20 Short Facts About the Audi RS 6, Leaving 20 Years Behind

Brief Information About the Audi RS That Left The Year Behind
20 Short Facts About the Audi RS 6, Leaving 20 Years Behind

Audi has published 20 brief information about the RS 6 model, which combines performance and daily use features and sets the standards of the station wagon with its four generations introduced to the market in 20 years. For the 2002th anniversary of the RS 6 model, which was first introduced to the market in 20 and which has been one of the most ambitious models in its class for four generations, Audi has published 20 brief information specific to this model.

Here are 20 interesting short facts about the model, from its design to its driving characteristics, from its comfort to its used parts:

• Dynamic Ride Control-DRC, which was first used in the first generation RS 6 models, is still used in the current generation with the same functional principle.

• The RS 6's large build allows for fuel tank replacement and the use of longer tank pipes. During the driving of the prototype models under development, that funny sound known as "Tank mooing", which is caused by air compression while refueling, was eliminated in mass production thanks to the possibility to use more pipes.

• The current generation of the RS 6 has only three parts that differ from the base model. These are the roof, the two front doors and the trunk lid.

• The engine in the second generation of the RS 6 took up so much space at the front that Audi had to move the coolant tank to an unusual position. The passenger door had to be opened to check the coolant level and the coolant level could be read from under the A-pillar.

• The color named “Sebring Black with Crystal Effect”, which was offered exclusively for the last generation of the RS 6, was named after the SCCA (Sportscar Club of America) in Florida/Sebring, held on March 14, 2003, the first race in which the second generation of the model participated. got it from the race. However, RS models feature colors that refer to well-known international racetracks.

• All generations of the RS 6 use a twin-turbocharged engine.

• Since its first generation, the RS 6 is the first and only RS model to consistently apply the dual-exit oval exhaust system, which is still standard today.

• All RS 6 generations feature quattro all-wheel drive.

• The LED headlights of the last generation of the RS 6 were taken from the Audi A7 of the same period. This means that the RS 6 is visually very different from other A6 models and is the only model in the A6 family that can be ordered with a laser light.

• Although large auxiliary units and technologies such as additional cooling, additional heating that can be used even when the engine is not running, were planned in the second and third generation of the RS 6, these comfort features that customers are very interested in were introduced in the last generation, which offers more space.

• The latest generation of the RS 6 is the first Audi model to offer alloy wheels painted entirely in black.

• Since the RS 6 plus version of its second generation, the RS 6 has been a member of the “high-speed club”, which includes cars that can reach speeds of over 300 km/h.

• The aluminum matte finish package, used only on RS models, has been used in the RS 6 models since the first generation. In addition to this package, black and carbon style packages are also offered today.

• Since its first generation, the RS 6 has stood out from the competition with its spacious structure. This feature gives the model room for larger wheel diameters while giving it a muscular look. kazanand provides a more sporty handling.

• Cognac Brown, one of Audi's most admired interior colours, was first used in the limited edition first generation RS 2004 plus in 6 and is still an homage to the first generation and is still an option today.

• The RS 6 was first introduced to the market at the Nürburgring. The first drive of the model was carried out by 194 Audi dealers in a part of the 24-hour race that took place in front of 30 thousand spectators at the Nürburgring.

• The RS 6 Avant, transforming from a European market car into a global model, succeeded in taking its place in the world's major markets. It is available from the third generation in China and from the fourth generation in the United States and Canada.

• The first RS 6 generation was used in the Speed ​​GT class of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) program held in North America. Randy Pobst finished the first season as champion, while teammate Michael Galati finished second.

• The “Pirelli Noise Cancellation System” (PNCS) is used for the first time in the second generation of the RS 6. The system, which produces low rolling noise thanks to the polyurethane sponges integrated into the tire body, used in these special tires, absorbs most of the vibrations and significantly reduces noise pollution.

• Half of all RS 6 customers in Europe order a tow bar to take advantage of the RS 6's DNA and suitability for everyday use.

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