Audi RS5 Second generation (2017)
The RS 5 Coupé is powered by a 2.9 liter TFSI V6 twin turbo engine producing 331 kW (450 PS; 444 hp) and 600 N⋅m (443 lb⋅ft) of torque that is also used in the Panamera 4S. It is 60 kg (132 lb) lighter than its predecessor. Power is delivered to the quattro system with a 8-speed automatic transmission. The RS 5 accelerates from 0–100 km/h (0–62 mph) in 3.9 seconds, with a top speed of 280 km/h (174 mph). It also comes with a honeycomb grille, wider fenders, and aggressively-styled front bumper with bigger openings than the A5 and S5.
Further developments include a new chassis featuring a five-link front and rear suspension coupled to Audi Sport’s Dynamic Ride Control system offering variable damping control. Other options included with a carbon-fiber engine cover and ceramic front brakes.
The RS 5 Sportback was unveiled at the 2018 New York Auto Show.
The RS 5 facelift was unveiled on December 10, 2019.