The most powerful Audi A5 has a 450-hp V8 engine under the hood and shows for the first time publicly at the Geneva Motor Show.
The 4.2-liter eight-cylinder engine in the Audi RS5 is related closely with the V10 engine from the Audi R8, working with direct injection as a vacuum cleaner and after the high-revving. Premiere of the new Audi RS5 in the Motor Show in Geneva.
In addition to his maximum power of 450 hp the RS5 a maximum torque of 430 Nm at 4,000 rpm. ready. Coupled to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission is designed to speed the nearly 1.7-ton Audi RS5 in 4.6 seconds from zero to 100 kph. The top speed is reached at 250 km / h electronically limited. This is the V8 satisfied on average with 10.8 liters of Super Plus. Upon request, the Audi RS5 is also up to 280 km / h run. Gear changes take place either automatically or via shift paddles on the steering wheel. Optimal traffic light sprints supports a launch control. Traction provides, as one would expect, an all-wheel drive.
For the RS equipment includes xenon plus headlights, a gray mesh in the grille, various RS5 logos, larger air intakes in the newly shaped front air dam, flared fenders and aluminum caps on the exterior mirrors. The rear is dominated by the oval exhaust tailpipes, the wide diffuser and the retractable rear spoiler.
The black interior is kept leather-Alcantara sport seats, carbon or piano lacquer applications, aluminum pedals, aluminum door sills, and other details.
Among the retailers, the new Audi RS5 is still rolling in the spring. The base price for the new Audi sports there with 77,700 euros.