ABT Unveils New Tuning Package for Audi RS7-S

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German tuner ABT has unveiled its latest performance upgrade for the Audi RS7 Sportback and RS7 Sportback Performance models. Dubbed the RS7-S, this package caters to drivers seeking a more aggressive aesthetic and a significant power boost, while remaining a step below the even more extreme RS7-R kit previously offered by ABT.

The RS7-S package transforms the sleek lines of the RS7 with a comprehensive aerodynamic overhaul. A prominent carbon fiber front lip sits below the redesigned grille, hinting at the enhanced performance lurking beneath. Matching carbon fiber side skirts channel airflow along the flanks, while a prominent rear lip spoiler adds a touch of aerodynamic downforce for improved high-speed stability.

ABT Audi RS7

No ABT creation is complete without a touch of interior personalization. The RS7-S cabin receives a subtle yet sporty upgrade. A sleek carbon fiber shift knob cover replaces the standard unit, while the seats are adorned with stitched "RS7-S" logos and "ABT" lettering embroidered on the headrests. Premium floor mats add a touch of luxury underfoot.

For those seeking a more comprehensively customized driving experience, ABT offers a tempting array of optional upgrades. Drivers can opt for a dedicated sports suspension setup for sharper handling, an Alcantara steering wheel with a midnight marker for a more focused feel, and carbon fiber shift paddles for a race-inspired aesthetic. The interior personalization can be further enhanced with new carbon fiber trim panels adorning the dashboard. For added protection against everyday wear and tear, ABT also provides the option of a full paint protection film wrap for the vehicle's exterior.

ABT Audi RS7-S interior

The heart of the RS7-S transformation lies in its enhanced powertrain. The standard RS7 boasts a potent 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine, generating 591 horsepower in the base model and 621 horsepower in the Performance variant. ABT's engineers have unleashed the full potential of this powerplant through a sophisticated software optimization process. This results in a staggering increase in power output, with the RS7-S producing a thrilling 710 horsepower and a monumental 950 Nm of torque. Complementing the upgraded engine is a new exhaust system featuring electronically adjustable valves, allowing drivers to tailor the exhaust note to their preference.

ABT Audi RS7-S

While ABT hasn't released official 0-100 km/h acceleration figures for the RS7-S, it's safe to assume it will significantly outperform the standard model's already impressive 3.4-second sprint. To ensure this newfound power translates into precise handling, ABT has equipped the RS7-S with upgraded springs and stabilizer bars on both the front and rear axles.

The complete RS7-S package comes at a premium price tag. Interested Audi RS7 owners will need to shell out €48,900 for the upgrade kit, with an additional €5,940 for professional installation. However, for those seeking a truly transformed driving experience, ABT's comprehensive warranty covering all parts for 5 years provides peace of mind. The ABT RS7-S package offers a compelling proposition for discerning drivers seeking to unleash the full potential of their Audi RS7 Sportback or RS7 Sportback Performance.

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