The new Audi RS4 Avant is now available to order, with prices starting from £54,925.
The performance flagship is powered by a 444bhp naturally aspirated 4.2-litre V8 – shared with the RS5 – and this catapults the new car from 0-62mph in just 4.7 seconds. That’s two-tenths faster than the old RS4.
Dynamic Ride Control and dynamic steering are available as individual options, or come together as part of the Sport Package. The former uses adaptive dampers for even more stable cornering, while the dynamic steering allows the driver to vary the speed and responsiveness of wheel inputs.
The Sport Package – which costs £2,250 – also upgrades the 19-inch wheels to 20-inches and includes a sports exhaust, too.
The interior is all black with carbon-fibre trim. There’s a flat-bottomed steering wheel wearing the RS logo, along with sports seats - although deeper buckets can be ordered. Luggage capacity remains at 1,430 litres with the rear seats folded.
First deliveries of the new Audi RS4 Avant will be in the autumn.