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Yes, the Audi RS4 Avant can be made even sportier. The brand’s powerful compact wagon with rings is available in the new Competition package, which slightly changes its appearance and is intended to make the driving experience “more emotional”. In the language of the company from Ingolstadt, this means that the RS4 becomes even more efficient.

Thanks to the Competition package, the supercharged package does indeed sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds, “an improvement of 0.2 seconds over the production model.” It can reach a maximum speed of 290 km/h. To improve its performance, the RS4 Avant’s body height has been lowered by one centimeter, three-level adjustable dampers, new ABS, ceramic brakes, an RS sport plus exhaust line or stiffer stabilizers are used.

Competition Plus package to go even further

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“Customers can manually lower the ride height by an additional centimeter so that the overall ride height is two centimeters lower than the standard series,” Audi clarifies, explaining, on the other hand, that it has meticulously tuned the engine control unit software so that “ allow harder shifting in S mode.”

With the Competition Plus package, the sport differential and quattro steering are improved, and the car gets a new controlled air suspension called RS Sport Suspension Pro.

Some exclusive cosmetic details

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Aesthetically, the Competition package adds a Sebring Black finish to the RS4 Avant with a matching crystal effect.

Available on request are 20-inch Phantom gloss black wheels paired with high-performance Pirelli P Zero Corsa tires.

The station wagon interior contains leather, Alcantara and Dinamica microfiber upholstery.

Just under 8,000 euros for an option package

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Buyers who aren’t satisfied with the Competition package can opt for the Competition Trim package, which adds a matte carbon finish to the mirrors, front blade, side fenders, optics, or even a rear diffuser. A high-gloss carbon package is also available.

The Competition package is priced at €7,875 in Germany and its French price is unknown at the time of this writing. In any case, the price of the option package will be added to the €98,410 required to buy an Audi RS4 Avant in France. The Competition Plus package costs €11,875 across the Rhine.

Briefly speaking

The Audi RS4 Avant gets a little more exclusive with a new option package unveiled by the German manufacturer. Called the Competition, it lowers the RS4 Avant, gives it a new exhaust line, more rigidity, an improved differential and a controllable air suspension. Target ? Improving its performance, of course. This succeeded as the RS4 Avant Compétition takes 0.2 seconds less to hit 100 km/h in 0.2 seconds and manages to reach 290 km/h. The car also received some new cosmetic touches such as Sebring Black trim with a matching crystal effect, 20-inch Phantom Black wheels or Matrix LED headlights. The Competition package costs €7,875 and will be added to €98,410 for the RS4 Avant.

Quentin Hero