2018 Audi RS5 Release Date, Engine Specs, Interior Design, Performance and Price
We know Audi and we know that they are one of the best car manufacturers in the world. Their German produced cars are usually very comfortable and filled with the latest technology. And we are expecting no less of the new 2018 Audi RS5.
The new 2018 Audi RS5 will be directly competing with the Mercedes-AMG C63, the BMW M4, and the Cadillac ATS-V. So, they better offer some amazing features and great details.
Let’s take a look at everything that you can expect from the new 2018 Audi RS5.
2018 Audi RS5 Release Date
Europeans are well ahead of us and they will be able to get the new 2018 Audi RS5 anytime soon. In what concerns with the United States, we may need to wait for a couple more months to get it.
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2018 Audi RS5 Price
Although there aren’t any official prices for the North-American market yet, the truth is that the new 2018 Audi RS5 is going to be sold at $87,000 in Europe. And this is only the base model. In case you want to add some extras, that you should definitely consider (like the carbon ceramic brakes or the adaptive dampers), then the price can go up to $100,000.
2018 Audi RS5 Redesign and Changes
When you look at the new 2018 Audi RS5, your first impression will be that this is an extremely fast car that is ready to provide you with an exciting driving experience. Plus, they really need to make it this way due to the fearful director competitors they have and that we already mentioned.
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2018 Audi RS5 Specs
You know how we love V8 engines. And unfortunately, the new 2018 Audi RS5 is just another model that is not going to use it again.
With the new 2018 Audi RS5 you can expect to get a twin-turbo V6 engine instead. However, we are actually not as said as we could be since this is a powerful engine that is able to produce the same 450 of horsepower and 442 of torque – an additional 124 lb/ft.
One of the things that we are also loving about this engine is what Audi said about it. They created this engine from the ground to make sure it is not only compact as it allows the intake charge to remain cool during shorter runs. And this is absolutely crucial when you have a car with this kind of power.
In what concerns with the transmission, you can expect to get an 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission. All the 2018 Audi RS5 trim levels will incorporate the legendary Quattro all-wheel drive system.
2018 Audi RS5 Interior
You won’t believe your eyes when you have the chance to step in into the new 2018 Audi RS5. You’ll see plenty of carbon fiber everywhere in the entire cabin, mixed in with Alcantara and leather.
When you sit in the driver’s place, you’ll notice that the steering wheel of the new 2018 Audi RS5 was also updated. It is now flat-bottomed and has a new design, which makes it perfectly suited for a race car.