The Audi RS badge returns, reinvigorated, to its rightful place at the head of the A5 Coupé range this week in the new generation RS 5, combining new styling, mechanical and specification revisions with characteristically extreme performance from a high-revving 450PS V8.
Two Audi TDIe engines famed for their frugality, two body styles coveted for their curves and an attractive new SE Technik specification join forces to highly desirable effect in the latest A5 Coupe and A5 Sportback ranges.
Subtle re-sculpting and significant re-engineering will enable new generation Audi A5 and S5 Sportback, Coupe and Cabriolet models to slip even more elegantly, more nimbly and more cleanly through the air.
North American performance powerhouse STaSIS Engineering has unveiled the ultimate version of the Audi S5 Cabriolet – the 410 bhp Challenge Edition – which is now available for British customers for the first time.
Everybody loves a coupé, whether it is the sleek body lines, the executive styling or the often sporty performance, a good coupé speaks the language of art and elegance and as such this style of car has proven popular among both private and business motorists throughout history.
As coupe and convertible designs go, Audi’s A5 has been a huge success on many levels. As a classic GT combination, the winning formula of style, space and decent pace has proven to be a big hit in the showrooms.
Audi is exactly 100 years young today (Thursday July 16th), and is marking the momentous occasion with the world debut of the new A5 Sportback, a striking new five-door interpretation of the A5 formula that is a fitting testament to a century of boundary-breaking innovation in the fields of car design and engineering.
Shifting into a higher gear in Audi A4 and A5 models could take as little as 0.2 seconds from this month as the latest performance-oriented S tronic twin-clutch automatic transmission makes the transition to 2.0 TFSI quattro versions of the acclaimed compact Saloon, Avant and Coupe.