The Essen Motor Present opens its doorways this week and meaning time has come to satisfy this 12 months’s “police automotive” modified for the Tune It! Protected! marketing campaign. Through the years, we’ve seen all the pieces from Volkswagen Golfs to the BMW i8, however that is the primary time the automotive takes the form of a sensible wagon. Not simply any wagon, however an Audi RS4 Avant modified by ABT you may need heard of beneath the title of “RS4-R.”
Primarily based on the pre-facelift model of Ingolstadt’s quick household hauler, ABT’s RS4-R has been decked out with the suitable physique wrap and blue lights. The primary concept behind the Tune It! Protected! marketing campaign is to display that aftermarket upgrades might be utilized to a automotive “while sustaining visitors security and regulatory compliance.”
ABT’s modified Avant was initially unveiled again in March 2018 on the Geneva Motor Present with an upgraded model of the twin-turbo 2.9-liter V6 pushing out a meaty 523 horsepower and 690 Newton-meters (509 pound-feet) of torque. The long-roof efficiency automotive from Audi additionally swaps out the twin oval exhaust ideas for a extra menacing quad system with 102-mm finish pipes completed in carbon fiber.
As well as, the usual wheels have been eliminated to make room for the tuner’s personal set of 21-inch alloys shod in 275/25 ZR1 tires. The checklist of upgrades applied by the Kempten-based tuner goes on with height-adjustable springs, sports activities stabilizers, and a full coilover suspension system.
It’s in all probability solely a matter of time earlier than ABT will get its palms on the lately facelifted Audi RS4 Avant to extract further energy and make the styling a bit extra aggressive. It’ll be attention-grabbing what the tuner will take note of for the next-gen RS4 seeing as how the 4 Rings have already confirmed the efficiency wagon will make the most of a plug-in hybrid powertrain.
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