The Audi RS5 just got five doors with the launch of the new Audi RS5 Sportback, the car has been made official at the New York International Motor Show. It looks stunning from the photos.
The Audi RS5 Sportback is powered by a 2.9 litre TFSI petrol engine with twin turbos and 444 horsepower, it also comes with 600 Nm of torque.
“The Audi RS 5 Sportback is more than just an international trade fair novelty – it offers something new to our customers. Our innovative interpretation of a five-door high-performance coupé has neither predecessor models, nor a direct competitor,” explains Michael-Julius Renz, Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH. “The new Audi RS 5 Sportback will carry the RS genes out onto the road.”
The car comes with some impressive performance figures. A sprint from 0 to 60 miles per hour takes just 3.9 seconds and it comes with a top speed of 174 miles per hour. The car comes with 19 inch wheels as standard, there are optional 20 inch wheels and also a range of option packages including carbon fiber.
Audi have said that their new RS5 Sportback will go on sale in the USA and Canada in the second half of 2018. The company has not revealed as yet on when it will launch in Europe. You can find out more details about Audi’s latest RS5 over at their website at the link below.