When Audi released the RS4 back in 2005, few expected it to be a true competitor to BMW’s benchmark M3 but with the benefit of quattro all-wheel drive, a high-revving V-8, and better weight distribution, the performance sedan managed to upset many, if not, all of its rivals. A replacement for the RS4 is still several years away as RS variants are usually only released in the final couple of years of a standard model’s product cycle, but to fill the gap a brand new RS5 model is due. The 2011 Audi RS5 made its world debut last month at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show and come complete with an...
Audi RS5 will use same 4.2L V8 as RS4, Cabrio model in the works
Late last month we brought you exclusive spy shots of a prototype for the new RS5, Audi’s upcoming M3 rival, and just like its rival from Munich the Audi super-coupe will be fitted with a naturally-aspirated and high-revving V8 engine. The engine will be the same 4.2L unit found under the...Kenneth Hall
Spy shots: Audi RS5 in final stages of development
When Audi released the RS4 back in 2005, few expected it to be a true competitor to BMW’s benchmark M3 coupe but with the benefit of quattro AWD, a high-revving V8, and better weight distribution, the performance sedan managed to upset many, if not all, of its rivals. A replacement for the...Kenneth Hall