Audi RS 5 News

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    In this second installment of Audi’s Moments of Truth video series, which gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the automaker’s epic achievements in motorsport, we learn the story of how FSI technology led to the Audi Joest R8 victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans back in 2001. The video features one of the winning drivers, Tom Kristensen, as well as Audi race engineer Jo Hausner. Together, they explain how FSI technology gave them significant fuel efficiencies and performance advantages that ultimately helped them overcome the grueling elements and torrential rain of the 2001 race...

  • Audi RS5 teaser for 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
    Audi Teases RS 5 For 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb: Video

    Colorado wildfires delayed the 2012 running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, but it's getting underway this week--and it looks like Audi has something up its sleeve. An image posted to Facebook teases us, saying there will be a surprise "to pay homage to [Audi's] record-breaking past" at...

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    2013 Audi RS 5 Priced From $69,795

    Joining the TT RS in Audi’s performance stable here in the U.S. is the new 2013 Audi RS 5, which the automaker confirmed today is priced from $69,795, including an $895 destination charge. By comparison, the similarly performing BMW M3 Coupe starts at $60,100 while the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG...

  • 2013 Audi RS 5 arrives at dealers in San Diego, Atlanta
    First Audi RS 5s Arrive In The U.S.: Gallery

    The first handful of 2013 Audi RS 5s have arrived in the United States. Specifically, they're at either side of the country, landing in Atlanta and San Diego. The gallery, courtesy of Audi's Facebook page, shows the cars in all of their 450-horsepower V-8, four-ringed, quattro RS splendor. A word...

  • 2013 Audi RS 5 at Audi San Diego
    2013 Audi RS 5 Reaches Dealers

    First revealed at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show and originally slated to go on sale in the U.S. by spring of this year, the 2013 Audi RS 5 is a little late to the party but we’re certainly glad it could make it. Californian dealership Audi San Diego has just posted these photos to its Twitter...

  • 2013 Audi RS 5 Cabrio spy shots
    2013 Audi RS 5 Cabrio Spy Shots

    The 2013 Audi RS 5 will be landing in U.S. showrooms very soon, bringing with it one of the last naturally-aspirated performance V-8s from a German automaker and one sexy coupe body to house it in. A convertible version is also due, as revealed in numerous sightings of prototypes and even a leaked...

  • 2012 Audi RS5 Cabrio spy shots

    The 2013 Audi RS5 coupe will be hitting U.S. Audi dealers in the very near future, armed with a hand-built, 4.2-liter V-8 engine good for some 450 horsepower and 317 pound-feet of torque, married to a seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission. Backing that up is a quattro all-wheel drive system with an available sport differential and optional Active Suspension Damping, ensuring that the RS5 sticks to pavement like peanut butter to the roof of a dog’s mouth, regardless of whether that pavement is wet or dry. We’ve known that a convertible version was in the works, as a...

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    Audi insider: U.S. likely to receive TT RS and RS 5

    The hotly-anticipated TT RS will hit showrooms in Europe by the middle of the year but ask Audi when it will arrive in the United States and the only answer you will likely receive is that it’s still under consideration. A similar response can be expected for the even more extreme RS 5...

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