The Audi RS5 is the most powerful vehicle of the A5 series from Audi . The coupe was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2010 and is only a 7-speed dual clutch transmission available S tronic. The prices for the sports coupe start at 77,700 euros.
The engine is based on the V8 high-revving engine of the published in 2005 RS4 . Compared with this, the power of the V8 engine in the RS5 to 22 kW could (30 hp) to be raised and is reached at 8000 / min. The torque of 430 Nm remained unchanged, however, is in a speed range from 4000 to 6000 / min available. As standard, the RS5 with the 7-speed is dual-clutch transmission comes (S tronic) and permanent all-wheel drive (quattro). For the first time as a center differential Kronenraddifferenzial , instead of the usual Torsendifferenzials , installed. Compared to its predecessor it's two kilograms lighter and allows for instantaneous distribution of drive torques. The basic distribution of the drive torque is 40% at the front and 60% on the rear axle. For better traction than 70% 85% can be directed to the rear or forward. Gear, accelerator and steering characteristic and the response of the standard exhaust flap control can be changed by the driver (Audi drive select); this also applies to the characteristics of the optional components dynamic steering, sport differential.