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.
2017 Audi A5 Sportback, S5 Sportback pricing and specs: New range brings faster hero model
Audi's all-new Audi A5 and S5 Sportback models have just landed in Australia with a starting price of under $70,000 (before on-road costs).
The four model range includes one four-cylinder diesel, one four-cylinder petrol and a six-cylinder petrol engine.
Kicking off from $69,900 (plus on-road costs) for the A5 Sportback 2.0TFSI S-tronic, it's powered by a four-cylinder 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine that produces 140kW of power and 320Nm of torque, consuming just 5.6L/100km.
Audi has today released another teaser pic of its upcoming A5 Sportback, a car it says combines the best of coupe elegance with avant (wagon) practicality.
The Sportback, as well as being the third member of the A5 model family, has also helped Audi effectively create a new segment.
The A5 Sportback will feature the same range of TFSI, FSI and TDI engines as the regular A5 range while boasting an elegant, elongated, sporty profile.