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2018 Audi RS5 Coupe Launched In India; Priced At Rs. 1.10 Crore

• First model to feature the current RS design philosophy from Audi Sport
• The high-performance Coupé combines elegant aesthetics with high everyday usability
• New 2.9 TFSI bi-turbo engine produces 331 kW (450 hp) and delivers 600 Nm of torque
• Unmatched performance : 0 to 100 km in just 3.9 seconds: top speed of 250 km/h
• quattro permanent all-wheel drive with self-locking differential
• Equipped with Audi Smartphone Interface with Apple Car Play and Android Auto
• “The all new Audi RS 5 Coupé is a unique product as it bridges the gap for the customers who are practical and want to own a luxury car with the performance of a sportscar,”said Mr. Rahil Ansari, Head Audi India
• Audi RS 5 Coupé is priced at INR 1,10,65,000

Bengaluru: Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer, today launched the second generation Audi RS 5 Coupé in India. With the all new Audi RS 5 Coupé, Audi Sport is presenting its first model to feature the new RS design philosophy in India. The Coupé’s all-new 2.9 TFSI bi-turbo engine produces 331 kW (450 hp) and delivers 600 Nm of torque. The standard quattro drive distributes the power to all four wheels. The distinctive racing details coupled with high performance of a V6 engine makes the new Audi RS 5 Coupé the most desirable model in the Audi A5 family. Priced at INR 1,10,65,000, the all new Audi RS 5 Coupé is now available at all Audi dealerships across India.

“Audi Sport signifies the transition of Audi’s racetrack technology into production ready performance cars. Born on the track, built for the road – the all new Audi RS 5 Coupé is the gran turismo among the RS models from Audi Sport. The car’s V6 bi-turbo engine has been developed from the ground up and provides significantly more performance coupled with higher efficiency. The all new Audi RS5 Coupé combines the performance of a sportscar and the comfort of a sedan which makes it a desirable machine for our customers and enthusiasts who are smart yet adventurous and want to make an incomparable style statement,” said Mr. Rahil Ansari, Head Audi India.

The new Audi RS 5 Coupé is mated with the 2.9 TFSI bi-turbo engine which produces 331 kW (450 hp) and delivers 600 Nm of torque. The top model in the A5 family sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.9 seconds, and reaches a top speed of 250 km/h. Both turbochargers of the 2.9 TFSI engine unit are centrally positioned inside the V of the engine and each of them supplies a single cylinder bank. The B-cycle combustion process with central direct injection represents a new level of efficiency within the RS family.

“2018 is the Year of Audi Progression and in line with this, we are renewing our performance car portfolio in India and have lined up more surprises in store for our performance car enthusiasts in the coming days. The all new Audi RS 5 Coupé is a unique product as it bridges the gap for the customers who are practical and want to own a luxury car with the performance of a sportscar,” added Mr. Ansari.

At a glance: Audi RS 5 Coupe

Design and body
–First Audi Sport model to feature the new RS design philosophy
–Inspired by the Audi 90 quattro IMSA GTO
–quattro blisters emphasize the sweeping lines over the wide wheel arches (15 mm) wider than the Audi A5)
–Additional air inlets/outlets at the front and rear
–Sportier Singleframe grille: wider and flatter
–Matrix LED headlights as standard with dynamic rear indicators, as well as three-dimensional LED rear lights
–Gross weight lowered by as much as 60 kilograms in comparison to predecessor model
–Length: 4,723 millimeters, +74 millimeters compared with the predecessor model; wheelbase: 2,766 millimeters, +15 millimeters compared with the predecessor model; width: 1,861 millimeters, +1 millimeter compared with the predecessor model; height: 1,360 millimeters, -6 millimeters compared with the predecessor model
–48.26 centimeters 10 star design, Aluminium forged wheels 265/35 R19
–Audi Exclusive black styling package with exterior mirror housing in black
–Panoramic sunroof
–Optional matt aluminium and carbon exterior package

Engine
–All new 2.9 TFSI bi-turbo with 331 kW (450 hp)
–600 Nm torque, +170 Nm compared with the predecessor model
–From 0 to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds, -0.6 seconds compared with the predecessor model
–Maximum speed of 250 km/h
–Sporty, direct responsiveness thanks to both turbochargers being positioned within the inside V
–Enhanced efficiency: 17 percent less consumption (in comparison with the predecessor model), among other things due to the B-cycle combustion process with central direct injection
–Distinctive RS sound with emotive growl of the V6 TFSI
–RS Sports Exhaust System standard on the car
–Fuel consumption of 10.8 km/l

Power transmission
–Eight-speed tiptronic specially tuned for sporty, dynamic driving
–quattro permanent all-wheel drive with self-locking center differential as standard
–Electronic Stabilization Control with three modes and wheel-selective torque control

Chassis
–Five-link construction at the front and rear axles
–RS sport suspension with sportier setup and more direct handling as standard
–Standard dynamic steering
–Dynamic handling system, Audi Drive Select as standard

Interior
–RS-specific elements for greater sportiness in the interior
–Flawless workmanship, sophisticated materials and new colors
–Four seats, generously dimensioned interior with more space: +26 millimeters shoulder room in the front (compared with predecessor) +23 millimeters knee room in the rear (compared with predecessor)
–Front super sport seats in alcantara leather upholstery standard with option of fine nappa leather (diamond stitching and embossed RS logo)
–Inlays in aluminium race, anthracite
–Three spoke design flat bottom steering wheel with multifunction plus
–Electrically adjustable front seats including memory function for the driver’s seat with pneumatic lumbar support and massage function
–3 zone air conditioning
–Ambient lighting
–Door trim with aluminium inlay and illuminated RS 5 logo

Infotainment and Controls
–New MMI control concept with intuitive free-text search and natural language voice control
–Audi Virtual Cockpit with special RS screen: information on tire pressure, torque and g-forces, as well as a shift light which prompts the driver to upshift
–Top infotainment system MMI navigation plus with MMI touch
–Audi Smartphone Interface for connecting Apple and Android smartphones
–Bang & Olufsen Sound System with 3D sound, 19 loudspeakers and 755 watts of power

Driver assistance and safety systems
–Park Assist (rear view camera with parking system plus)
–Six Airbags
–ABS, EBD, EDL, ASR, ESC with torque vectoring

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