In the Audi Forum Neckarsulm, the brand with the four rings provides insights into the history of its high-performance models. In addition to the well-known production models, RS rarities are presented. Among them, the race car of the Audi TT RS, the winning race car RS 5 DTM did not go into production. In addition, the exhibition features an RS 4 saloon with a special paint designed by a pop art artist. The special exhibition can now be visited during the opening hours (Monday to Friday from 8 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 2 pm) on the second floor of the Audi Forum Neckarsulm. The traditional exhibition will make room for the RS models until March 31, 2020.
25 Years Ago, The Audi RS 2 Avant Launched The First Audi RS Model
The beginning of a success story. Its proximity to racing and its exclusivity have always been a particular fascination with the Audi RS models. To date, Audi Sport, formerly quattro , has presented a total of 25 RS models. But that’s not all: in 2019, six further product innovations will be presented, including two completely new RS models.
In a post states: “The prototype is equipped with various security features and provided the basis for the technology of the future.” More information is not there. Under the bonnet of the four-door painted in matt gray undoubtedly provides the four-liter twin-turbo V8 RS6 and RS7 for propulsion. The power is estimated at 520 hp. As with the aforementioned series brothers, the body is wider than the S8. The front air intakes are huge, the wheel arches fill 21-inch wheels behind which a ceramic brake system with yellow painted calipers is mounted. The interior is adorned with numerous carbon applications and a mix of leather and Alcantara with orange stitching. The engine start / stop switch is centrally located in the center console. The RS models at Audi stand for performance, prestige and exclusivity at the limit of the technically feasible. Now the manufacturer celebrates its 25th anniversary and gave insights on five milestones of the series. In 1994, the adventure started with the Audi RS 2 Avant and the four-valve five-cylinder engine. It laid the foundation for dynamic high-performance combos. With its racing and rally proven quattro drive ,it was well on the road despite high performances.