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The RS 4 Avant takes the notion of a wagon being some sort of sedate family transporter and tosses it right out the window. It might be surprising to hear but, in its time, this was the most powerful production car Audi ever built, with a 375-hp twin-turbo V6. This isn’t just some monster they released to scare grocery-getters; the RS 4 Avant is a true sports car despite its ample room in the rear. Bespoke body panels surround oversize tires, enlarged brake rotors sit behind every wheel, and the suspension is lively and responsive. This speedy wagon is ready for a trip to grandmother’s house; just make sure the road over the hills and through the woods has plenty of twists and turns to enjoy.
— Official description [1]

The 2001 Audi RS 4 Avant is an AWD wagon by Audi featured in the Duracell Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 and as standard in all subsequent titles except for Forza Horizon 3.

Synopsis

Designed as the successor to the 1995 RS 2 Avant, the RS 4 Avant was only available as a station wagon but solely developed by Audi's subsidiary quattro GmbH. It continued to utilize an all-wheel drive system that was now powered by a twin-turbo V6 engine.[2]

The RS 4 Avant was produced from 1999 to 2001 but continued to be unavailable for the North American market. A successor was released five years after its end of production.

Based on the Volkswagen Group B5 platform, which is also used by successor to the mid-size Audi 80 - the Audi A4 - the RS 4 Avant uses a front multilink suspension to improve on steering response and subsequently handling. Compared to the RS 2 Avant, it has relatively similar dimensions with the exception of a greater width and a moderate gain of weight (54 lb (24 kg)) without changing front weight percentage.

The Cosworth developed 2.7 litre twin-turbo 90° V6 engine produces 375 hp (280 kW), which is 64 hp (48 kW) more than on its predecessor, and 324 ft·lb (439 N·m) of torque.[2]

Statistics

Icon ForzaMotorsport6 Wide
Speed 6.6
Handling 4.7
Acceleration 7.1
Braking 4.5
B 515
Unlock Requirements
Car Dealer:
Purchase from the car dealer for 40,000 CR
Performance & Division
Division:
Modern Sport Legends
Speed:
Top Speed: 176.8 mph  (284.5 km/h)
Acceleration:
0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 4.548 secs.
0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 11.600 secs.
Braking:
60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 117.2 ft (35.7 m)
100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 300.3 ft (91.5 m)
Lateral Gs:
60 mph (97 km/h): 1.09 g
120 mph (193 km/h): 1.06 g
Icon ForzaMotorsport7 Wide
Speed 6.6
Handling 4.7
Acceleration 7.1
Braking 4.5
Uncommon FM7 T2
B 515
Unlock Requirements
Specialty Dealer:
Purchase from the Specialty Dealer
Performance & Division
Division:
Sport Touring Icons
Value: ? CR
Collection Tier:
Tier 2 - Uncommon (+170)
Speed:
Top Speed: 176.8 mph  (284.5 km/h)
1/4 Mile: missing data
Acceleration:
0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 4.558 secs.
0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 11.600 secs.
Braking:
60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 138.9 ft (42.3 m)
100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 329.8 ft (100.5 m)
Lateral Gs:
60 mph (97 km/h): 1.09 g
120 mph (193 km/h): 1.06 g
Icon ForzaHorizon2 Wide
Speed 6.5
Handling 6.2
Acceleration 7.4
Launch 8.6
Braking 7.3
B 687
DLC:
Requires the Duracell Car Pack
Unlock Requirements
Autoshow:
Purchase from the Autoshow for 40,000 CR
Performance & Championship
Championship:
Super Saloons
Speed:
Top Speed: 172.1 mph  (276.9 km/h)
Acceleration:
0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 4.548 secs.
0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 11.600 secs.
Braking:
60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 135.8 ft (41.4 m)
100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 350.1 ft (106.7 m)
Lateral Gs:
60 mph (97 km/h): 0.85 g
120 mph (193 km/h): 0.86 g
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Speed 7.1
Handling 6.0
Acceleration 7.1
Launch 9.0
Braking 5.5
B 695
Unlock Requirements
Autoshow:
Purchase from the Autoshow for 94,000 CR
Performance & Car Type
Car Type:
Retro Saloons
Rarity:
Rare
Speed:
Top Speed: 175.7 mph  (282.7 km/h)
Acceleration:
0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 4.548 secs.
0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 11.600 secs.
Braking:
60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 166.0 ft (50.6 m)
100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 403.9 ft (123.1 m)
Lateral Gs:
60 mph (97 km/h): 0.87 g
120 mph (193 km/h): 0.89 g

Conversions

Icon Engine Conversion - Engine
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport6 5.2L V10
4.5L V8
Icon Game ForzaHorizon2 6.2L V8 (455 hp)
5.2L V10 (602 hp)
Icon Game ForzaHorizon4 6.2L V8 (510 hp)
Icon Drivetrain Conversion - Drivetrain
Icon Game ForzaMotorsport6 RWD Drivetrain
Icon Game ForzaHorizon2 RWD Drivetrain
Icon Game ForzaHorizon4 RWD Drivetrain

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References

  1. Description - https://news.xbox.com/2015/06/02/games-forza-horizon-2-duracell-car-pack
  2. 2.0 2.1 Model overview (German): https://www.audi.de/dam/nemo/customer-area/more-information/predecessor-models/a4/pdf/s4av/2000_05_s4rs_b5_280.pdf
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