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    Trailerhitch for C5 RS6?

    I love the class 4 hitch on my C5 Allroad (vertical/hidden receiver).
    Is there a similar hitch available for the C5 RS6 being essentially the same chassis?
    Even if it would only be a class 2 (2000 lb) hitch, as long as it is hidden or easily removable!

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    I just put one in mine. Invisible and is the same one as the Allroad with the vertical receiver. I purchased it from allroadhitch@gmail.com. The RS6 doesn't have the factory wiring harness for the hitch so a trip to a auto parts store is all that is needed. Here is a link to an RS6 with this hitch. Not my car but rather pics provided by the manufacturer of the hitch.
    https://www.dropbox.com/sc/dvc8m7spc...Vks_5WhdOmma#/

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    I need a hitch for my RS6 Avant. Will this sedan/allroad hitch work? Let me do some poking around on this

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    As far as I know it works with all C5 chassis cars including the RS6 sedan (I have it on mine) and the RS6 Avant. It’s pretty impressive and replaces the piece of metal behind the bumper. it adds a little weight but not much since you are taking a piece off and replacing it with the new hitch in its place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DHall1 View Post
    I need a hitch for my RS6 Avant. Will this sedan/allroad hitch work? Let me do some poking around on this

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    Or find a EU buddy to send you one on the slow boat to USA...
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    I'd do a trailer hitch if I could mount my motorcycle rack on it, but it requires a hitch rated for 7500lbs (total weight of hitch mounted rack and bike is a little over 500lbs, but as my bike is worth more than my car, I can't take any risks!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by kismetcapitan View Post
    I'd do a trailer hitch if I could mount my motorcycle rack on it, but it requires a hitch rated for 7500lbs (total weight of hitch mounted rack and bike is a little over 500lbs, but as my bike is worth more than my car, I can't take any risks!!
    500lb tongue weight is the most I have seen on a 2" hitch (maybe the Touareg with 7700 lbs is rated higher, but Europe only goes to 200 lbs on the tongue, and the US aftermarket hitches only are labeled 5000/500 lbs). Also at the very least, you would need helper springs or convert the RS6 to air suspension. With over 500 lbs 'hanging out there', the car would sag a lot (worse than 3 fat guys in the back seat a bank loot of gold bars in the trunk).

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