2018 New York Auto Show: New Audi RS5 Sportback Revealed; Specifications, Features & Images

By Sukesh

German automaker Audi has revealed the new RS5 Sportback at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. The RS5 is the latest RS model with a five-door coupe design and exceptional performance.

2018 New York Auto Show: New Audi RS5 Sportback Revealed — Specifications, Features & Images

The overall design of the new Audi RS5 Sportback is inspired by the Audi 90 Quattro IMSA GTO racing car. The front profile of the RS5 Sportback features a wide and flat single-frame grille, honeycomb air intakes and matte aluminium-optic front spoiler with Quattro branding.

2018 New York Auto Show: New Audi RS5 Sportback Revealed — Specifications, Features & Images

The Audi RS5 Sportback also gets matte aluminium-optic exterior mirror housings and high gloss black side sills. The rear of the car sports a diffuser, RS exhaust pipes and gloss black rear-lip spoiler.

2018 New York Auto Show: New Audi RS5 Sportback Revealed — Specifications, Features & Images

The interior of the Audi RS5 Sportback features Audi smartphone interface with Android Auto And Apple CarPlay, full-colour heads-up display and Audi virtual cockpit. The new RS display also relays key information such as tyre pressure, torque and G-forces.

2018 New York Auto Show: New Audi RS5 Sportback Revealed — Specifications, Features & Images

The Audi RS5 Sportback also comes with standard safety features such as Audi pre-sense basic, Audi pre-sense city, Audi side assist, rear cross traffic assist and Audi pre-sense, adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition, Audi active lane assist and high beam assistant.

2018 New York Auto Show: New Audi RS5 Sportback Revealed — Specifications, Features & Images

The Audi RS5 Sportback draws power from a 2.9-litre V6 twin-turbo engine producing 444bhp and 600Nm of torque. The engine is mated to an 8-speed Tiptronic gearbox. The RS5 Sportback can sprint from 0-100km/h under four seconds before topping out at 249km/h.

2018 New York Auto Show: New Audi RS5 Sportback Revealed — Specifications, Features & Images

DriveSpark's Thoughts On The Audi RS5 Sportback

The Audi RS5 Sportback is the latest offering in the RS lineup. The new RS5 Sportback is a 5-door car with a coupe styling and offered exceptional performance. The new Audi RS5 Sportback rivals the likes of Mercedes-AMG C63 and BMW M3.

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