The 2011 Audi RS5 builds on one of the most elegantly attractive coupes on the road to deliver a luxurious, high-revving and potent driving experience. These live photos give a feel for what it looks like in the metal, and it certainly lives up to its aesthetic promise.

While the aggressive front and rear treatments won't win everyone's heart, it's still the same sleek and well-proportioned coupe. But instead of the turbocharged four and naturally aspirated six-cylinder powerplants in the A5, the RS5 gets a 450-horsepower version of the 4.2-liter V-8 engine found in the S5.

Catch the full details on the 2011 Audi RS5 here.

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