Audi has recently unveiled a new for 2017 RS5 coupe. The RS versions have always been sportier and more aggressive; aero modifications, side skirts, diffuser, rear wing and of course, a more powerful engine. For fans of the RS, the new RS5 won’t disappoint.
2017 Audi RS5 release date
Sources say that the new model will be available later this year – 2016.
Release date: spring 2016
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2017 Audi RS5 redesign
This RS5 has been designed and developed by Audi USA’s Department of Exclusive Vehicles; expect this new special edition RS5 to be something special, unmistakably Audi RS.
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2017 Audi RS5 price
Audi haven’t officially confirmed any prices, but sources close to the manufacturer say that this RS will sell for around the $70,000 mark.
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Audi RS5 2017 equipment
The special edition of the RS5 coupe will cost another $17,000 over the standard car price, included in that price are two exclusive colors; Daytona Gray and Nardo Gray, 20” rims (specific to the special edition) and an exclusive interior design in black and crimson, trimmed in Nappa leather.
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2017 Audi RS5 interior
Other than the color scheme, the interior is pretty much standard S5, however, it is still fairly well equipped; leather trimmed sports seats, leather steering wheel and some extra badging marking it out as the RS version.
2017 Audi RS5 engine specs
The engine fitted is the 4.2 liter V8, producing 450 BHP and 316 lb/ft of torque, coupled up to a 7-speed S-Tronic transmission and of course, the Quattro all-wheel drive system. It has an electronically limited top speed of 155 MPH but can do the 0 – 60 MPH run in just 4.5 seconds.
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2017 Audi RS5 diesel version
Audi have also unveiled a new six-cylinder diesel engine, the specs are quite impressive; 3.0 liter fitted with twin turbos (high and low pressure) and an electrically driven supercharger. This new power plant weighs in at 423 lbs and it produces 385 BHP but a massive 553 lb/ft of torque. The electric blower is used to eliminate lag from the turbo, working between 1250 – 3000 RPM.
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2017 Audi RS5 pictures
|2017 Audi RS5|
|Engine type||DOHC 32V V8, direct fuel injection, supercharger|
|Power/torque||450 hp; 316 lb-ft|
|Cargo volume||12.4 cu.ft|
|Top speed||155 mph|
|PRICE RANGE: $70,000 (est)|
|Competitors: Mercedes-Benz C-class AMG, BMW M3|