While old mate Curt Dupriez works his way towards delivering a full written review of this 2018 Audi RS6 Avant Performance, Trent Nikolic couldn't stop himself pinching it for an afternoon.
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In this quick tour, Trent goes on about the bits and pieces added to the example we're testing. What's it got? Well, beyond the $246,411 asking price (before on-road costs), there's a $6250 paint job from the Audi Exclusive palette - this 'Vegas Yellow' shade is taken from the TT S - along with $9000 in Exclusive 'Valcona' leather trim with honeycomb quilting, $3400 in Exclusive seat belts and the $1700 Exclusive controls package.

On the performance side, there's the $25,840 Dynamic Package Plus that adds dynamic steering, RS sports suspension, carbon ceramic brakes and a top-speed bump to 305km/h.

Oh, there's also a $17,000 Akropovic titanium exhaust setup and a $12,000 Bang & Olufsen audio system. We trust you'll not want to drown out the former with too much of the latter, but good look if you do try...

Audi's older-generation infotainment system greets you inside, but if that's what you're thinking about instead of the 445kW, 700Nm turbo 4.0-litre V8 under the bonnet (and the 3.7-second sprint to 100km/h) you've got bigger problems.

It's getting on in years, this thing - especially now that the new-generation A6 was revealed this week - but it's still an immensely compelling offering for cashed-up buyers drawn to that ever shrinking segment: the performance wagon.

Enjoy Trent's video (sorry about the g-string quip...) and watch for Curt's review soon. You can catch plenty of RS6 content at the below links, too.