Trio of RS models - 2021 RS 6 Avant, RS 7 and Audi RS Q8 - on sale now

  • High-performance RS 6 Avant capable of 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque
  • RS 7 with lowered stance and flared wheel arches emphasize most powerful iteration of Audi Sportback design
  • First RS-SUV from Audi in America delivers dominating performance of RS and everyday functionality of an SUV

HERNDON, Va., September 16, 2020 – Representing the latest chapter in the highly successful history of Audi Sport, a trio of 2021 RS models are now on sale to customers in the U.S. – the highly anticipated RS 6 Avant, the RS 7, and the first RS-SUV, the RS Q8.

The RS models from Audi Sport deliver unrivaled performance in their respective product lines. They have a strong character that consists of distinct design differentiation, full everyday usability, effortless top performance, and a thrilling driving experience.

The new RS 6 Avant, RS 7 and RS Q8 join the robust portfolio of RS models available to customers in the U.S. including the RS 3 Sedan, the RS 5 as a Coupe and Sportback, TT RS Coupe, and the pinnacle of the Audi Sport models, the R8 Coupe and Spyder. 

2021 RS 6 Avant
The highly anticipated Audi RS 6 Avant offers visceral design, exhilarating driving dynamics and everyday functionality for the driving enthusiast. The 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine in the RS 6 Avant delivers 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque to send the high-performance wagon from 0-60 in just 3.5 seconds. To celebrate the arrival of RS 6 Avant on U.S. shores, the exclusive “RS Tribute edition” with a limited production of 25 units, pays homage to the 1994 RS 2 Avant.

2021 RS 7
The second generation of the RS 7 returns to the U.S. with stunning performance and the striking design of the all-new RS design language. The five-door coupe is equipped with a 4.0-liter TFSI® bi-turbo V8 that generates 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque. The visceral performance capabilities of the RS 7 are underlined by its lowered stance, aggressive RS styling, and flared wheel arches that make it nearly an inch wider on each side over the A7.

2021 RS Q8
Invigorating the performance model line, the first RS SUV in the U.S., the RS Q8 combines the genes of a high-performance RS model with the practicality of an SUV and the dynamic design of an Audi coupe. Featuring a bi-turbo V8 engine to deliver exhilarating performance and driving dynamics, the RS Q8 sets a new standard as the prestigious spearhead of the RS model line. The RS Q8 is currently the fastest production SUV to lap the renowned Nürburgring racetrack with an official time of 7 minutes and 42.2 seconds.

Representing the best in track-tested performance available from the four rings, Audi Sport models offer the perfect balance of driving dynamics, innovation and quality.

Model year 2021 manufacturer suggested retail prices:


Starting MSRP

2021 Audi RS 6 Avant


2021 Audi RS 7


2021 Audi RS Q8


Price excludes destination charge ($1,045 for RS 6 Avant, RS 7; $1,095 for RS Q8), taxes, title, other options and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.


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This information and any vehicle specifications are preliminary and subject to change.

Features and technical data apply to models offered in the USA. They may differ in other countries.

Price excludes destination charge ($1,045 for RS 6 Avant, RS 7; $1,095 for RS Q8), taxes, title, other options and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.

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Top track speed electronically limited in U.S. Always obey all speed and traffic laws.

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