“The RS 6 Avant is our fourth sportscar to be launched in India this year. The RS 6 Avant will help us consolidate our leadership position in the performance car segment,” Joe King, head, Audi India was quoted in statement.
“It (RS 6 Avant) will also inspire us to continue with our commitment to bring in the right product offering at the right time for our Indian customers,” King said.
The new sports car is powered by a ‘4.0 TFSI’ twin-turbo V8 engine which displaces 3,993 cc and develops a power output of 560 hp.
The new sports car can sprint from 0 to 100 km per hour in just 3.9 seconds with a top speed of 305 km per hour.
The company added that the new vehicle comes with Audi ‘Cylinder on Demand’ (COD) technology that can deactivate engine cylinders in part for low fuel consumption and emission output.
Currently, the Audi model range in India includes the A3 sedan, Audi A3 cabriolet, A4 sedan, A6 sedan, A7 sportback, A8 L, Q3, Q5, Q7, S4, S6, RS 5 coupé, RS 7 Sportback, TT coupé, R8, R8 spyder, R8 V10 plus and R8 LMX.