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  Audi RS5
2010 - 2016
Audi RS5
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Audi RS5 Audi RS5 Audi RS5

Metric   Imperial
Class GT
Body 2 Door 4 Seat
Layout Front Engine
4 Wheel Drive
Transmission 7 Speed Semi Auto
Number Built 13000 
Type Conventional
Details V8
254 in3 
Max Power
444 bhp @8200rpm 
Max Torque
369 lb/ft @4000rpm 
Power to Weight
251 bhp/ton 
Torque to Weight
208 lbft/ton 
Specific Output 107 bhp/litre 
Bore x Stroke
Fuel Cons
27 mpg 
Emissions 246 g/Km Co2 
Top Speed
176 mph 
0 - 30 mph
0 - 60 mph
4.0 sec 
0 - 100 mph
9.7 sec 
0 - 124 mph
15.0 sec 
0 - 186 mph
30 - 70 mph
Standing qtr Mile
12.4sec @112mph 
60 - 0 mph
101 ft 
0 - 100 - 0 mph
Ring Lap Time 7 min 59 sec 
Lateral Accn  
Drag Cd  
182.1 in 
73.0 in 
54.0 in 
3968 lbs 
Wheels (F/R) 9 X 19
9 X 19 
Tyres (F/R)
Fuel Capacity
Pricing (2016)
New Price £n/a
Used Price £28000 - £65000

The RS5 is the flagship in Audi's sleek A5 GT range. The V8 engine is based on that of the mighty R8, pushing out almost 450bhp and 500Nm of torque. Traction is helped by the legendary Quattro 4 wheel drive, which blasts the RS fro 0-60mph in just 4 seconds.

The RS5 features a large number of electronic gizmos designed to improve handling while disguising the Audi's rather hefty 4000 lb body weight. The RS5 is undoubtedly fast and refined, but is most definitely a GT rather than the true drivers car that the RS badging suggests.

Convertible version arrived with the 2012 A5 facelift. Further enhancements from 2013 included torque vectoring, carbon ceramic brakes and dynamic ride control.

Overall Rating Money No Object Bargain Rating BHP/ (x1000)
75% 74% 8% 10
Ranks 146 of 771 Ranks 249 of 771 Ranks 155 of 771 Ranks 182 of 771

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