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Los Angeles
Audi RS 5 Panther Edition rocks deep purple and a feline sheen

Audi Exclusive paint matched with Euro-spec 20-inch wheels and interior upgrades

Spy Shots
2020 Audi RS5 spied with light facelift

Design changes are similar to the refreshed A4

Podcast
Driving the Toyota Supra, Honda Passport and BMW 3 Series | Autoblog Podcast #582

Plus a Ferrari PHEV, new Trailblazer, FCA-Renault merger and Audi RS5

Plus a Ferrari PHEV, new Trailblazer, FCA-Renault merger and Audi RS5.

Quick Spin
2018 Audi RS5 Coupe Drivers' Notes Review | Renn Sport reprised

Audi's performance coupe is faster than ever

Audi's performance coupe is faster than ever.

New York
Audi RS5 Sportback turns up the torque

The Sportback five-door, finally in an RS5 variant

In Autoblog's first drive review of the new Audi RS5, published a month ago, we eagerly asked Audi's RS5 project manager about the anticipated RS5 Sportback joining the 444-horsepower twin turbo coupe. Now, at the New York Auto Show, Audi is pulling the wraps off the Sportback. Even if the Antti Kautonen

First Drive
2018 Audi RS5 First Drive Review | Harder-edged and hungry for speed

One of the quickest, fastest and best overall Audi four-seat coupes ever

Nurburgring tested and faster than ever.

First Drive
Geneva
Audi RS5 gets big turbocharged power and an angry new look

Say goodbye to Audi's naturally aspirated 4.2-liter V8, and hello to its new 2.9-liter biturbo V6.

Official
Audi says new 48 volt micro-hybrid system improves fuel economy, paves way for electrification

Most cars use a 12-volt system to power their electrical components. But, with more and more electric bits and bobs being added to new vehicles, a dozen volts is looking a bit weak these days. In fact, Audi says that standard 12-volt systems are being stretched "to their very limits." Enter 48 volts.

Official
Audi celebrates diesel milestone with triple-charged RS5 TDI concept

Diesels are typically slower than their gasoline counterparts, but leave it to Audi to turn that notion on its head. After dominating Le Mans and the international endurance racing scene under diesel power for the better part of a decade, the German automaker toyed with the idea of an oil-burning R8 for the road and ultimately made its Noah Joseph

Video
Which would you rather have, Audi's RS5 or Mercedes' C63 AMG 507?

If you're in the market for a German sports coupe with a naturally aspirated V8, run, don't walk, to your nearest dealer because they are going to be gone very soon. European fuel economy and emissions rules have conspired to force automakers into seeking forced-induction mills. Motor Trend personality Jonny Lieberman is hosting the retirement party in the latest Head 2 Head video, where he takes on the 2014 Audi RS5 and

Video
Audi RS5 test drive ends with potential buyer stealing car

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.

Motorsports
Audi's Mike Rockenfeller takes DTM title

Since its return in 2010 as the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters, German touring car racing has been largely a game of cat and mouse – the cat being Audi and the mouse being Mercedes-Benz. Or vice versa, take your pick. Because through 2011, each had won the drivers' championship six times (Mercedes still dominating the constructors' championship st

Quick Spin
2013 Audi RS5 Cabriolet

The Audi RS5 is a bit of an odd duck in the brand's US lineup. At the moment it is one of only two RS models – the other being the TT RS – atop a pyramid of A and higher-performing S models. It is not, however, the brand's flagship performance model – not even close – that space being occupied by variants of the R8 supercar, s

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Iron Man takes over Audi DTM racing team [w/video]

The producers of Iron Man 3 undoubtedly have the No. 24 Audi RS5 DTM car driven by Adrien Tambay at last week's Hockenheim round to thank for the movie's record-breaking global opening. Not only was Tambay's car wrapped to be a high-speed billboard for the movie, the entire team dressed in Iron Man-themed race suits made by partner Alpinestars and wore themed helmets from Uvex.

Review
2013 Audi RS5 [w/video]

Enjoying The Romance, Not Yet Convinced About A Commitment

Official
Audi RS5 Cabriolet priced from $77,900*

If you want an Audi RS5 Cabriolet, get ready to pony up $77,900 for the new 2013 model. The convertible boasts a 4.2-liter V8 engine with 450 horsepower on tap as well as 317 pound-feet of torque. Mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox and quattro all wheel drive, Audi says the machine can blink to 60 miles per hour in a scant 4.9 seconds. Top speed clicks out at 174 mph.

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