2000 Audi RS4 Avant 2000 review and pictures

Posted on Wednesday, 11 October 2006 , 10:10:12 byEmil

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Audi RS4 Avant 2000

The 2000 Audi RS4 Avant shows an uncompromising sports character when dealing with both visual appearance and technology. Being developed in conjunction with Audi AG, the RS4 was deisgned by engineers following the basis of the Audi s4 Avant as the supreme model in the A4 series. Its superlative performance favors the sports-style driving, reaching even the most selective of customers. The typical features of the S4 are embodied by the 18-inch alloy wheels, the flared wheel arches, the large air inlets, the side sills which are integrated into the body line in a harmonious way and an aerodynamically styled tail. The exhaust air from the intercooler escapes through two vents in the sides of the front apron and the fog lights are integrated into the two outer air intake shafts. Without any compromise on the need for everyday suitability, the Audi RS4 appears as entirely geared up for sheer sports performance. The 2.7-liter biturbo V6 engine integrates five valves per cylinder, two separate turbochargers on each bank of cylinders and hydraulically adjustable intake camshafts. Its cover was made from carbon-fire composite material. The 0-100 km/h sprint is reached in 4.9 seconds, while the maximum speed is electronically governed at 250 km/h. The brake system of the RS4 has been entirely redeveloped by fitting much larger composite-type brake discs on both the front and rear wheels, significantly improving the shielding and stability of the brake discs, particularly when exposed to extreme loads and at high disc temperatures. The lowering of the vehicle by 20mm was possible through the control arms of the four-link front suspension and the swivel bearings which are made of aluminium. The superlative quality of the interior beautifully combines individuality and exclusivity with the Recaro sports seats which ensure stability, optimum lateral support and ample comfort, however long the journey may be.