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This is how much the 2019 Audi RS 4 is likely to cost

2019-02-22 08:30

Sean Parker

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Image: Wezile Bonani

We were there when Audi Sport boss Stephan Winkelmann unveiled the Audi RS 4 at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show. 

And Wheels24 reported that Audi SA were looking to introduce its four-wheel drive performance station wagon, or avant in Audi-speak, towards the end of 2018. 

Spotted in the Eastern Cape

But that never materialised, and we were left waiting as to when the V6-powered wagon would make its appearance on local soil. 

Wheels24 can confirm it has touched down in South Africa. Uitenhage-based media personality Wezile Bonani tweeted a photograph of the car dressed in a Sonoma Green hue.

The colour was first seen on the new RS 5 Coupe and is part of the Audi Sport colour palette. 

How much it costs in SA

We made some calls and were told by an Audi dealer in Cape Town that the car is on sale , although their branch was likely to receive their first orders in May.

The indicative price is R1 211 500. 


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The RS 4 is powered by a 2.9-litre V6 turbocharged engine with 331kW with 600Nm of torque. An eight speed automatic gearbox from manufacturer ZF does duty, four-wheel drive is standard. 

The wagon has a claimed 0-100km/h time of 4.1 seconds says Audi. Top speed is electronically limited to 250km/h. 

At time of publishing, Audi SA couldn't' be reached for comment. We will update the story to reflect Audi's statement. 

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