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Audi RS 4 '01
Audi RS 4 '01
Appears in Gran Turismo Concept
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 Standard
Interior in GT6 Simple
Manufacturer Audi
Displacement 2671 cc
Drivetrain 4WD
Aspiration Turbo
Engine VAG ASJ 2.7 V6 twin-turbo
Max Power 378 BHP
Performance Points 472 PP
Max Torque 324.75 ft-lb
Top Speed 195mph (313kph)
Length 4525 mm
Width 1799 mm
Height 1400 mm
Weight 1,620 kilograms (3,600 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 4.53 kg (10.0 lb) per horsepower

The Audi RS 4 '01 is a Road car produced by Audi. It first appears in Gran Turismo Concept, and has appeared in every main game since, with the exception of Gran Turismo Sport.

ColorsEdit

Six colors are available for this car:

  • Misano Red Pearl Effect
  • Imola Yellow
  • Avus Silver Pearl Effect
  • Nogaro Blue Pearl Effect
  • Goodwood Green Pearl Effect
  • Brilliant Black

In-game descriptionEdit

"A monster sports model from the talented teams at quattro GmbH."


The RS4 took the popular base A4 sedan and wagon to the ultimate extreme. When it made its introduction in 1999 by Audi's specialty-vehicle team, quattro,[1] it was immediately obvious from the car's exterior styling that there was something sinister about it. The RS4 sat wider, with the fenders flared an extra 1.2 inches to house the car's wider 255/35ZR18 tires. These tires came wrapped around giant 18" alloy wheels.

Under the hood was a turbocharged 2.7-liter 30-valve V-6 tuned to pump out 380 HP and 324.7 lb-ft[2] of torque, a drastic increase from the sporty S4's 261 HP. The 5-valve per-cylinder powerplant came mated to only a 6-speed manual gearbox. The factory claimed a 4.9-sec acceleration burst to 62 mph with a top speed of 155 mph. Not bad for a 5-person luxury car. In order to handle the extra power, significant reinforcements were made to the car's chassis, including totally retuning the suspension system.

When combined with the company's all-wheel-drive system, also called quattro,[3] the RS4 cornered like a genuine sports car, rivalling[4] those that came from Zuffenhausen. But because of its front-engine layout and AWD, the RS4, even in wagon form, exhibited a more predictable character when the road ahead meandered. The RS4 quickly developed a loyal following, and Audi's reputation as a maker of exciting, fast cars was cemented.


AcquisitionEdit

GT ConceptEdit

This car is available to the player in Arcade Mode from the beginning.

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the Audi New Cars Dealership for 41,380 Credits.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 41,380 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Audi RS 4 '01 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 36,039 Credits. It is a Level 7 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 41,380 Credits. It is a simplified car.

NotesEdit

  1. Like every other reference to quattro in the game, mistakenly capitalized
  2. Every reference to lb-ft in this game is misordered as ft-lb
  3. Wrongly capitalized
  4. Miswritten in the game as "rivaling"
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