ABT RS4-R with 530 hp premieres in Geneva

There are more than 400 permanent horses in Spruce Meadows, the largest equestrian facility in the world. The Canadian estate encompasses a massive 360 hectares. With its brand-new ABT RS4-R, the German tuner ABT Sportsline demonstrates how to accommodate considerably more “horses” on less than nine square meters. To be introduced for the first time at the 88th Geneva Motor Show (March 8 to 18, 2018), the powerful Avant delivers 530 hp (390 kW) and 690 Nm. That is 20 hp more than the previously strongest ABT RS4.

The ABT RS4-R is sold out!


Due to the high demand, the limited edition is already sold out. But don’t worry: the performance increase ABT Power up to 510 HP (375 kW) and further products such as the sports wheels, the silencing system and the chassis are still available for the RS4 in an unlimited quantity.

ABT RS4-R Facts

Series ABT Power S
Power 450 HP (331 kW) 530 HP (390 kW)
Torque 600 Nm 690 Nm
Top Speed 250 km/h 280 km/h
0-100 km/h 4,1 Sec. 3,8 Sec.

IN 3,8 SECONDS FROM 0 to 100

The difference to the standard vehicle is even greater, which manages to get 450 hp (331 kW) and a maximum torque of 600 Nm out of the 2.9 liter biturbo V6. As it does with its technical brother RS5-R, ABT Sportsline also relies on a multi-stage performance package for the RS4-R. This package consists of an additional engine control unit, the ABT Engine Control (AEC), and a high-performance sports exhaust system. With its four 102 mm carbon tailpipes, it also soars to new heights visually and acoustically. That this is no normal RS 4, though, can also be seen at first glance.

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Only 50 pieces

Because this car is equipped with an extensive aerodynamic package. The delivery scope includes an ABT Front Lip, Front Flics, a Front Grille with RS4-R logo and a Rear Skirt Add On. While the Audi RS 4 boasts 19-inch wheels in the standard version, ABT Sportsline naturally sets the bar a little higher in this respect as well. Despite its 21 inches, the athletically styled ABT SPORT GR alloy rim has not an ounce of unnecessary weight and features a strongly concave rim base. The matching tire format is 295/25. The fact that the ABT RS4-R literally sticks to the asphalt is not only due to its sport tires...

The Bavarian tuning company manages to improve the already excellent standard suspension with ABT Sport Stabilizers. A complete coilover suspension system with a special ABT Shock Absorber Setup is also under development, in cooperation with the partner KW automotive. This setup provides a sporty-dynamic driving experience without neglecting the required comfort. The ABT RS4-R catches the eye not only with its outward appearance: The individual interior design, which includes partial leather seats with a prominent RS5-R Logo, ABT Gear Shift Cover (carbon) and many other extras, is convincing in every aspect. And so, a sporty station wagon is born which not only wins acceleration races, but also wins over hearts.

Individual finishing

For all car fans who are more interested in inner values, we will also present a comprehensive leather and carbon interior from its Individual range in Geneva. This allows the elegant and sporty RS4-R to set new standards in this sector as well. The scope of delivery also includes dashboard and seat panels made of carbon fiber as well as a steering wheel design in carbon and leather. Other cool gimmicks are a gearshift lever badge, floor mats with the RS4-R logo, a matching trunk mat as well as the fascinating integrated entrance light which casually projects the RS4-R logo onto the floor. This extravagant Avant is therefore definitely not short of plus points.


Besides the ABT sport- and high performance wheels, a very special highlight now is available for the RS4-R as a limited edition: the one of a kind aero wheel. The eyecatcher is presented in the color racing gold matte and perfected with striking aero rings made of carbon fibre.

From the racetrack to the road

Top quality because of motorsport experience

From the racetrack to the road

ABT is the only tuning company with several decades of experience in motorsports to modify and optimize engines. All the products are extensively tested on public roads and the company’s own dynamometer in Kempten.