Audi RS6 Avant & RS7 Sportback launched in Malaysia, 600PS & 800Nm family cars

Arif · Aug 17, 2020 04:53 PM

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Quattro enthusiasts are in for a treat with the launch of the Audi RS6 Avant and Audi RS7 Sportback in Malaysia. The two cars from Audi utilise the same 4.0 litre TFSI V8 engine.

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Maximum power output is rated at 600 PS while maximum torque is rated at a massive 800 Nm. All 600 PS is transferred through an 8-speed tiptronic automatic transmission. If it is of any concern, the RS6 is Avant is 10 kg heavier than the RS7 Sportback.

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Prices of both cars are near the RM 1 million mark. The Audi RS6 is priced from RM 976,309 while the RS7 starts at RM 988,544. 0-100km/h is achieved in a brisk 3.6 seconds.

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Behind the 22-inch wheels are massive ventilated disc brakes to match the power output of the car. Power is transmitted to all 4-wheels via Audi’s Quattro permanent AWD system. Multi-link suspensions are used in the front and rear.

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For comfort, both the Audi RS6 Avant and Audi RS7 Sportback are equipped with 4-zone climate control, electric steering wheel adjustment, power sports seats, and front seat ventilation. They also come with Bang & Olufsen premium sound system and Audi smartphone interface.

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If you’ve always wanted to carry 4 passengers around with 600 horsepower and 800 Nm of torque, either the Audi RS6 Avant or the Audi RS7 Sportback are perfect for you.

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Arif

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Previously an engineer in an automotive manufacturing company and a highway concessionaire. A part-time research student on biofuels and diesel engines. Obsessed with vehicle electrification and the future of transportation.

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