In case you were dreaming that Audi is seriously considering offering its highly anticipated, super-powered, supercar-killer RS6 Avant wagon that’s incredibly practical and relatively expensive to Audi dealerships in the United States, a car transport ship has just delivered the first batch. of these cars. Performance cars at the Port of Davisville in Rhode Island. Yes, that’s the reality, and it’s hard to believe that it was barely a year ago that Audi threw us a bone with the news of the RS6 Avant’s imminent arrival in the United States. . They are finally here, and in the coming weeks, they will find their way into dealerships across the country.
With photos taken by Audi, as if we wouldn’t believe them in the first place, these RS6 Avants are all covered to protect them during transit. Car and Driver first broke this story and asked an Audi representative to give them an idea of the actual number of cars entering. Their response? “A lot”. Audi’s RS6 Avant configurator went into service in the US in June of this year, and we’re sure a lot of people have already placed their orders and specs for it. With the base model at $ 109,000 with no destination fees, you can go crazy with a ton of options to take it to just over $ 141,000.
Lucky owners will soon know for themselves this 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 producing 591 horsepower (441 kW) with all-wheel drive and eight-speed Tiptronic transmission. Expect a 60 mph time of just 3.5 seconds – a little less with kids and back-racing, but don’t tell the woman those numbers. Expect more lots to arrive in the coming months.