The Audi RS6 Avant hasn’t even been on sale in the US a full year and there’s already been one totaled. While that’s not typically surprising with 600 horsepower performance cars, the RS6 Avant is one of the safest and easiest 600 horsepower performance cars to drive, thanks to its impressive Quattro all-wheel drive grip. Nevertheless, the first RS6 Avant was totaled in Portland, Oregon and is now actually up for sale.
If you’re a brave soul that likes to try and fix heavily broken expensive cars, this might be the perfect buy for you. The Audi RS6 Avant in question was hit at both the front and the rear, with most of the damage coming from the latter. While the engine and transmission are said to be intact and working well, the rest of it seems to be in pretty rough shape, hence it being totaled.
It’s going to need several new body panels, likely a new tailgate (or at least a heavy realigning of said tailgate, likely a new intercooler/radiator and probably some new suspension components. That’s all hoping that the actual chassis of the car isn’t bent or ruined. So fixing this Audi RS6 Avant isn’t going to be cheap.
However, the car is likely to be relatively cheap. It’s going up for auction sometime in the near future, but the date hasn’t been set yet. There are less than 3,300 miles on the odometer, so the car is still very new, obviously, and it’s painted in the highly desirable Nardo Grey. So for any enthusiast that can’t afford to order a new one, depending on how cheap this wrecked one is, it might be worth trying to salvage it.
Would we be interested in something like that? No, that sounds like a nightmare. However, there are some brave lunatics in America that might be willing to take the job on. Plus, they’ll probably make a YouTube channel out of it and become internet famous for five minutes.
[Source: The Drive]