Watch: A Retro Ad for the RS2 Avant is Everything You Never Knew You Needed

After 25 years of waiting, the Audi RS2 Avant is finally available for import in the US. And Audi USA is celebrating that fact with a totally rad, totally ‘90s ad for it.

This may well be the first professionally commissioned ad for a 25-year-old car and there could be no more appropriate subject for such a first.

As the ad points out, the RS2 Avant had too many features for standard-definition—a comment not just on its excellence but on its ability to shape Audi and the wider automotive market, too.

With an 2019 S6 Avant-beating 4.8-second 0-60 split, a six-speed manual transmission, and all the luxury you could ever want (including “Alacantara” seats!), the RS2’s fact sheet still reads as modern.

Along with the RS2, there’s another Audi face that you’ll no doubt recognize, and that’s the face of Hans Stück. He takes the wheel (gently) to show off the car’s Quattro AWD system and its crazy grip.

So dig up your tape cassettes and get your turbo sunglasses, because the RS2 is as desirable as it’s ever been and more attainable than it’s ever been.

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