The 2017 Audi RS5 had an amazing debut during the Geneva motor show and is now ready to hit stores in UK this month.
The car has an official price tag and the specifications, features in the newest model are also detailed to give buyers a good idea.
The pricing for the new RS5 begins at £62,900 and it is a model from the house of Audi that is particular designed to compete with the BMW M4 with a powerful engine. The car can produce an astonishingly good 444 horsepower and has a whole range of features developed by the automobile manufacturer in recent months. The Virtual Cockpit digital instrument display is one of the most important add-ons that is sure to offer a great driving experience along with quattro sport rear differential setup. Buyers can choose to upgrade their model with carbon fiber roof, dynamic ride control suspension and a much louder RS exhaust based on their personal preference.
Right from its design, powertrain and overall tweak, the 2017 Audi RS5 is a sports car in every respect. It has a black honeycomb grille which are duly complimented by large, angular air vents. The broad and menacing look of the car is made possible with its wide wheelarches which when combined with the exceptionally large 19-inch alloy wheels. It doesn’t end there as there is an option to make them even bigger with 20-inch alloy wheels. Signature design components like the oval tail pipes, rear diffuser and a compact bootlid lip slipper can be spotted in the car.
Power to the RS5 is delivered by the 2.9-liter twin turbocharged V6 engine that produces about 444 horsepower which is very similar to the older model that which used a V8 engine. However, the torque capacity is now between 170Nm and 600Nm that facilitates the car to go from 0 to 62 miles per hour in just 3.9 seconds. A noticeable change of performance which also boosts the top speed of the car to 174mph.
The powertrain is mated to an eight speed tiptronic automatic gearbox and uses an all-wheel drive system. Buyers can also choose to go for additional upgrades like ceramic brakes, revised steering wheel setup and sports suspension. There are a couple of driving modes integrated in the 2017 Audi RS5. It has sports seats, flat bottom steering and the RS logos that showcase its exclusivity and the sports category to which the model belongs to.
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