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2021 Audi RS5 Coupe and Sportback: New images

Audi has handed down a set of new photos for its refreshed RS5 Coupe and RS5 Sportback twins, first revealed in December ahead of an Australian debut set for the third quarter of this year. The coupe is shown here in the popular Nardo grey and its liftback twin wears Sonoma green on matte bronze wheels (which this writer has dubbed The Ideal Specification RS5 (TIS RS5))...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Audi RS5 coupe and Sportback facelift unveiled

The updated Audi RS5 coupe and Sportback have been revealed, sporting a few minor design updates to bring them into line with the A5 coupe and liftback. Visually, the RS5 range gains a wider and flatter single-frame grille, and redesigned side sills, rear diffuser and front bumper. As before, the RS5 models have wheel arches that are 40mm wider than on regular A5 and S5 models...

2020 Audi RS5 Sportback spied

The facelifted Audi RS5 Sportback has been snapped during development testing for the first time, ahead of an anticipated reveal late this year or early next. Like prototypes we’ve seen for various versions of the A5 and S5, the updated RS5 will get a refreshed look inside and out, drawing heavily from the recently-revealed A4/S4 range along with the latest models in the Audi stable...

CarAdvice podcast 154: European sports sedan comparison!

On the panel this week are Mandy Turner, Mike Stevens, and James Wong. In car news, pricing and specifications have been announced for the 2020 Toyota Supra and 2019 Genesis G70, Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed a $6.7 billion loss, the Toyota Tarago has been axed to make way for the Granvia, and the Mercedes-Benz EQC has the 'highest demand of any passenger car we've shown'...

RS5 v Cayman GTS v Exige 430 drag race - video

What happens when you line up an Audi RS5, a Lotus Exige Cup 430, and a Porsche 718 Cayman GTS on a runway for a quarter-mile drag race? The UK's Top Gear decided to find out the answer, pitting the three very different performance cars against each other in a straight-line shootout. Power in the Audi comes from a Porsche-developed 2...

Audi Australia's busy launch calendar detailed

Audi Australia is set to roll out seven important new offerings in the next year or so, as it seeks to bounce back from a few years of declining sales. Between now and the third quarter of 2019 it’ll launch two new SUVs — one a new generation and another just plain new — a new-generation range-opening city car, two new-generation large passenger cars and its first full electric vehicle, the e-tron quattro crossover...

2019 Audi RS5 Sportback pricing and specs

The Audi Sport range in Australia is expanding from February next year, with the addition of a new RS5 Sportback derivative. This longer-wheelbase model joins its coupe sibling atop the A5 range, adding an extra pair of doors and a wagon-esque boot...

CarAdvice podcast 96: New York motor show hits and misses!

In the studio this week is Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Kez Casey. It's a New York motor show themed car news this week. The Genesis Essentia and Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak concepts have been revealed. The sheets have been pulled back on the 2019 Audi RS5 Sportback and Honda Insight, and a group of popular SUVs – Hyundai Tucson, Toyota RAV4, and Subaru Forester...

2019 Audi RS5 Sportback revealed, here by year's end

The 2019 Audi RS5 Sportback has been revealed for the New York motor show, ahead of an anticipated Australian launch before the end of the year. Essentially, the Sportback is the same as the RS5 coupe, with the exception of the extra pair of doors at the rear, which will appeal to buyers who can't get an RS4 sedan – the new model is 'Avant' wagon only...

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...