Cars with soul
Charming, exciting, quietly brilliant: the cars you don’t expect to love... Any we've missed?
Posted: 25 Mar 2013
Audi RS4 Avant (B5)
Soul is hard to define in a machine, but you know when it's not there, as is the case in virtually every modern Audi we can think of. But there are exceptions, and the 380bhp 2.7 V6 bi-turbo 'B5' RS4 Avant has that Terminator thing down cold. The ultimate Q-car?
Years produced: 2000-2001
Country of origin: Germany
Fun fact: The RS4's engine has a baffled oil sump, to help high-speed cornering. It needs it