With 560 horsepower connected tap, today’s Nice Price oregon No Dice Audi surely earns its RennSport badge. Let’s spot if this sporty saloon’s terms tag besides earns our respect successful the voting.
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Germany is not mostly known for frivolous excess. It’s a reasonably superior country. That’s not to accidental that determination aren’t exceptions to that rule, and today’s 2018 Audi RS7 Quattro Prestige is rather an exceptional exception.
The RS7 is the eventual look of the A7, a exemplary based connected Volkswagen/Audi’s MLB level and sharing galore of its mechanical bits with its kissing cousin, the A6. While that car is simply a roomy and stately saloon, the A7, and by extension, the RS7, is simply a sleek and painfully sexy five-door hatchback of much intimate dimensions. At the model’s introduction, I ran into Road & Track’s Dennis Simanaitis attempting to beryllium successful the A7’s backmost spot and unluckily being denied the accidental owed to the cabin’s tiny size and his atrocious back. Fitting down the instrumentality shouldn’t contiguous immoderate problems to anyone, though, and the rewards of taking that accidental are manyfold.
Much of that is by mode of the RS7’s jaw-dropping power. The twin-turbo 4.0-liter all-alloy V8 makes a staggering 560 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque, with the second disposable starting astatine astir 1,750 rpm. That’s each handled by a ZF-sourced eight-speed automatic with Tiptronic shifting and Audi’s excellently-engineered Quattro all-wheel-drive system. Huge brakes and a multi-situation suspension assistance guarantee the remainder of the car keeps up.
Having spent immoderate clip down the instrumentality of 1 of these myself, I tin attest to it being immoderate of the astir amusive you tin person with your apparel connected oregon off. For nationalist streets oregon the track, however, I urge apparel on.
This 1 is simply a Prestige exemplary which means it’s top-o-the-heap erstwhile it comes to presumption and added features. Notable among those are the c fibre trim sprinkled liberally passim some the exterior and the car’s cabin, arsenic good arsenic a Bang & Olufsen dependable system, arsenic good arsenic seating upholstery that looks similar it came retired of a Sci-Fi abstraction movie.
According to the ad, the car comes with 53,000 miles connected the ticker, oregon a small implicit 10K per twelvemonth of its existence. It seems packed to the gills and grilles with peculiar add-on assistance and aesthetic packages, and astatine slightest 2 cupful holders. Ot besides sports the blade-style mill five-spoke 21-inch alloys.
The seller says the car’s work records are up to day and describes its information arsenic excellent. The pictures successful the advertisement carnivore that out, and the car comes with a cleanable title. Per those pictures, it doesn’t look to person its existent tags. Those presently connected the car came owed successful October of past year. Perhaps the pictures are conscionable that old.
Another anomoly; this Audi is being offered connected Craigslist nether the “By Owner” section, however, each the images successful the advertisement are watermarked “FM Formula Motors” implying it’s a trader sale. That truly shouldn’t matter, though. The car’s $64,000 terms tag, connected the different hand, should. We request to preface immoderate treatment of that by noting that, erstwhile new, this RS7 carried an MSRP determination northbound of $120K. That makes the existent price, 5 years aboriginal benignant of similar a half-off sale.
Considering the car’s contiguous information and comparative deficiency of miles, could that beryllium benignant of similar a bargain? Or, is that terms tag insufficiently depreciated to let you to afloat admit this blistery Audi?
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