ABT Makes Facelifted Audi RS4 Avant More Interesting With 503HP RS4-S Special Edition


ABT Sportsline has released a new special edition model based on the facelifted Audi RS4 Avant.

Called the ABT RS4-S, it features a power upgrade, a comprehensive aero package, 21-inch alloys, different suspension options and new interior components. Starting off in the engine compartment, the RS4 Avant’s 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 has been given the ABT Engine Control unit which boosts the maximum power to 510 PS (503 HP) and the peak torque to 660 Nm (487 lb-ft).

These are increases of 60 PS (59 HP) and 60 Nm (44 lb-ft) over the standard car and improve the sprint from zero to 100 km/h (62 mph) by one tenth of a second to 3.9 seconds. If that’s not fast enough, the tuner also offers the ABT Power S upgrade which takes the V6 to 530 PS (523 HP) and 680 Nm (501 lb-ft) of torque. Upon request, this power kit also unlocks the top speed increase to 300 km/h (186 mph).

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The performance upgrade is accompanied by a matching ABT Aerokit which is exclusive to the RS4-S in this configuration. The package includes an ABT front lip add-on with model name, special air intake cover, front blades and wheelhouse ventilation adorned by a real carbon fins, as well as a CFRP rear spoiler and rear skirt insert.

The souped-up Audo RS4 also features a stainless steel exhaust system with quad round carbon-fiber end pipes, each measuring 102-mm (4-in) in diameter. Rounding out the exterior upgrades is a set of 21-inch ABT Sport GR alloy wheels with a glossy black finish. The ABT RS4-S brings chassis upgrades too, including height adjustable suspension springs and anti-roll bars on the front and rear axles. Additionally, a coil-over suspension upgrade is available for extra charge.

The world’s largest tuner of Audi vehicles has also tried making the interior of the RS4-S more special. Highlights include the RS4-S logos on the seat backrests, door sills and floor mats, as well as a dashboard badge. For an additional charge, ABT will supply carbon fiber for the seat shells, seat frame covers and dashboard covers, as well as a new leather and carbon upgrade for the steering wheel.

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