Why the Audi S4 Avant and BMW 535 Touring are Future Classics

As you may have noticed there are a number of readers who are, shall we say, a bit fanatical about the wagon body style. I can’t think of anyone in particular at the moment, but trust me, they are among us. It is also no secret that in the U.S. lovers of long-roofs and ample cargo space are often forgotten by… » 7/29/13 10:33am 7/29/13 10:33am

2009 Audi S4 Sedan, Avant Revealed Ahead Of Paris

We've been showered with photos and details of the new Audi S4 Sedan » 9/23/08 9:30am 9/23/08 9:30am and ahead of the official unveiling and the numbers do look good. Using supercharging and direct injection, the folks in Ingolstadt have managed to squeeze 333 HP out of the 3.0-liter V6, good for a 5.1 second 0-to-62 run while still returning an…

Audi RS6 Avant or Audi R8, Which Is The Fastest?

Though Audi claims that both the Audi RS6 Avant » 8/28/08 6:00pm 8/28/08 6:00pm and are equally fast to 62 mph and 124 mph, we've always been skeptical as to whether or not the Überwagen of our dreams could actually compete. Thankfully, the folks at mag had a version of each to test out. The bottom line? Almost. Both share a quarter-mile time of…

Norwegian Hoons Are Audi Wagon Drifting Masters

Wow, we knew the those viking types had fun storming castles and laying siege to things, but who knew they were also masters of the four wheel drift?These guys do an amazing job with a nice slow controlled drift all the way around some roundabouts in their favorite Audi 100 wagon. Apparently pounding down fish balls… » 5/05/08 4:40pm 5/05/08 4:40pm

2009 Audi A4 Avant Breaks Cover Before Geneva, Stores Broken Cover In…

As if the 2009 Audi A4 isn't sexy enough, the lines have been stretched to wagon proportions for the 2009 Audi A4 Avant. It's a good option for someone who wants the style of an A4 but needs the utility of a wagon (and yes, they're bold enough to call it a "wagon" in the press release). Though storage isn't of minivan… » 2/19/08 7:20pm 2/19/08 7:20pm

First Promotional Video of 2008 Audi RS6 Avant, It Rocks


We're not sure if this video includes a subliminal ploy by the folks at Audi to show quickly spliced photos of rocks to get us to say that their 2008 RS6 Avant rocks, but we guess it's working on us. Of course, it's just like your average grocery getter (assuming that your average grocery getter is powered by a twin… » 12/20/07 12:45pm 12/20/07 12:45pm

Audi RS4 Production Ending Next Month

Sigh. Back in June we told you that the RS4 Sedan was going out of production. Then, later in June, we explained that actually, no, Audi would keep building the RS4. Today's news is a bit of clarification. In November of this year (2007) Audi will stop building the RS4 Sedan. The convertible and the motherluvin' Avant » 10/22/07 9:15am 10/22/07 9:15am

Frankfurt Auto Show: Audi RS6 Avant in White

While we knew the Audi Audi RS6 Avant was coming, we had no idea Bryan Adams was going to belt out an acoustic rendition of Run to You after the cover was pulled on the V10 twin-turbo wagon. As the rest of the presentation was in German the details are still hazy. We do know the world needs more hopped up sportwagons… » 9/11/07 11:30am 9/11/07 11:30am

New Video Of 2008 Audi RS6 Avant And This Time It's On The Road!


After yesterday's static video shots we were aching for more. But oh boy, now Audi's done it — they've given us some on-road footage of the new Audi RS6 Avant to be unveiled this Tuesday at the Frankurt Auto Show (follow the whole shebang live from now until the last sheet drops on Wednesday right here). That's… » 9/07/07 9:15am 9/07/07 9:15am

Wagon Wars: Which Über-Wagon Would You Rather Drive?

There's been a lot of wacky wagon action going on around us over the past 24 hours. We've seen the pre-Frankfurt Auto Show reveals of both the new 580 HP Audi RS6 Avant and the new 457 HP Mercedes C 63 AMG Estate both shoot by us, showing off some incredible hotness. While we're assuming just on a power comparison… » 9/05/07 12:00pm 9/05/07 12:00pm