Two men are wanted in the Houston area tonight after they stole an Audi RS5 from a local dealership. The brazen theft happened in the middle of the business day, when a salesperson stepped away after letting one of the men take the car for a test drive, while the other sat in the (getaway) car. He then swiped the keys and his license before running out to the lot and taking off in the 450-horsepower coupe.

The men drove to the dealership in a plate-less, white Range Rover Sport, and fed the salesperson a fake phone number - it ironically led to a collections firm - along with what is probably a fake name and a fake background, although the dealership does have both men on video. The dealer, Audi West Houston, is offering a $5,000 reward for any information that leads to the Audi and the crooks that stole it. Scroll down for the full news report from Houston's CBS-affiliate KHOU 11.


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      GR
      • 1 Year Ago
      It's an Audi. It will be back to the dealership soon... for repairs from a breakdown.
      The Wasp
      • 1 Year Ago
      Lucky for the thieves Audis are near invisible when you drive them on the road among other cars.
      lolretard
      • 1 Year Ago
      Should've "test drove" an s8 or r8.. silly criminals.
      Trevor
      • 1 Year Ago
      The funny part is I bet they pulled the same stunt to get the range rover, now they can roll up to a dealership in a Audi RS5 and a range rover and possibly get a maserati test drive.
      Arsb
      • 1 Year Ago
      Dollars to donuts it's already in a shipping container and en route to Ukraine.
        Nick
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Arsb
        yep yep. That bad boy is gone. Time to write it off.
      The Law
      • 1 Year Ago
      Gone in 15 seconds.
      d2
      • 1 Year Ago
      Doh! I've bought from that dealer... hard to tell from the vid but probably that same sales guy. Looks like I over payed. lol ;)
      legacy
      • 1 Year Ago
      Couldnt they have tracked it with GPS?
      Jared
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'd go for the R8 if I was going to steal something from there.
      RGT881
      • 1 Year Ago
      Unless this car is already on a cargo ship and these two cats are out of the country then chances are police will be able to successfully close this case in no time.
      Dark Gnat
      • 1 Year Ago
      "I'm getting Audi here!"
      nn_spotter
      • 1 Year Ago
      Great. This will probably make it harder to test drive new cars from dealers.
        RGT881
        • 1 Year Ago
        @nn_spotter
        It could be that they had a truck waiting nearby for them to roll the car into it and take off. I've been playing GTA too much! That said, what were they thinking by wearing clothing which exposed their tattoos?!
        Bernard
        • 1 Year Ago
        @nn_spotter
        Exactly what I'm thinking. Those bastards! I don't understand how they could get away though, with all the plate scanners the police have everywhere, lojack, and video of their faces. How is it possible for them to get away? What happened to the salesman who was in the car with him? Or did they let him drive it alone? I don't get it.
          Fuzz
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Bernard
          They had finished the test drive and went inside to the sales persons desk. When the sales guy walked away from a minute.. the thief grabbed the keys to the Audi, his ID and the Copy of his ID the sales person made and went out into the lot, Jumped in the car and drove off. His accomplice was sitting in the range rover they drove in on and you can see it leaving the parking lot with the Audi.
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