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2018 Audi RS5 pricing and specs: Big turbo coupe here in December

The 2018 Audi RS5 coupe has been confirmed for an Australian launch in December, priced to kick off from $156,600 plus on-road costs. Weighing 60 kilograms less than the previous model, thanks to its new MLB 'evo' architecture, the RS5 is also faster and more efficient than the car it replaces. Under the bonnet is a new 2...

2017 Audi RS5 likely better than claimed 0-100km/h time: Audi Sport tech boss

Better than the official sprint time? That’s according to Stephan Reil, Head of Technical Development, Audi Sport GmbH, who spoke with CarAdvice at the recent launch of the second-generation 2018 Audi RS5. Despite downsizing from a naturally aspirated 4.2-litre V8 to a 2...

2017 Audi RS5 points to evolutionary design language, Audi Sport boss says

That’s the message from Audi Sport boss Stephan Winklemann, who spoke exclusively with CarAdvice at the recent launch of the all-new, second-generation 2017 Audi RS5 in the tiny Principality of Andorra in the Pyrenees...

2017 Audi RS5 Coupe revealed

The 2017 Audi RS5 Coupe has been unveiled at the 2017 Geneva motor show, with the second-generation sports coupe dropping its venerable V8 engine. Under the bonnet of the all-new RS5 is a 2.9-litre bi-turbo V6 petrol engine with 331kW - the same as the previous model - but with a huge 600Nm of torque, up 170Nm over the existing V8 naturally-aspirated model...

2018 Audi RS5 coupe spied with less camouflage - UPDATE

The next-generation Audi RS5 coupe has been spied once again. This time, though, the prototype is wearing more production-ready components and less disguise. This car, unlike the vehicle spotted back earlier last year, looks to be wearing production body panels and bumpers, making for agher version of the A5 and S5 models revealed in june 2016...

2018 Audi RS5 mule spied

An engineering mule for the next-generation Audi RS5 coupe has been photographed in Germany. Based on the yet-to-be-released next-gen Audi A5 coupe, this prototype sports a few tell tale signs that it's hiding the guts of the high-performance RS variant. The most obvious are the wheel arch extensions, which can be seen despite the camouflage when the lighting and the viewing angle line up correctly...

Audi Sport 'sub-brand' pilot tested in Australia

The Audi Sport ‘sub brand’ has arrived in Australia, which will serve as a global pilot market for the program alongside the UK. The Audi Sport moniker has been set up to more clearly delineate Audi’s hardcore sports car (RS models and the R8) and racing activities from the rest of the brand — in essence, it’s the new forward-facing name for its quattro GmbH subsidiary (Audi’s version of AMG or BMW M)...

No price cuts for Audi RS models

Audi Australia has confirmed it won't drop prices of the current-generation RS4 and RS5 models despite BMW slashing prices and adding equipment to its M3 sedan and M4 Coupe and Convertible. The price cuts from BMW have seen the 2016 M3 sedan drop to $139,900 plus on-road costs, while the M4 Coupe starts at $149,900 and the M4 Convertible is now $161,900...

Audi RS5 TDI Concept : 750Nm diesel-electric drivetrain ready for production

The powertrain in the Audi RS5 TDI Concept will be produced, with its diesel-electric “mild hybrid” production-ready to challenge petrol Audi RS models for response and performance. The RS5 TDI Concept utilises a 3.0-litre diesel V6 engine, which in addition to two turbochargers also uses a third, electrically driven compressor that mimics a turbo to compress air and send immediate boost to the engine off idle...

Audi RS5 TDI concept hints at first diesel RS model

The Audi RS5 TDI concept has been unleashed in Leipzig, potentially previewing the first ever diesel-powered RS model. Released in celebration of the ‘TDI’ diesel engine family’s 25th anniversary, the RS5 TDI Coupe concept trades the production model’s 4.2-litre V8 petrol engine for a twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 TDI diesel unit with an electric supercharger...

Audi RS5 Cabriolet launches at $175,900, Coupe cut to $155,900

The Audi RS5 Cabriolet has launched in Australia at $175,900, becoming the fastest and most powerful open-top model in the German car maker's history. The new RS5 Cabriolet joins the RS5 Coupe in Audi's A5-based high-performance two-door range – the latter now $5500 cheaper than before at $155,900...