Monday, July 4, 2022
News Audi will Bless us with an RS 6 e-tron

Audi will Bless us with an RS 6 e-tron

The Audi RS 6 e-tron may very well become one of the most sought after hyper-cool EVs in the near future

  • It could arrive by 2025.

  • The A6 Avant e-tron is already irresistible.

  • The RS 6 e-tron will also be based on the PPE platform.

The current twin-turbocharged Audi RS 6 Avant remains as dreamy and desirable as ever. But, by all accounts, it will be the last of its kind. Following the recent introduction of the A6 Avant e-tron concept, Audi has now teased that an RS version is in the works.

2021 Audi RS 6 Avant Review: The One

We assume that the A6 e-tron, the first Audi to be assembled on the brand’s Premium Platform Electric (PPE) with an 800-volt system and a charging capacity of up to 270 kilowatts, will launch as early as next year. This would be followed in 2024 by the Avant iteration. And now, it looks as though RS will get to tweak the wagon.

“The PPE platform offers us plenty of performance to realise such an RS6,” says A6 marketing boss Niko Martens as reported by Car magazine. “We have the most talented designers to give you the optical look for one, too, so you’ll have to wait until that surprise is sprung on you.”

The Audi A6 Avant e-tron Concept is Functionality and Performance

Under the A6 Avant e-tron concept’s suggestive body, a pair of electric motors, one on each axle, produce a total output of 469 horsepower (350 kilowatts) and 590 lb.-ft. (800 Newton-meters) of torque. This means that a solid 800 horsepower a real possibility for the RS 6 Avant e-tron.

2025 is shaping up to be a beautiful year. We hope we didn’t just jinx it…

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Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai


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