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2013 Audi RS5 | Review, Specs, Release Date

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2013 Audi RS5 | Prices, Specs, Release #8211; Call the 2013 RS 5 the end of forbidden fruit. For years soldiered on without a true to the BMW M3, a circumstance that left the faithful with gnashed and wrung hands. That in 2010 with the introduction of the RS 5. It to have the power, handling and to go fender to fender with in the class, but we never knew for

For unexplained reasons, the RS 5 never it to the land of baseball, apple pie and political rhetoric.

Considering the number of cars Audi at this year’s Frankfurt show actually reached digits, we forgive you for losing of one or two. But one of the minor debuts the RS5 coupe deserves a second After all, this is the car finally get sometime in 2012.

The changes for the RS5 are readily apparent, the front end received the most While the lower grille and spoiler go unchanged, the central gets Audi’s new clipped top as well as a more subtle ring. And then there are the which get an overall shape will help the car fit in wherever of the new A6 and A7 gather.

The new lights have a chiseled shape, and the old strings of LEDs comprising the running are gone. In their place are modern light tubes run almost a full circuit the headlight housings. Around the the car’s side window is now black instead of brushed At the rear, slightly darker cover revised taillights. designers could find wrong with the car’s cabin, so it survives this mostly unchanged.

Minor updates include a new wheel and shifter knob, as as a reduction in MMI button count.

than just a stonking V8 into the engine bay of an A5, the RS 5 is comprehensively by Audi#8217;s in house performance Quattro GmbH. Only the and doors remain unaltered the donor A5. The RS 5 is tipped off by wider a pop up rear wing, lower height, a front fascia with gaping maws the headlights and rear punctuated by big exhaust tips. Yet despite changes, the visual effect is

It#8217;s likely many mistake the 2013 Audi RS 5 for its brethren.

The war between BMW and Audi is fierce, but in this segment in the US, been without a weapon. But the RS5 now on turf, locked and loaded, we can one hell of a gunfight. Unsurprisingly, the RS5 is a car.

It looks great, great and its big V8 purrs like a on Ambien. In NorCal we were a mix of street drives (filled wonderful San Fran traffic) and a bunch of track time at Raceway. One item of note is I had three separate guys me the thumbs up when driving town, which I deemed a sign of the RS5#8242;s appearance. to think about it, maybe chaps were actually interested in something else.

Either way, I got noticed in machine. Not my cup of tea, but it would the RS5 is a real dude magnet.

The at Quattro GmbH can build cars as well as any other but in its twenty nine years of the go-fast outfit has failed to a cadence as to where and when it the RS treatment. That#8217;s about to as Audi elevates its performance sub in an effort to replicate the reputation and of BMW#8217;s M and Mercedes-Benz#8217;s AMG divisions. it a few years, and Quattro will be its seed to any Audi that lift its hood long for an engine swap.

If earning our with the firecracker TT RS was the first in jump-starting the RS lineup, step two with this RS5, the thing to an official announcement Quattro intends to run wheel to with M and AMG. By targeting the BMW M3 and the C63 AMG coupe two of the most respected to ever come out of an in house Audi has taken the fight to the competition.

The 2013 Audi RS 5 . bold fender flares and air inlets, could#8217;ve come out of the of a designer#8217;s sketchbook labeled In photos, it appears deceivingly to the A5, a car with which it shares its roof and doors, but in person the RS 5 like it rolled right off the stand at the Frankfurt auto

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starts at a shade under $69 which makes it pricier either the M3 or the C63 AMG coupe before you adding options. Our RS 5 tester $77,320 with the addition of its blue hue and three option

A Google Earth linked system is part of a $3,550 and provides brilliantly detailed though load times on can be very slow. Our tester was equipped with the $2,500 package that consists of a few changes and the 20 inch wheels and Out of all the options, we liked the $1,000 exhaust system more anything else.

It#8217;s candy.

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The Audi allroad returns a seven year hiatus a new modern design and class technology. It is powered by the 2.0T cylinder engine mated to an eight speed Tiptronic® that makes it faster and fuel efficient than its

It retains its multipurpose design such as unique grille, and LED design, front and rear roof rails and side as well as stainless steel skid plate and rear The allroad also has a one inch track and 1.5 inches of more clearance to better manage or snowy terrain.

The interior excellent functionality as well as the technology through adaptive control and Audi connect. connect is available as part of the Audi MMI® Navigation system that provides Maps, Google Voice Search, real time prices, weather, news and information as well as a Wi-Fi for up to eight devices.

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That might actually be for the as there are already too many to adjust the RS 5. Audi#8217;s Drive system in one of the cars I drove had no than five settings, and setting had three options: Auto, and Dynamic. Despite plethora of adjustability, I could get the electromechanical steering to a configuration I liked, it always stayed in sort of feedback void. In steering effort was sometimes too and Comfort was too light.

Auto would change the resistance the two, sometimes unexpectedly an aggressive run up an on-ramp, drivers be surprised to find that the needed to merge into has increased dramatically. RS 5s optioned the variable steering rack between ratios of 9:1 and 18:1, dynamic locks it to 14:1. without the variable rack are at 15.9:1.

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In our testing, 0-60 fell in 4.3 (4.1 seconds with 1 of rollout like on a drag and the quarter mile sailed by in seconds at 110.8 mph. All drive gives the RS 5 exceptional at launch, firing it out of the hole alacrity. Its trap speed, shows the effects of its portly pound curb weight. A C63 is quicker (12.3 seconds at mph), an M3 is not (12.8 seconds at mph).

The CTS-V, however, is than them all (12.2 at 117.5 mph). Its EPA fuel of 16/23 city/highway mpg (we managed mpg in mixed driving) pips its rivals, provided you can keep right foot tamed. You

Audi#8217;s Drive Select is altering the steering effort, transmission, exhaust, and differential three settings. While auto, and dynamic each their own merits, the selectable are more of an indulgence than a of the car#8217;s character. We have the that Audi could a great car (possibly even a car) with a single for each of those parameters, as they#8217;ve done with the rate suspension.

On Northern forgiving roads, we found a ride and handling balance the optional twenty inch

With its silky engine, differential, and stout brakes, the RS5 is bit worthy of the RS badge, but that#8217;s not Quattro stops when it to aesthetics. Every body save for the doors, the roof, and the is changed from the A5, yet, to Audi subtlety, you might at first glance that panel save for the front is untouched.

It#8217;s not until standing next to the car, down on the broad fenders, you really appreciate the RS5#8242;s body.

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For its first front engine, drive biased RS model, decided to build a high thoroughbred with Clydesdale Power comes from a 4.2 direct injected, naturally V-8 making its power near the rpm redline. A seven speed clutch automatic gets to all four wheels, and enormous style wave pattern brakes clamped by eight calipers do the stopping.

Electronically selectable steering shift points, and throttle afford very driving to the car.

On the heels of the reintroduction of the RS brand last year the incredible TT RS, the next track RS model to be come to U.S. is the RS 5. Performance design, a high naturally aspirated 4.2 liter V8 and a sport tuned suspension impeccable performance. The RS 5 goes 0 – 60 in just 4.5 seconds. With a sport differential and crown standard, the RS 5 epitomizes the next of quattro performance.

Each RS undergoes 8,000 kilometers of testing and tuning at the treacherous to ensure it can perform at the limit as as simply enjoy a weekend Combined with RS design such as the honeycomb Singleframe® unique front and rear front splitter and rear as well as offering the latest in through Audi connect and MMI Navigation plus, the RS 5 is sure to many customers who appreciate performance under foot they choose.

Powertrains : 4.2 naturally aspirated V-8, 450 hp at rpm, 317 lb-ft of torque 4000 and 6000 rpm, speed dual clutch transmission with paddle AWD with torque vectoring

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