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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...

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...