Increased performance and outstanding efficiency - the new Audi RS6 Avant performance and the new Audi RS7 Sportback performance top their respective model lines. Their 4.0 TFSI engine with 445 kW / 605 hp and up to 750 Nm / 553.2 lb ft of torque push acceleration nearly to levels usually reserved for supercars.
The high-tech character of the 4.0 TFSI is manifested in numerous details, such as the twin-scroll turbochargers that provide for the early and rapid development of torque, the innovative thermal management and the layout of the cylinder heads. Their intake side is on the outside and the exhaust side on the inside. The turbos and their intercooler are located in the inner V. This layout results in short gas flow paths with minimal flow losses and spontaneous response.
The road performance of the new RS6 Avant performance and the new RS7 Sportback performance speaks for itself: The two RS high-performance models sprint like supercars from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in just 3.7 seconds, an improvement of 0.2 seconds over the respective base RS model.
Source: Audi Press Release