Filed under: Convertible , Coupe , Performance , Etc. , Europe , Government/Legal , Audi , Luxury It looks as if Audi plans to bring the menacing RS5 Cabriolet to the U.S., according to Car and Driver . The 450-horsepower convertible showed up in an application for certification with the California Air Resources Board
Filed under: Aftermarket , Coupe , Performance , Europe , Audi , Luxury MTM Audi RS5 – Click above for high-res image gallery The clever wrenches at the German tuning powerhouse MTM have gotten a hold of the Audi RS5. Always ones to turn fast faster, the group claims to have squeezed the car’s top speed to 188 mph.
Filed under: Coupe , Performance , Audi , Luxury 2011 Audi RS5 – Click above for high-res image gallery The on-again/off-again rumors about whether or not Americans will get to sample the hotter-than-hot Audi RS5 Coupe end now – the automaker has officially stated that the coupe will hit the States sometime in 2012. Yes, that’s a bit later than what had originally been speculated , but we’re still stoked that Audi has decided to include us on the RS5 goodness
We just spent the last few days bouncing around Germany driving the 2011 Audi TT and the powertrain-enhanced Q7 (review next week), and between bouts on the autobahn
It’s been a little while since anything with an RS badge came our way from Ingolstadt, but it if you believe the whispers floating around the Web these days, there may be hope for a U.S.-spec Audi RS5 just yet.
The tuning starts under the hood, where a performance air filter and exhaust system have been added, managing to churn out a claimed additional 25 horsepower and 25 pound-feet of torque,
Filed under: Coupe , Performance , Geneva Motor Show , Audi 2011 Audi RS5 – Click above for high-res image gallery The one thing on our minds as Audi unveiled the RS5 here in Geneva is whether or not the car will come to the United States.
Filed under: Concept Cars , Geneva Motor Show , Audi Audi RS5 – Click above for high-res image gallery In addition to the world premiers of the RS5 , the all-new A1 (complete with Justin Timberlake cameo) and the near-production A8 Hybrid, Audi plans to trot out an additional concept car onto the stage at the Geneva Motor Show , and your guess is as good as ours. With the two previous e-tron concepts and Audi’s push to get an electric sports car to market within the next two years, it almost seems inevitable that another variant of the e-tron is in the cards, but maybe not this soon