Editor’s Note: Motor1.com Germany recently spent some time with the outrageous ABT Audi RS6-R Avant. Naturally, we weren’t going to limit such a tale to our German-speaking audience and have translated and republished it here. You can find the original story here. All price conversions were correct at the time of publishing.)
What Is It?
This sinister-looking monster is the new ABT Audi RS6-R Avant, probably the ultimate upgrade of the new Audi RS 6 Avant with a hair-raising 730 horsepower. Sure, there will be companies that promise you even more power, but going with ABT should result in a similar level of reliability to an unmodified RS6.
The RS6-R is one of ABT Sportsline’s trademark offerings, a kind of RS 6 Plus Plus. But the reputation of the world’s largest VW and Audi tuner is so great that this car is regarded by its customers as a production car. And this clientele is larger than one would expect. While ABT will build 125 cars at its…