According to a recent report, the next-generation Audi RS4 will eschew the 4.2-liter V8 engine that produces 450 HP (331 kW) and 430 Nm (317 lb-ft) of torque.

According to a recent report, the next-generation Audi RS4 will eschew the 4.2-liter V8 engine that produces 450 HP (331 kW) and 430 Nm (317 lb-ft) of torque.

Citing sources deep within the company, Car and Driver says the model will likely use a new twin-turbo six-cylinder engine. There's no word on the specifications but the magazine believes the engine will be able to produce more than the 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo six-cylinder engine - that develops 431 HP (317 kW) and 406 lb-ft (550 Nm) of torque - that resides in the BMW M3 and M4 Coupe.

While it would be sad to the V8 engine go, Audi has previously used a twin-turbo 2.7-liter V6 in the 2000 RS4 Avant.

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