 gets a rather than single-frame New additions include a lower and large wings in the lower air to better channel air flow.

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Twin-oval tailpipes can be ordered in though chrome is the standard The 21-inch wheels and tires are the in the Audi catalogue.

The Audi RS6 sits nearly an inch than the standard A6 and is fitted a unique RS air suspension. An adjustable suspension with adjustable Ride Control is also using standard steel and variable shocks.

The new engine falls short of the old Lambo on the horsepower front, 552 versus But the lighter weight and improved of the new RS6 more than compensate, to Audi. The maker says the new will have a 155 mph top speed – to 189 mph with the Dynamic Plus

Look for Audi to add RS versions of the A5 A7 and Q3 later in the year. In fact, the Q3 RS be the first crossover to wear the RS badge.

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