Audi is now taking orders for the brand new Audi RS 5 Sportback in Europe. Its 2.9 TFSI V6 biturbo engine produces 450PS (331 kW). Most torque of 600 Nm is offered between 1,900 and 5,000 rpm. The Audi RS 5 Sportback accelerates to 100 km/h (62 mph) in three.9 seconds on its option to an optionally available high pace of 280 km/h (174.zero mph).
An eight-speed tiptronic with optimised gear altering transfers the facility of the two.9 TFSI to the quattro everlasting all-wheel drive with self-locking middle differential. It distributes the facility to the axles asymmetrically (40:60), guaranteeing dynamic dealing with with optimum traction mixed with the best attainable security. When slippage happens on an axle, many of the energy instantly flows to the opposite axle – as much as 70% to the entrance, and as much as 85% to the rear. This locking impact allows a clearly-defined torque distribution and exact cooperation with the management methods. The optionally available sport differential with RS-specific tuning ensures much more dynamic responsiveness when steering and accelerating. The system actively and selectively distributes the torque between the rear wheels.
The RS 5 Sportback comes normal with 19-inch solid wheels; 20-inch wheels can be found as an possibility. Prospects can customise the brand new Audi RS 5 Sportback with the gloss black, matt aluminium and carbon styling packages. The paint end Sonoma inexperienced metallic is unique to the Audi RS 5.
Completed solely in black, the inside of the brand new Audi RS 5 Sportback is richly and functionally geared up whereas providing house for 5 folks. Particulars corresponding to RS sport seats with optionally available honeycomb sample in Tremendous Nappa leather-based and the flat-bottomed RS multifunction sport leather-based steering wheel underscore the sporty character of the five-door, high-performance coupé.
Because of five-link entrance and rear suspensions, clients expertise consolation and uncompromised sportiness. With the usual RS sport suspension, the RS 5 Sportback is seven millimeters decrease than the Audi S5 Sportback. Audi Sport additionally gives the RS sport suspension with Dynamic Journey Management (DRC), ceramic brakes and dynamic steering with RS-specific tuning.
The Audi RS 5 Sportback could be ordered now and might be at dealerships from mid-2019.