Audi has launched its ‘Performance’ editions of the RS6 and RS7 – the property and fastback have gone on a eating regimen and obtained 621bhp
As if the Audi RS6 Avant and RS7 weren’t quick sufficient, they’ll be getting extra energy and much less weight within the type of two ‘Performance’ fashions. These variations will really exchange the present RS6 Avant and RS7 fashions utterly, and include an added 21bhp and 37lb ft of torque from Audi’s V8 engines because of a rise in enhance from the 2 turbochargers.
The RS6 Avant and RS7 Performance every crack 0-62mph in 3.4 seconds, which is 0.2 seconds faster than the outgoing fashions. They’re additionally succesful of a better high pace of 174mph after a reset of the vehicles’ digital limiters, or you possibly can pay to extend this additional by choosing the RS Dynamics Package Plus, which places the highest pace at 189mph.
For higher gear shifts in handbook mode, the vehicles additionally include a blinking shift indicator on the 12.3-inch digital show, similar to in a Ferrari. Fancy.
In some methods, although, you’ll be getting much less for extra, however that may not be a nasty factor. Audi has eliminated a few of the sound insulation from the engine compartment and inside of the tremendous saloon and property not solely saving 8kg in weight, but additionally serving to to enhance the growl of the V8’s engine by means of the cockpit.
It’s not by any means spartan, although – all variations get a Bang & Olufsen sound system with 3D sound as customary, plus parking help, head-up show and a 360-degree digital camera. But then the usual package checklist must be beneficiant, given the fashions begin from an eye-watering £112,650 (RS6) and £116,305 (RS7).
The vehicles sit on 22-inch matt-grey wheels and have matte-grey exterior detailing, too. The exhaust ideas and Audi badging are completed in gloss black, for an added contact of aggression. There are additionally Carbon Black variations of the efficiency fashions for £121,600 (RS6) and £125,255 (RS7), which add a matt black end to the identical 22-inch wheels, and matt carbon finishes to the styling. If you actually need to splash the money, there’s a Vorsprung model of each for £130,050 (RS6) and £133,705 (RS7).
We don’t know who’s spending that a lot on a saloon or an property automotive, however if you’re, you could possibly most likely do a lot worse than these epic machines.