And 634 lb-ft of torque!
The super-performing Audi RS6 Avant, which makes 560hp and 516 lb-ft of torque, is proving to be a favorite blank canvasfor German tuners, who've been taking this power wagon and turning it into anoutright supercar. This time, we have a shining red example from HPERFORMANCEin Osterbuken, an experienced tuner that has been working on Audi S and RSmodels for many years. They've managed to up the 4.0-liter engine’s performanceoutput to 700hp and 634 lb-ft of torque.
Working with the same V-8 bi-turbo engine as in the stockcar, the company has reduced the Avant’s weight by approximately 200 pounds,improving both performance and fuel economy. The tuner’s ‘sound by choice’program also allows customers to modify the car’s exhaust notes – in this case thebuyer opted for a quieter HPERFORMANCE 70mm double-pipe exhaust system. Theperformance upgrades were achieved mostly thanks to control device programming,which will soon be available with modified downpipes providing higher performancewith bigger turbochargers. We can’t wait.