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Old 08-22-2019, 02:20 PM   #11
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Mentioned it to my wife but she asked would I recommend the RS6 avant over the AMG 5 series wagon and I am not sure if i would. Guess I like the drift mode/rwd option on the AMG.
https://www.autoblog.com/2019/08/21/...ec-comparison/
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Old 08-22-2019, 07:33 PM   #12
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Neat... I guess?

10 years ago I might have been interested in this.
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Old 08-22-2019, 07:36 PM   #13
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I could see getting a used AMG wagon in a few years if for whatever reason the M3 is gone, but it's hard to imagine there will not be a more compelling EV to choose instead.
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Hypothetically, how quickly do people think these will depreciate? Are they going to be rare / special enough to maintain value? Or will they do the normal Audi thing of cratering?
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Hypothetically, how quickly do people think these will depreciate? Are they going to be rare / special enough to maintain value? Or will they do the normal Audi thing of cratering?
I think it would depend on how many are sold. I suspect they will sell a few more than MB sells AMG wagons, but not much more.

I believe those are pretty rare so they somewhat hold their value compare to other AMG's, but ultimately they still depreciate like most cars. I imagine there is a higher floor for these for well-maintained examples after many years.

In a few years, when all MT's are gone and our LR4 starts getting old, I can see getting one of these as the family car, but as I mentioned above, by then EV's may have completely taken over. I've had a fast wagon before and would love another at some point.
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Hypothetically, how quickly do people think these will depreciate? Are they going to be rare / special enough to maintain value? Or will they do the normal Audi thing of cratering?
I feel like I just saw a previous version (Stuka's era) on BaT. I'll see if I can find it.
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Thanks. I totally agree it depends on scarcity - just wondering if anyone has thoughts on how many they'll sell new. Guess we'll see!
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Here it is. Not crazy money for sure, but high mileage car and not an RS version:

https://bringatrailer.com/listing/20...i-s4-avant-14/

Edit: Here's an RS:
https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2003-audi-rs6-59/

How much bigger will the 6 be versus the 4? I remember driving the pain old A6 and A4 back in the day, and thinking the A6 was boring to drive and the A4 a lot more fun. Not sure what the RS factor brings to the table, other than power. I do like that it apparently is a bit shorter than the Mercedes wagon, which is a tad too big for my tastes. Something in between the most recent 3 wagon and the Mercedes in size would be perfect.

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Thanks WDC. The new A6 is decently large - more trunk space than a Q5 (though less than we have in the X5).
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Thanks WDC. The new A6 is decently large - more trunk space than a Q5 (though less than we have in the X5).
Interesting. It is, however, much easier to use a rooftop box with a wagon...
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