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Lightspeed to Ludicrous Speed
According to Audi Canada the audacious 450 horsepower RS 6 sport sedan is now available north of the 49th. This is good news for affluent Canadian automotive enthusiasts as the super
Just how affluent do these enthusiasts need to be? First of all Audi only needs to find ninety who want to take home one of the world's fastest 5-seaters, all with expendable incomes that will allow $109,000 for transportation allocation.
OK, that's a lot of money. When the BMW last sold its M5 in Canada in model year 2003, model year 2004 saw the introduction of the all-new 5-Series so M5 is on a one year hiatus, prices started at $105,500. But Audi fans will be quick to point out the RS 6 supplies a potent 56 additional horsepower and 47 lb-ft of extra torque, resulting in 450 horsepower and 415 lb-ft of torque.
OK, now I've got your attention?! Such numbers can only be superceded by the outrageous Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG that sports 469 horsepower and 515 lb-ft of torque for an equally stellar $113,000 price tag. Obviously the power struggle is alive and well in today's premium sport sedan segment.
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