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The difference between RS/S cars and non RS/S cars #blogpost

Let’s start off with a few basic facts. The Audi S/RS range are high performance versions of the standard cars just like BMW M and Mercedes AMG, the first S model was the 1990 audi s2 coupe and four years later the RS2 avant came along as the first RS. One of the key biggest differences between Non RS/S and RS/S cars are the fact that all S and RS models are equipped with Quattro all Wheel drive as standard for improved grip and acceleration. The only Non RS/S production cars you’ll see that on is the Q7 and the R8

S cars

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When some see a regular model with the S line package that adds sportier styling, some will think it’s an s. But there’s a much bigger difference than the styling, all S models are equipped with Quattro all Wheel drive, more powerful engines, stronger brakes, stiffer suspension systems, sportier styling and a carbon interior trim. S stands for “sport”, it can be tricky when you see a regular model with the S line package that feautures leather/alcantara, S line badging etc… S models are the competitors to BMW 35i/40i versions and Mercedes 400, 500 etc..

RS cars

The difference between RS/S cars and non RS/S cars #blogpost - Blog

RS is the range topping version of most of the models that have S and RS versions, it stands for “Renn Sport” or “Racing sport”. RS models are the range topping versions and have even more aggresive styling than S models so you won’t think it’s an S line. They have loads of power and even more than the S models and even more technology, the RS models are competitors to the BMW M models and Mercedes AMG models. The RS cars also have better brakes, suspensions, engines etc..

The biggest RS engine. The "BUH" longblock used in the RS6 (C6)

The difference between RS/S cars and non RS/S cars #blogpost - Blog

It has 580 hp and around 680-700 nm of torque. It can be modified to massive power, and it’s pretty obvious that audi did a quite great job on this engine. 5.0 V10 TFSI Biturbo

The Biggest S engine. Used in the S6 (C6) and S8 (D3)

The difference between RS/S cars and non RS/S cars #blogpost - Blog

435 hp to 450 hp, a thing that’s special about this is that it’s actually a front engine version of the 5.2 engine used in the R8 and Gallardo. However, this specially developed version is based of the 4.2 FSI engine used in the A6, A8 and Q7, and If you hear them rev or idle from the engine bays you can hear that they sound similar with rev limiters. But from the exhaust, there’s a huge difference in sound. And not to mention performance.

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