After less than 12 hours later we have more pictures and confirmed information coming from Audi about the new RS6, this time in a darker grey, but if you liked the red one more, you also have new pictures of that. All the details given here are confirmed.
In this new pictures the car is a little bit different, it doesn't have the quattro logo in the lower portion of the front grille and has some type of fake fog light cover, plus new not so dark wheels.
Audi dropped the 5.0liter twin-turbo V10 with 579hp (571bhp) and 650Nm (479lb/ft) for a new 4.0liter twin-turbo V8 developing 560hp (552bhp) and 700Nm (516lb/ft) of torque.
The new engine is connect to an also new eight-speed automatic transmission which drives the four wheels via the quattro system. Supposedly will do a 0 to 100km/h run in just 3,9 seconds and will reach 304km/h (189mph) with the Dynamic Plus package. This is 0,6 seconds and 30km/h (19mph) faster than the current version. Normal models will be limited to 250km/h (155mph) and there is an intermediate package called Dynamic with a top speed of 280km/h (174mph).
The car is 100kg (220lb) lighter, even if it measures almost 5 meters. it has a cylinder management system that helps to obtain an average fuel consumption of 9,8liters every 100km and a Ki-fi Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound System with 15 speakers (1,200 Watt).