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Audi RS4 sedan returns to join RS4 Avant in 2016


Audi has announced the new Audi RS4 Avant, which will go on sale as early as next year, will be joined by a RS4 sedan once again.

Speaking with Autocar in the UK, Audi’s head of chassis development, Horst Glaser, said this has been driven by increasing demand from customers – especially in the United States and China.


While nothing is official, the RS4’s 4.2-litre naturally aspirated V8 is expected to make way for an all-new 3.0-litre V6 petrol unit featuring e-turbo technology. It will likely to produce around 368kW (500 bhp) of power, putting it significantly ahead of its rivals – the BMW M3 with 312kW and the Mercedes C63 AMG S which makes 370kW.

The new model is also slatted to be lighter, meaning we can expect 0-100km/h to take considerably less than the 4.7 seconds needed by its predecessor.

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