Audi RS5: Sport Edition with New Upgrades


The Audi RS5 is the top of the line sport coupe from Audi.  It has all the benefits of power, looks, and comfort, while maintaining stability on the track with Quattro all-wheel-drive.  The latest version offers a Sport-trim with all new upgrades.

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  • RS 5 Coupe Sport edition features 20’’ 5-V-spoke design wheels, red brake calipers and a Black and Crimson Red Fine Nappa leather interior
  • Available in Daytona Gray and Nardo Gray as well as exclusive exterior colors
  • Only 75 vehicles to be produced for the U.S. as part of Audi exclusive customization program

With 450 horsepower coming out of a 4.2 liter V8, the engine revs all the way up to an 8,300 rpm redline.  Redlines that are rare and offer a purer racing experience.  Who doesn’t want to shift that high?  The V8 also provides an output of 317 lb.-ft. of torque, which can get the car to 60 miles per hour around 4.5 seconds.

It comes with a seven speed dual-clutch transmission as well.  The latter overdrive ratios provide better fuel economy out of a high output engine.  The Audi is EPA rated 16 miles per gallon in the city, and 23 miles per gallon on the highway.

For a sense of how the Audi RS5 drives on the road, Winding Road Magazine provides Point-of-View coverage behind the wheel.

The extra touches to the Sport Edition add an extra bit of touch to a refined grand tourer.

Other features include:

  • RS embossed sport seats, offered in Black and Crimson Red with Crimson Red contrast stitching featured on the armrests
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel and black shifter boot  with Crimson Red contrast stitching
  • Crimson Red Fine Nappa leather door inserts and body-color inlays

The crown-gear center differential operates in conjunction with electronic torque vectoring as a perfect complement to the quattro drivetrain. The sport-tuned suspension renders the body 0.8 inches lower than that of the Audi A5.

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