2015 Audi RS5 Quattro Review: We Check in with Audi’s Super Coupe

2015 Audi RS5 coupe

Overview: The Audi RS5 is what happens when you give the gang at Quattro GmbH, Audi’s in-house performance division, a long leash and an open checkbook. While it shares its basic silhouette with the comparatively pedestrian A5/S5 coupe, the RS5 is an entirely different beast. At its core is a 450-hp 4.2-liter naturally aspirated V-8 that loves to rev to its 8300-rpm redline. (For those keeping score, that’s more than double the 220 horsepower produced by the turbocharged 2.0-liter four found in the A5 and 117 more than the 333-hp 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 in the S5.) All-wheel drive is standard, and Audi’s seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch automatic is the sole transmission choice. READ MORE ››

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