We’re in Audi innovative executive Marc Lichte’s RS6, and he appears to be exceptionally glad to have a reason to go for a drive. Inside the Ingolstadt city constrains, a sheep couldn’t be gentler than Lichte. In any case, when we fork off the principle drag and head for the realm of corners, unbridled energy discharges a unique chain response.
‘We have more hold now,’ he says, moving into fourth at a showed, yowling 101mph before braking hard for a declining right-hander. ‘Try not to worry, I know the street.’
Our drive of the new Audi RS6 home
Lichte demonstrates it through an arrangement of visually impaired peaks and question-mark twists, trailed by an eyes-shut single-track segment and a newly tarred stretch of twisties with the grasp level of an ice arena. It’s an impact.
This is an exceptionally serious deal. To the extent that you can tell from the front seat, the RS6 pulls off a similar stunt as the RS7 of being an Audi Sport item that blends the feelings. How? By means of the great stuff: steady communication, all out inundation and motivating duty.
An excessive number of RS vehicles throughout the years have offered specialized wealth yet sparse scraps for enthusiasts of dynamic virtue. Drive a 2018 model RS5 or RS6 and you’ll likely discover the ride and dealing with unfortunately ailing in feel and criticism, and the motors suppressed and dreary.
Enter the new RS7, which fixed the majority of these deficiencies. What’s more, presently, breathtakingly, the RS6 seems to have done likewise.
Lichte has made an exceptionally extraordinary first version. Seven units have been fabricated and conveyed to board individuals and chiefs. He lets me know: ‘The underlying reaction was certain to such an extent that we are going to offer this customized shading and trim blend through the Exclusive division. I really offered one vehicle myself to an all out more interesting who approached me and let me know, “I need mine to look precisely like that”.
It’s a fierce looking bit of unit, the extra 40mm in track width, brought down suspension and ground-impact guards planting it solidly out and about.
‘To relax this nearness, I picked the dark pack and avoided including any carbonfibre outside accents,’ says Lichte. ‘Along these lines, it’s just body shading [a striking tone called Tactical Green] and lustrous dark paint, in addition to obviously a scramble of chrome on the bespoke 22-inch wheels. The outcome isn’t actually downplayed, but then it is agreeable as opposed to forceful
Depicting the inside, he proceeds: ‘I pushed for considerably slimmer air vents, however [Ulrich] Hackenberg [Audi’s past R&D chief] wouldn’t have it. Don’t worry about it, cold espresso. Do you like the brushed aluminum trim? I do, however in my office there is as of now a lot of open-pore carbonfibre applications holding on to be introduced. Looks and feels considerably more tasteful.’ Classy like the delicate grain calfskin trim, an off-dark shade with rock-dim sewing.
In the eye of the tempest, while I recover, hard-charging Lichte goes on: ‘The RS6 is the main vehicle in this portion you can have with 22-inch edges. The M5 and E63 are limited to 21-inchers. The additional elastic has the effect – both regarding roadholding and road cred.’
Despite the fact that the air idea has been created without any preparation, every one of those spoilers, folds, splitters and covers can’t exactly kill the back hub lift, which is evaluated at 40kg level out. Force shrewd, it’s a dead warmth between the past 597bhp (Performance Pack) RS6 and its 592bhp substitution. On the charge side, mpg increments around 10 percent because of complete de-smogging gear. Attributable to the compulsory particulate channels, mid-extend max speed oomph is presently in any event abstractly to some degree less touchy. As indicated by the information sheet, be that as it may, the new RS6 is fit as a fiddle.