Next-gen Audi RS6 to get 580 PS image

The next generation of the Audi RS6 is expected to get a V8 engine which will generate a total output of 580 PS.

The German based automaker Audi is currently working on the next generation of the RS6 but even if the powerful model has been caught testing on the Nurburgring a few times until now, the company is currently keeping it into the shadows. According to the guys at the future generation of the Audi RS6 will feature the same 4.0 liter V8 twin turbo engine found in the S8, which is producing 520 PS (513 HP / 382 kW) and 650 Nm of torque (479 lb-ft) in the luxurious model.

Our source is saying that in the new generation of the Audi RS6, the same engine, which will be modified, will generate a total output of 580 PS (572 HP / 427 kW) and it will get 699 Nm of torque (516 lb-ft). The unit is expected to the mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission or the new seven-speed dual clutch, which will send its power to the all-wheel drive system. The 2013 Audi RS6 will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 4.5 seconds.