In the family of the fifth series version of the Audi five-door body previously has not been submitted. Under the hood of new items, received the prefix Sportback, is barbiana “six”, borrowed from the Porsche Panamera. It is expected that this version will attract new buyers to the model.
Compared to a regular A5, the RS5 version of the larger air intakes, front and rear spoilers, diffuser and oval exhaust tips. Version Sportback as coupe RS5 is equipped with Buturlinovsky V6 TFSI 2.9 litres, the return of which is 450 HP and 600 Nm of torque. The motor is combined with vosmidiapazonnoy automatic transmission. The model received the traditional quattro all-wheel drive permanent, centre differential, distributing traction in the ratio of 40:60, but for an additional fee, available active rear differential.
Engineers also reconfigured the suspension of the Audi RS5 Sportback and lowered the ride height by 7 mm compared to the S5 Sportback. Surcharge for models are offered: an electronically dampers, carbon-ceramic brakes, the steering gear variable pitch rack and 19-inch (standard) or 20-inch (optional) wheels.
The five-door model is 110 kg heavier than the coupe. The car coupled with the driver can weigh up to 1 kg. 840 Although the dynamics is not affected, the acceleration from standstill to first “hundred” takes 3.9 seconds, while the “dvuhdverka” performs this exercise in 3.7 seconds, and “maximum speed” is equal to 280 km/h trunk Volume of the car is 480 to 1 300 litres.
Audi RS5 Sportback has no direct rivals as the BMW five-door model 3 – and 4-Series are equipped with engine capacity of not more than 326 HP, the Mercedes-AMG model is obtained close to the 476-horsepower station wagon C 63 available, however, only rear-wheel-drive. By the way, in new York, presented the updated AMG C 63. Start of sales of new products in the North American market is planned for the second half, and later the model will reach Europe. Will there be a five-door RS5 in our country is unknown, but the coupe we have for sale at a price of 5 540 000 rubles.