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Old 25th February 2021, 10:27 AM
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Default i simply cany get rid of this damm RS6 C7 itch

i dont need one
i just want one

i suppose the cure is just buy one isnt it ?

i had the original C5 it was great
i drove the C6 and it was totally mad

but the C7 just looks much better and that V8 sounds great

any advice or help please !
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Old 25th February 2021, 11:42 AM
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JFDI - if I had the money, I would

Ideally the 'Performance' model, but if you fancy a bargain the stock one on 'smaller' 20" rims with air suspension is probably the sweet spot for vfm and blend of performance and comfort. Potentially a few more of the standard model around on the used market that aren't fixed standard spec. Finding one with radar cruise etc is pretty much impossible.

I saw a new RS6 recently (70 plate) and my god is it huge! The arches are comically wide and it is in no way subtle. C7 just looks 'right' to me
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Old 25th February 2021, 12:24 PM
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The tax can be all over the place for the C7, pre-facelift has higher emissions - so you won't like the tax, post-facelift pre-2017 is probably the sweet spot (you probably still won't like the tax) and post 2017 is an extra 325 per year until it turns 5, so again you won't like the tax

I've also heard that white ones can rust more

But that aside, my views are if you really need to scratch the itch then buy one, and when we are allowed, drive the thing
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Old 25th February 2021, 02:45 PM
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done my tax disc research

2015 on is 330 = ok

later into 2017 is the dredded 475 for an extra 5 years

i want a 2015 one with 20 inch wheels in Red so it wont show the rust as much LOL

just gotta find the right car with low miles
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Old 25th February 2021, 05:05 PM
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Depending on how long you plan on keeping it, a 2017 will be 5 years old next year, so then tax is only 10 a month vs 25 😉
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Old 25th February 2021, 06:30 PM
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I know a rather large chap how had an rs6 ,not sure which version (guessing about 5 years ago ) he bought it new and only kept it about 6 mths as the sides of the seat was constantly cutting into him( he loved the car but wasn't driving it because of the seat issue ) ,he traded it in against a new range rover which then spent as much time in the dealer as it did with him ,
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Old 25th February 2021, 07:52 PM
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i dont need one
i just want one

i suppose the cure is just buy one isnt it ?

i had the original C5 it was great
i drove the C6 and it was totally mad

but the C7 just looks much better and that V8 sounds great

any advice or help please !
So, my two penneth.

The C6 V10 was the peak of the RS6 line. It won every round of top trumps, and sounded gorgeous to boot.

The C7 had 1 single advantage - 6/7 years ago the tech in it wiped the smile off the C6 owners face.

But not now. Now the C7 is old hat. Tiny MMI screen, googlemaps gone and basically the same kit as you can get on a 2.0 Tdi.

Remap it, and you're still losing out. Where the Mighty V10 would push super power, the C7 was always the lesser car.

Its the first real victim of the eco culture of killing off the supercars. It has less cubes, less power, less potential.

The C5 was always a misfit. A giant 4.2 Twin turbo shoehorned into a space never intended for it. They put the battery in the spare wheel well for better weight distribution. Huh, are you kidding ? You ran out of room for it. The C5 was super nose heavy, putting a battery in the boot didn't make up for 8 cylinders, 2 turbos and more radiators that your average premiere inn being shoved under the bonnet.

The C6 was built from the ground up to dominate. Remember all those RS6's for sale with broken engines ? Oh yes, that's right. There aren't any. Its bomb proof. I've never, ever driven a more nimble and capable car. It did things with the laws of physics reserved exclusively for episodes of loony tunes.

The C7 RS6 is about as special as the S6, or the S8, or the A8 or any other car they dropped the same eco lump in with a different map on it.

But the 5.0 Twin turbo V10 ? Nah. That was unique. You open the bonnet on that, and start talking 200 mph top speeds and 1000 bhp capabilities and everyone with anything short of a Veyron walks away. They just lost.

If you really want a good RS, get the C6.

If you want a comfy modernish sports car, save a few bob and get and A8/S6/S7/S8.

If you really want an RS, but don't want to pay Band M tax disc, you're missing the point....

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2007 4.2 Tdi Q7, 2006 S4 Cab Silver, 2010 RS6 Saloon Black , 2007 TT Roadster,
2010 A8 D4 4.2 Silver, 2006 C6 A6 2.7 Tdi Quattro, 2000 D2 4.2 QS/S8 Ming Blue (again), 2008 Q7 4.2 Black,
2009 C6 RS6 Saloon Daytona Grey, 2001 Fully Loaded A2 Tdi, 2006 Avant S6 Black, 2007 VW Caravelle Exec Black (almost an Audi)
2009 TT Roadster Daytona, 2015 Q7 4.2 tdi lava grey, 2002 GmbH D2 demonstrator, 2006 D3 A8 LWB 4.2 Tdi Black

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Old 26th February 2021, 03:16 AM
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Default Thanx Ian

im going to have to agree about most of that
simply because i rememer the demonstrator V10 C6 i had for the day
i was grinning for a week after

finding a good low-mileage example now to my taste is ni on impossible
ive seen a few saying (its had the all important engine out oil seal done)

= S81 i know what you are saying about large men and seats , im not exactly thin so mmmmmmmm good point =

i dont really want 'POWER' as such as the C6 1000bhp etc
i really like the look of the C7 and im not into the C8 at all especially price wise

if i dont like it i suppose i can sell it again

I FOUND THIS 936 Miles !!!!!


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Old 26th February 2021, 03:27 AM
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OV plate = Audi Uk demo = only 936 miles, every one of them bouncing off the redline going sideways by journalists......

i wouldn't have an 'OV' RS. On other models, you'll get a great spec, but you know the RS was a play thing for many people for an hour or less.

I bet its '1 owner' lol.
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2001 D2 4.2 QS Silver, 1997 D2 S8 Silver, 1999 D2 4.2 Silver, 2002 D2 S8 Dolphin Grey,
2003 C5 RS6 Blue, 1998 D2 S8 Black, 2000 D2 4.2 QS/S8 Ming Blue, 2003 D3 4.2 Ming Blue,
2005 B7 S4 Blue, 2006 D3 3.0 Tdi Black, 1999 D2 4.2 Silver, 2003 D3 4.2 LPG Crystal Blue,
2000 D2 S8 Silver, 2007 3.0 Tdi Q7 Black, 2009 B8 S4 Black, 1998 D2 S8 Agate Grey,
2006 D3 4.2 Tdi Blue, 2006 D3 S8, 2007 Q7 3.0 Tdi, 2006 C6 S6,

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2011 A7 Sline, 2001 A2 1.4 Tdi Black, 2002 A2 1.4 Tdi Silver, 2006 A8 4.2 Tdi Blue,
2007 4.2 Tdi Q7, 2006 S4 Cab Silver, 2010 RS6 Saloon Black , 2007 TT Roadster,
2010 A8 D4 4.2 Silver, 2006 C6 A6 2.7 Tdi Quattro, 2000 D2 4.2 QS/S8 Ming Blue (again), 2008 Q7 4.2 Black,
2009 C6 RS6 Saloon Daytona Grey, 2001 Fully Loaded A2 Tdi, 2006 Avant S6 Black, 2007 VW Caravelle Exec Black (almost an Audi)
2009 TT Roadster Daytona, 2015 Q7 4.2 tdi lava grey, 2002 GmbH D2 demonstrator, 2006 D3 A8 LWB 4.2 Tdi Black

Most Recent Audis:

2001 A2 1.4 Tdi Black, 2007 4.2 FSi Q7 ABT Blue, 2016 S5 Coupe Launch model, 2004 S4 B6 Cabriolet, 2016 Q7 Sline White, 2006 Q7 4.2 FSi Black
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Old 26th February 2021, 03:35 AM
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i made enquires already
and got the in depth video..i could forward it if i had ur email Ian
the brakes,tyres,drivers seat etc are like new but then so is the rest of it
1 stonechip
and its suposed to be from Audi Heritage (what ever that is)
and definately not been a press car etc (so im told) and why? when the car was launched 2years before

how the hell could i trace where its been in 5+ years and 936 miles
sounds iffy Ian yes , but if not it could be the car for me
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