Audi unveiled its most powerful sedan to the GCC market within 2008 Sharjah Motor Show. It will be available to customers in the Middle East in January 2009 and is priced at Dhs 450,000 in UAE. RS6 is powered by a twin-turbo V10 developing 580 hp which makes it currently the most powerful production sedan in the market.
AMEinfo Press release:
The superior V10 engine with direct injection and twin turbochargers eclipses its competitors with an output of 426 kW (580 hp) and 650 Nm (479.42 lb-ft) of torque.
Starting from Dhs450,000, the new RS offers all the comfort of the large executive model series from Audi.
Commenting on the premiere K. Rajaram, CEO of Al Nabooda Automobiles, stated
‘The Middle East is one of the most important markets for the Audi RS 6 as we will receive the highest market introduction volume from the factory worldwide. About 80% of the cars sold here are fully individualized, which shows the level of passion owners put into these cars.’
Further highlights at the exhibition will be the new Audi A4 and A5 coupe, the R8 mid-engine sportscar, as well as the Audi Q7, S8 and TT, all to be found in Hall 3, Stand 400.