The Audi RS 6 has actually been around for twenty years; a duration in which the Audi powerhouse has actually currently become a genuine, living legend amongst lovers. With twenty intriguing truths, Audi Sport reflects on the lots of highlights accomplished by the very first 4 generations of the household cars.
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… the DRC (Dynamic Ride Control) suspension was currently presented on the very first generation RS 6 (C5) and still works the exact same method on the existing design (C8)?
… the large building and construction of the RS 6 needs different fuel tanks and a longer fuel filler pipeline? In the test stage, filling the gas tank whenever it began to ‘run low’. This was triggered by outdoors air. An adjustment to the tank filler pipeline remedied this on the production design.
… the present generation RS 6 (C8) just shares 3 body panels with the routine A6 Avant? To be accurate, the roofing system, the 2 front doors and the back entrance.
… the engine on the C6 generation RS 6 needed a lot area that the coolant tank needed to be transferred to a really uncommon area? To inspect the coolant level, open the best front door. Under the A pillar you can see the water level.
… the ‘Sebring black crystal impact’ paint task– offered specifically on the C8 for the very first time– takes its name from the RS 6 Competition (C5) which debuted at the Sebring circuit in Florida? That was throughout the SCCA (Sportscar Club of America) race on March 14,2003 Today, all RS colors describe the popular racing tracks.
… all RS 6 generations have a biturbo engine (with 2 turbos)?
… the very first generation RS 6 was the very first to have the RS double exhaust system with round tailpipes as requirement? A comparable system is now utilized on every RS design from Audi.
… do you have all generations of RS 6 quattro drive?
… the flat LED headlights of the existing RS 6 (C8) originate from the Audi A7? They offer the RS 6 an extremely various appearance. In addition, the RS 6 is the only design from the A6 household that comes requirement in the Netherlands with Audi Laser Light.
… the heating on C6 and C7 needed to be gotten rid of? Due to the size of the cooling system, there was no space for this any longer. Heating and ventilation were just readily available in the present RS 6 (C8).
… the existing RS 6 (C8) is the very first Audi that can be provided with winter season tires on entirely black wheels for winter season usage?
… RS 6 considering that the C6 has signed up with the unique ‘high-speed club’, for cars quicker than 300 km/h?
… matt aluminum trim has just been offered on RS designs given that the very first generation? Nowadays, in addition to matt aluminum, you can likewise select black or carbon trim.
… the broad building, utilized because C5, is distinct in the competitive sector? The building and construction supplies extra area for large-diameter wheels, offers the vehicle a muscular look and supplies stylish handling.
… among the most popular interior colors from Audi alone is cognac brown? This color was initially utilized in 2004 in the RS 6 along with the smaller sized (C5). Color is now offered as a choice, as a homage to the very first generation.
… the very first RS 6 was gone for the Nürburgring? For the very first time in public, thirty Audi dealerships made their display screen design readily available for a parade in assistance of the 24- hour race, which drew in 194,000 viewers.
… The RS 6 Avant was just readily available in Europe, however has it achieved success worldwide? Given that the C7, the RS 6 has actually been launched in China, because the C8 generation it has actually likewise been readily available in the United States and Canada.
… the very first generation RS 6 raced in North America? To be exact, in the Speed GT class of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS).
… The Pirelli Noise Canceling System (PNCS) was initially utilized for the C7? These unique tires earn less sound since polyurethane foam is placed into the tire carcass. The system takes in more vibrations and therefore triggers less sound pollution.
… half of all RS 6 purchasers in Europe order a towbar? It is not without factor that the RS 6 Avant is one of the most utilized powerplant on the marketplace.