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Audi RS7 and RS Q3 coming in 2013 ?

 Audi RS7 and RS Q3 coming in 2013 ?
2013 Audi new RS models teaser

RS lineup expansion planned

Audi is preparing to extend its RS lineup next year by adding two additional yet unknown models.

Road test editor Ben Pulman from CAR saw this image during the launch of the 2013 Audi RS5 Cabriolet. Sitting next to it is without any doubt the recently unveiled 2013 RS6 Avant, but what about the other two cars?

The vehicle positioned next to the RS6 Avant is probably the RS7 Sportback which will essentially be a sleeker-looking version of the RS6 with the same mechanical specifications. Speaking of the RS6, CAR says that the Ingolstadt-based company doesn't plan a sedan version of the RS6. Bad news for United States since it has already been confirmed that the Avant version will not be sold there. Another possibility is the RS3 however previous reports have slated the super hot hatch not to arrive until 2014.

On the far left it seems to be an SUV RS that Audi is planning. From what we can tell, it's smaller than the Q7 so it only leaves the Q3 and Q5. Our money is on the RS Q3 that was previewed earlier this year by a concept featuring a 2.5-liter TFSI with 355 hp (265 kW). The concept is able to perform the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint in 5.3 seconds, en route to a top speed of 165 mph (265 km/h).

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Comments (13)

 jf90 jf90
RS7 is a definite as I've seen it
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December 14, 2012 2:42 pm
 hunker7 hunker7
As much as I would want to see RS7, it is not. just look at the lines and size. Looks like RS3 Sedan and last one could be RS1 or RS Q3 as they had a concept already.
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December 14, 2012 2:31 am
 porsche6616 porsche6616
why both to cover them up... everyone knows how they will look anyway
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December 13, 2012 6:06 pm
 SkadV8 SkadV8
RS3 Sportback, Q3 RS and, RS6 or RS4 sedan...
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December 13, 2012 1:39 pm
 Shumy Shumy
last ones looks like rs1
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December 13, 2012 12:47 pm
 tumbo tumbo
No way that it's an RS7. Look how much smaller it is then the RS6 Avant. It's for sure the RS5 Sportback. And it cant be the Q5 RS, since they havent shown the petrol version of the SQ5 yet. So it must be the RSQ3, since they already showed a concept for that.
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December 13, 2012 12:17 pm
 dbehmoaras dbehmoaras
Definitely RS7 next to the RS6. I sort of get the elimination of the RS6 sedan, especially alongside the RS7 (even though the have an S6 and an S7 already). I just wish the US would warm up to wagons already. The SUV love affair is rather stupid, there just isn't a need for it. Off-road/all weather? Nothing Quattro can't handle. The only thing is ground clearance and, let's be honest, it's not like people are racing the Dakar here.
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December 13, 2012 11:56 am
 Cale24 Cale24
Audi RS7 and RS6 Avant were apparently in Cape Town, South Africa on Monday this week for a secretive photoshoot- from a reliable source. So if the press images look to be CT, we'll know its true! Audi being cagey on exact curb weight of a new RS6...
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December 13, 2012 11:18 am
 MercLeRoux MercLeRoux
The S7 already combines an amazing design with an awesome engine, the RS7 takes that up a notch and cant wait to see it! Audi's RS cars look so mean!
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December 13, 2012 11:05 am
 Microice Microice
maybe Q5 RS or RS Q5 since it already has an S version
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December 13, 2012 10:53 am
 IoannisChalkiotis IoannisChalkiotis
last one is the rs1.......... short model under the hood...
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December 13, 2012 9:44 am
 dmanero dmanero
Maybe the New RS TT that they had mention to be redesigned. hopefully.
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December 13, 2012 9:28 am