In 1994, Audi and its corporate cousin Porsche teamed up to make one of the fastest, nastiest, Audi-est wagons ever: the RS2 Avant. The first ever RS car, it quickly became a legend for being quick as a 911 and capable of hauling all your gear. And now it's back! Sort of.
Because Audi hates joy and freedom, they won't sell the RS4 Avant here in the USA. Our friends over at Quattroworld just saw an RS4 Avant here in the USA. Wait, what?
Hold on to your luggage, folks, this is the 2013 Audi RS4 Avant. Audi's überwagon gets an upgrade for the next generation visually, while still sticking with a 450-hp version of the company's 4.2-liter V8.
This is the Players Audi RS4 Avant "RS SYCO," dolled up in Lamborghini orange and sitting on Rotiform SNA rims. Stephen Brooks filmed it gliding through Paris for no particular reason other than to look damn cool.
Details on the next Audi RS4 Avant have leaked out: it's sticking with a naturally-aspirated 4.2 liter V8, putting out 450 horsepower through Audi's dual-clutch, 7-speed, S-tronic gearbox. The worldwide debut will be at the Geneva Motor Show in March.
Although that might look like an S4 Avant, our friends at Carscoop tell us to take a closer look at the heavily-blistered front and rear wheel arches. You'll see the same dark 20-inch alloy rims found on the RS5 Coupe, as well as a modified front bumper with different air vents to supply additional cooling to the…