2016 Audi RS5 beats all competitors


In 2010 avant-garde sports model range Audi added another “rookie” – at the March Geneva motor show nailed “extreme” coupe RS5, which became “king” in the family of “fives”.

2016 Audi RS5 release date

2016 Audi RS5

The novelty will appear by the end of 2016, and the test mules will be seen before the end of this year.

Release date: end of 2016

2016 Audi RS5 redesign

2016 Audi RS5 concept

After only a year and a half at the Frankfurt automate debuted an updated version for the first time, which was limited to mainly cosmetic changes and a year later, in September 2012, on shows in Paris celebrated the world premiere of the open version of “RS”.

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2016 Audi RS5 exterior

All kind of Audi RS5 sport radiates charisma and indestructible power, although the body form, and all its lines are familiar from the usual “fives”. Paraphernalia proving “RS-personality”, is a powerful front bumper with air intakes, fine mesh grille, made in a tone mirrors, 19-inch wheels and a built-in rear bumper diffuser up a couple of big oval pipes of the exhaust system. Of course, athletic silhouette two-door captivates with its classic beauty and eye-catching accents.

2016 Audi RS5 exterior

2016 Audi RS5 dimensions

  • 4649 mm long,
  • 1860 mm in width
  • 1366 mm in height
  • 2751 mm wheel base.

2016 Audi RS5 interior

2016 Audi RS5 interior

The interior of the RS5 is different from the usual “fives” details – plump “bagel” with a cut from the bottom to the rim, sport seats with pronounced side contours, marked up to 320 km/h speedometer Yes nameplates “RS” everywhere. The rest of the inside of the “extreme” 2-door looks as appealing and presentable as a “civilian” model, but a fraction of dynamism in it extols the “decor” of aluminum and carbon fiber, the diluting expensive plastic, leather and Alcantara.

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2016 Audi RS5 engine specs

2016 Audi RS5 engine

From under the RS5 hood is heard the roar of atmospheric petrol “eight” in volume of 4.2 liters (4163 cubic centimeters) with direct fuel injection. It turns to sports 8250 rpm, generating 450 horsepower and produces 430 maximum torque in the range from 4000 to 6000 rpm.

“Digestion” thrust is engaged by 7-step “robot” S tronic with a pair of wet multi-disc clutch, passing it on four wheels, via a “family” of the quattro drivetrain differential single-ended cylindrical type with integrated multi-plate clutch to hold.

2016 Audi RS5 specs

From a standstill to first “hundred” Audi RS5 Coupe “catapulted” in just 4.6 seconds (the convertible is slower by 0.3 seconds), and acceleration regardless of the version not sour for up to 250 km/h (although for an extra charge of speed bar can be increased by 30 km/h). In the combined driving cycle the car “eats” from 10.5 to 10.7 liters of fuel for every 100 km.

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2016 Audi RS5 video review

2016 Audi RS5 pictures and spy shots

Editor's rating
4.6 overall
  • Safety4.7
  • Performance4.8
  • Design4.7
  • Features4.6
  • Fuel economy4.3

New sportcoupe from Audi is aimed to true driving entusiasts, those who prefer outstanding performance, stiff suspension and enormous G-force while acceleration and cornering rather than comfort.

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