2013 Audi RS4 Avant isn’t your grandma’s wagon


At €76,600 or approximately $96,000 USD a piece in Germany, the 2013 Audi RS4 Avant isn’t exactly your grandma’s station wagon, and so what lies under its hood.  The full naturally aspirated Audi RS4 Avant is powered by a 4.2-liter V8 engine.  It produces a staggering 450 horsepower and 317 pound-feet of torque, which ought to get your grocery shopping done quickly.

According to Audi, this beastly sports wagon can sprint from zero to 60 mph in just 4.7 seconds, and that is faster than most conventional sports cars that we know of.  Talk about embarrassment when you hit up with one of these 2013 Audi RS4 Avant wagons at the red light.

To make the 2013 Audi RS4 Avant quick, Audi employs a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox along with the company’s signature Quattro all-wheel drive system.  Top speed is said to be around 174 mph.  Forget about just going out to get milk alone, you can spring by a golfing range for few swings, and still make home on time.

The 2013 Audi RS4 Avant sports wagon is a bigger car with a big engine.  And to balance this massive weight, Audi added new wave-design disc brakes to stop the huge momentum.  In addition, extra duty electromechanical power steering system with 16:4 steering rack, larger stabilizer bars and a 1-inch lowering all around provide balance for the wagon and more feedback to the driver.

Well, if you are planning to get the 2013 Audi RS4 Avant sports wagon in the near future, be prepared to balance your pockets as well.  Will the 2013 Audi RS4 Avant be available in the U.S.? Very hard to say with this economy.