Audi has shown the new generation of RS5 lift at the New York Motor Show. Car sales in Europe will be launched by the end of the year, with BMW M3 and M4 as well as the Mercedes-AMG C63 being the main competitors. The sports model is equipped with a 2.9-liter V6 gasoline engine developing 450 horsepower. The engine works in combination with an 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission. The acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes less than 4 seconds and the maximum speed is 249 km/h.
The car is a bit more aggressive in appearance than the same coupe shown last year. It has received larger air intakes, massive fenders, LED optics, carbon exterior mirrors, spoiler, 19-inch wheels and a sports exhaust system.
The weight of the Audi RS5 is 1840 kg, with the engine equipped with four-wheel drive, upgraded shock absorbers and sporty adaptive suspension. The volume of the trunk is 480 liters (1300 liters when the rear seats are removed).
The model’s basic equipment includes three-zone air conditioning, electric tailgate, sports seats and a multimedia complex with a 7-inch display. The RS5 saloon is made of leather.