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2012 Audi RS5

The Audi RS5 Coupé has won a few new layout accents for a good sharper form. The fashionable -door version impresses with commanding overall performance. Its 4.2-liter FSI engine, a excessive-revving, typically aspirated V8, generates 331 kW (450 hp), launching the Audi RS5 Coupé from 0 to one hundred km/h (62.14 mph) in 4.five seconds. Audi will growth the electronically ruled pinnacle pace to 280 km/h (173.ninety eight mph) upon request.

The Audi RS5 Coupé now has a good extra athletic and muscular street stance. The top corners of the unmarried-body grille are beveled, and sharper edges lend the hood a good extra sculpted look. The maximum hanging factors on the the front of the auto, however, are the brand new, wedge-fashioned headlights. Utilizing xenon plus technology, they consist of slim LED strips for the sunlight hours walking lighting fixtures. The rear lights and the rear bumper have additionally been redesigned.

Interior updates consist of the leather-based-wrapped RS5 multifunction game guidance wheel with the hoop flattened on the backside, redesigned controls, the ignition key, the knob of the tools selector lever, the guidance column stalks and the buttons for Audi pressure pick out and the non-compulsory MMI navigation plus. The indoors is a take a look at in black. The wellknown inlays are carbon, with aluminum, Piano end or stainless-steel mesh to be had as alternatives.

The Audi RS5 Coupé is an elite athlete. Its 4.2 FSI engine, a excessive-revving, typically aspirated V8, produces 331 kW (450 hp) at eight,250 rpm, with the height torque of 430 Nm (317.15 lb-ft) to be had among 4,000 and 6,000 rpm. The excessive-overall performance coupe hastens from 0 to one hundred km/h (62.14 mph) in 4.five seconds. Audi will growth the electronically ruled pinnacle pace to 280 km/h (173.ninety eight mph) upon request. The 4.2 FSI consumes a mean of simply 10.five liters of gas in line with one hundred kilometers (22.forty US mpg) on average - a long way much less than its key competitors.

With its excessive performance and its lengthy pinnacle tools, the usual seven-pace S tronic twin-take hold of transmission additionally contributes to the coolest gas economy.

Like each Audi RS version, the RS5 Coupé applies its energy to the street with quattro everlasting all-wheel pressure, right here withinside the trendy evolutionary degree with the self-locking crown tools middle differential and torque vectoring. Audi additionally gives the non-compulsory game differential, which actively distributes the energy among the rear wheels.

The suspension of the Audi RS5 Coupé lowers the automobile frame with the aid of using 20 millimeters (0.seventy nine in). The new electromechanical energy guidance is pretty green and presents remarkable street feedback. The new wellknown 19-inch cast aluminum wheels are shod with 265/35-collection tires. The brake device capabilities massive, internally vented wave discs with a wave-fashioned out of doors contour; the the front calipers are painted black and feature 8 pistons every. Audi can provide carbon fiber-ceramic discs up the front upon request.

Audi pressure pick out comes wellknown. Besides the usual automobile additives, it could additionally regulate the conduct of the non-compulsory game differential, dynamic guidance, adaptive cruise manage and the game suspension plus with dynamic journey manage (DRC). The latter is a only mechanical device with none lag. Its damping function may be switched among 3 traits. Among the alternatives to be had for the RS5 Coupé are Audi's motive force help structures and infotainment capabilities.

Body and outside layout

The Audi RS5 Coupé has a muscular street stance, with distinct strains, powerfully taut surfaces, and expressive the front give up and a distinct rear give up. Its frame is extensive and low, the the front give up is lengthy, the C-pillars go with the drift harmoniously into the powerfully arched shoulder line.

The new, sharper layout lends the 2-door version a good flatter and wider look whilst considered from the the front. The pinnacle corners of the unmarried-body grill are beveled. Its honeycomb grid is completed in excessive-gloss anthracite grey and capabilities an RS5 badge. The body sports activities a matt aluminum-appearance end. The hood is contoured with sharper edges. The massive air inlets with their deeply sculpted edges are divided with the aid of using struts and additionally included with honeycomb grilles. The bumper tapers downward right into a splitter, paying homage to a race automobile.

The maximum hanging of the brand new layout factors on the the front of the automobile are the wedge-fashioned headlights with their wave-fashioned backside facet. Xenon plus headlights are wellknown. The LED sunlight hours walking lighting fixtures, which eat at the least electricity, encircle the headlights and flip alerts as a slim, visually homogenous clasp. Audi additionally gives the adaptive mild device with dynamic cornering mild and turning mild.

The the front and rear fenders of the Audi RS5 are flared. The harsh edges above the wheel wells are a mild reminder of one of the brand's icons, the Ur-quattro of 1980. The aspect sills game muscular caps. The trim strips across the home windows and the aspect reflect housings have a matt aluminum-appearance end.

Audi gives the RS5 Coupé in a desire of 8 colors - one stable end, 5 metal or pearl-impact finishes and crystal-impact finishes. They are Ibis White, Silver (new), Suzuka Gray, Misano Red, Sepang Blue, Daytona Gray, Phantom Black, Prism Silver and Panther Black. Two new styling applications are to be had. One consists of bolt-on elements in black, the alternative capabilities matt aluminum-appearance accents. Audi additionally gives a carbon layout bundle for the engine compartment.

The excessive-overall performance coupe's tinted rear lights also are new. The rear lighting fixtures shape a visually homogeneous curve, the flip sign is a line alongside the top facet and the brake mild is in among. The massive elliptical tailpipes of the twin exhaust device open onto a redesigned bumper included with a honeycomb grille. A diffuser is included into the bumper. The spoiler withinside the rear hatch extends electronically at a hundred and twenty km/h (74.fifty six mph).

The underbody is coated with plastic panels. It integrates air vents and airfoils for the brakes, the seven-pace S tronic and middle differential. At toll road speeds, the entire aerodynamic bundle generates downforce to in addition beautify stability. The cD cost is 0.32; the the front floor place measures 2.18 m² (23.forty seven sq ft). The Audi RS5 Coupé is 4,649 millimeters (183.03 in) lengthy, 1,860 millimeters (73.23 in) extensive and 1,366 millimeters (53.seventy eight in) tall. Its the front fenders are made from aluminum for stepped forward axial load distribution, and a strut brace lends the the front segment of the auto extra stiffness.


The maximum hanging new function withinside the indoors of the Audi RS5 Coupé is the leather-based 3-spoke, multifunction guidance wheel. Its thick ring is included in perforated leather-based and flattened on the backside. The new buttons and rollers are actually even extra intuitive. The console at the middle tunnel has additionally been reorganized. The terminal for the non-compulsory MMI navigation plus noticed the quantity of tough keys for menu capabilities decreased from 8 to six, and the quantity manage now consists of a pass feature for shifting to the subsequent song.

The ignition key and the guidance column stalks have additionally been up to date. Buttons can now be used to prompt the non-compulsory seat heating and air flow structures directly, and the air conditioning's shows are illuminated in white. Audi pressure pick out is now managed thru a unmarried button, and a unmarried faucet of the selector lever is all it takes to exchange to the S mode of the seven-pace S tronic.

The game seats have massive aspect bolsters, included headrests and embossed RS5 logos. They are energy adjustable and consist of a 4-manner lumbar help and an extendable thigh relaxation. They are included with a mixture of leather-based and Alcantara, with black or moon silver Fine Nappa leather-based to be had as an choice. Audi additionally gives manually adjustable bucket seats and deluxe climate-managed seats providing a air flow feature and included in perforated leather-based.

The gadgets have black gauges and white lettering with distinct scaling. The motive force statistics device integrates a lap timer for circuit instances and an oil temperature gauge. Both it and the MMI reveal show a unique RS5 welcome display screen whilst the auto is started.

The fascia on the device cluster and the middle console are actually in excessive-gloss black. Decorative inlays are to be had in carbon, Aluminum Race, Piano black end, brushed matt aluminum or darkish stainless-steel mesh. Carbon fiber-strengthened polymer fascia is wellknown.

The colour black dominates the indoors, with a Moon Silver headlining to be had as an choice. Typical of all RS vehicles, the door openers are slim bars. Aluminum inlays decorate the door sill trims. They, just like the guidance wheel, the tachometer and the tools selector lever, are embellished with RS logos.

The energy window controls and the switches for the energy seats are subtly framed with chrome. The pedals, the footrest, the air vents, the shift paddles at the guidance wheel, the MMI buttons and different controls shine in an aluminum-appearance end. The Audi extraordinary software additionally consist of severa alternatives for in addition personalizing the RS5.

Equipment and trim

Deliveries of the up to date Audi RS5 Coupé are scheduled to start withinside the center of the yr at a base fee of €seventy eight,two hundred. Standard gadget consists of the parking device plus, computerized air conditioning, the live performance CD radio with 8 audio system, folding rear seats, a load-via hatch with ski bag and a bundle of restraint structures comprising six airbags, the indispensable head restraint device and Isofix anchor factors for baby protection seats withinside the back.

The variety of alternatives consists of things like the ease key, panoramic tilting sunroof, 3-quarter computerized air conditioning, tinted rear home windows and a energy rear window shade. All of the help structures from the A5 own circle of relatives are to be had withinside the RS5 Coupé - the brand new motive force statistics device with relaxation recommendation, Audi aspect help, Audi energetic lane help and the parking device plus with reversing camera.

A extensive variety of multimedia additives is likewise to be had. The one of the best is MMI navigation plus, a manage and navigation middle with a massive tough pressure, a DVD pressure, a seven-inch colour reveal with 3-D pix and whole-phrase vacation spot input. HiFi fanatics can order the Bang & Olufsen sound device, which drives 14 audio system with an excellent 505 watts of overall energy.

Another enlargement module for MMI navigation plus is the web Bluetooth automobile phone, which makes use of a UMTS module to attach the Audi RS5 to the Internet. The key-word right here is Audi connect. Passengers can surf the net freely with their cell gadgets thru the included WLAN hotspot. Audi gives the driving force tailor-made Internet offerings starting from Audi on-line visitors statistics to navigation the use of pix from Google Earth.


The Audi RS5 Coupé is geared up with a excessive-revving, typically aspirated V8 displacing 4,163 cc. The 4.2 FSI can provide 331 kW (450 hp) at eight,250 rpm, with the height torque of 430 Nm (317.15 lb-ft) to be had among 4,000 and 6,000 rpm. Direct response, keen revving and a rich, melodious sound - the V8 with direct gas injection and aluminum crankcase is a thoroughbred game engine.

The lengthy-stroke engine (bore x raise 84.five x 92.eight mm [3.33 x 3.65 in]) can breathe freely way to in depth refinements to the consumption and exhaust device with the 2 throttles valves. Valves withinside the massive tailpipes open at excessive load and engine pace or at the rush of a button in Audi pressure pick out for a richer sound. In Dynamic mode, double-clutching presents an audio backdrop to downshifts. Upon request, Audi will set up a in particular distinct sounding game exhaust device with black tailpipe suggestions that still consists of this switching feature.

The 4.2 FSI's particular energy output is 108.1 hp in line with liter of displacement; every hp most effective desires to transport 3.eight kilograms (eight.38 lb) of weight. The 4.2 FSI with its pink cylinder head covers is hand-constructed on the Audi plant in Györ, Hungary. It catapults the 2-door from a status begin to one hundred km/h (62.14 mph) in 4.five seconds; two hundred km/h (124.27 mph) is reached after some other 10.nine seconds. Top pace is a ruled 250 km/h (155.34 mph); Audi will improve this to 280 km/h (173.ninety eight mph) on the customer's request.

The effective V8 consumes simply 10.five liters of gas in line with one hundred km (22.forty US mpg), a lot much less than its direct competitors. The cylinder barrels and the chain pressure were optimized for minimum friction, and the oil pump is demand-managed.


With its excessive performance and its lengthy pinnacle tools, the usual seven-pace S tronic additionally contributes to the coolest gas economy. Drivers can function the twin-take hold of transmission like an automated in D and S modes, or they are able to shift themselves the use of the tools selector lever or the paddles at the guidance wheel for in particular carrying using. The release manage software modulates the engagement of the take hold of on the most suitable engine pace for pulling away in order that the engine's energy is introduced to the street with minimum wheel slip.

The seven-pace S tronic includes sub-transmissions, whose clutches actuate unique gears. The direct shifts are done with the aid of using switching clutches; they take only some hundredths of a 2d and so clean snug that the driving force slightly notices.

Like each Audi RS version, the RS5 Coupé comes with quattro everlasting all-wheel pressure. The crown tools middle differential at its coronary heart is compact and lightweight. During everyday using, it distributes the energy among the the front and rear axles with a sporty 60:forty rear bias. It can right away range this distribution if essential, sending as much as 70 percentage of the torque to the the front and as a lot as eighty five percentage to the rear.

The crown-tools middle differential works collectively with the torque vectoring device, which acts on all 4 wheels. If the burden at the interior wheel is decreased an excessive amount of at the same time as the auto is being pushed dynamically, that wheel is braked barely earlier than it could start to slip. The Audi RS5 Coupé stays impartial for a really long term on the managing limits; the moderate understeer whilst becoming corners and whilst accelerating is compensated nearly completely.

The ESP stabilization software intervenes later and extra gently - if it's miles even essential at all.

Audi gives the game differential as a complementary choice that actively distributes the energy among the rear wheels thru superposition stages. When becoming or accelerating in a curve, the bulk of it flows to the out of doors wheel and pushes the Audi RS5 Coupé into the curve, nipping the tendency to oversteer or understeer withinside the bud. With the game differential, the Audi RS5 Coupé drives as though at the proverbial rails.


The chassis of the Audi RS5 Coupé is the idea for instant and specific flip-in, excessive lateral acceleration and splendid stability. Most of the additives of the 5-hyperlink the front suspension and the self-monitoring trapezoidal-hyperlink rear suspension are made from aluminum.

The new pace-based energy guidance is an electromechanical device with a sportily direct guidance ratio for pretty specific street feel. It can help the driving force with moderate guidance corrections whilst braking on a surfaces with unique quantities of grip. The guidance device consumes no electricity whilst using directly ahead, which contributes to effective coupe's performance.

The taut setup lowers the frame with the aid of using 20 millimeters (0.seventy nine in) in comparison with the Audi A5. The bearings are stiffer and the stabilizer bars are thicker. Newly designed, nine J x 19 cast aluminum wheels with 265/35-collection tires are wellknown. 20-inch wheels with 275/30-collection tires are to be had as an choice. Audi gives variations of them, one with a refined titanium-appearance end.

The brake device of the Audi RS5 Coupé capabilities massive, internally ventilated wave discs, with the the front discs measuring 365 millimeters (14.37 in) in diameter. The metal friction earrings with their wave-like outer contour are perforated and related to the aluminum brake caps thru pins. This direct shape reduces tensions, speedy dissipates the warmth and forestalls the transmission of temperature peaks.

The new form of the friction earrings shaves a complete of approximately 3 kilograms (6.sixty one lb) from the unsprung masses.

The calipers are painted excessive-gloss black; the the front calipers have 8 pistons every and game RS logos. The digital stabilization software (ESP) consists of a Sport mode and may be switched off entirely. Six-piston calipers and carbon-fiber ceramic discs measuring 380 millimeters (14.ninety six in) up the front are optionally to be had. They are lightweight, nearly fade-free, extraordinarily robust, effective and durable.

Upon request, Audi equips the RS5 with a in particular dynamic damping technology - the game suspension plus with dynamic journey manage (DRC). The diagonally hostile pairs of surprise absorbers are connected with the aid of using hydraulic strains and a principal valve. During rapid cornering, the device boosts the stabilization of the deflected the front out of doors wheel, for example. The game suspension plus capabilities a 3-degree, variable damping function.

The Audi pressure pick out using dynamics device comes wellknown with the Audi RS5 Coupé. This device permits the driving force to pick out among 3 modes - comfort, car and dynamic - for the traits of the guidance, the seven-pace S tronic, the throttle valves and the exhaust sound valves. And if the auto is geared up with an Audi navigation device, there's additionally a motive force-configurable custom mode.

Optional modules for Audi pressure pick out beside the game differential and the damping function in the game suspension plus are adaptive cruise manage and dynamic guidance. The latter makes use of a superposition tools to differ the guidance ratio with the aid of using almost one hundred percentage as a feature of pace and countersteers barely on the cornering limit.