Exterior design and body

  • Clean, minimalistic, and functional: The RS 5 Coupé** and RS 5 Sportback** speak the new RS design language
  • Wider, flatter Singleframe in gloss black with three-dimensional honeycomb structure
  • New front and rear bumper and new sill trims
  • Matrix LED headlight as standard, optional RS-specific darkened Matrix LED headlight with Audi laser light
  • Gloss black styling package, aluminum matt and carbon for individual differentiation, gloss black is standard
  • Audi rings and RS badges with black design upon request
  • Coupé with CFRP roof on request; reduces weight by 4 kg (8.8 lb)
  • Exhaust system with two large oval tailpipes, RS sport exhaust system with black tailpipe trims
  • Length: Coupé 4,723 mm (185.9 in), Sportback 4,783 mm (188.3 in)
  • Width: Coupé 1,866 mm (73.5 in), Sportback 1,866 mm (73.5 in)
  • Height: Coupé 1,372 mm (54.0 in), Sportback 1,387 mm (54.6 in)
  • Wheelbase: Coupé 2,766 mm (108.9 in), Sportback 2,826 mm (111.3 in)

Interior and controls

  • Interior kept in black, RS design package in red or gray brings color to the interior
  • RS sport seats as standard with fine Nappa leather covers on request
  • New operating concept: Free-standing 10.1-inch MMI touch display and acoustic feedback; “RS Monitor” view provides information about temperature status
  • On request, Audi virtual cockpit plus and head-up display with RS-specific information, such as g-meter, shift light, oil temperature, tire pressure, tire temperature

Engine and transmission

  • 2.9 TFSI V6 twin-turbo with 331 kW (450 PS) output at engine speeds of 5,700 to 6,700 rpm and 600 Nm (442.5 lb-ft) of torque within a wide engine speed range of 1,900 to 5,000 rpm
  • Sporty, direct responsiveness thanks to both turbochargers being positioned within the inside V of the engine
  • 0–100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.9 seconds, 0–200 km/h (124.3 mph) in 13.7 seconds; top speed of 280 km/h (174.0 mph) with RS dynamic package
  • Eight-speed tiptronic, quattro permanent all-wheel drive with self-locking center differential: Front/rear power distribution of 40:60 as standard and optionally 70:30 or 15:85
  • Electronic Stabilization Control (ESC) with three modes and wheel-selective torque control
  • Optional sport differential for distributing drive forces to the rear axle
  • RS 5 Coupé: Consumption according to WLTP, 9.1 l (2.4 US gal) per 100 km (62.1 mi) (emissions of 208 g of CO2 per kilometer (0.6 mi))
  • RS 5 Sportback: Consumption according to WLTP, 9.2 l (2.4 US gal) per 100 km (62.1 mi) (emissions of 209 g of CO2 per kilometer (0.6 mi))


  • RS sport suspension as standard, on request, sport suspension plus design with hydraulic Dynamic Ride Control and three-way variable damping
  • Progressive steering as standard, dynamic steering as an additional option
  • Audi drive select dynamic handling system with two new individually configurable RS modes; control directly via the “RS MODE” button on the steering wheel
  • Wheels in 19-inch format or 20-inch format; three new 20-inch designs
  • Steel brake discs with a diameter of 375 mm (14.8 in) at the front and 330 mm (13.0 in) at the rear as standard
  • On request, carbon fiber ceramic brakes with six-piston fixed calipers and perforated brake discs on the front axle with a diameter of 400 mm (15.7 in); red or blue brake calipers on request


  • Up-to-date: new third-generation modular infotainment platform (MIB 3) brings a new operating concept on board
  • Top infotainment system MMI Navigation plus with many new navigation functions
  • Audi connect with numerous tailor-made online services
  • More than 30 driver assist systems available individually or in packages

* Information on fuel consumption and CO2 emissions as well as efficiency classes in ranges depending on the tires and alloy wheel rims used.
** The fuel consumption values of all models named and available on the German market can be found in the list provided at the end of this press information.

All terms marked in the text are explained in detail in the technology lexicon at www.audi-mediacenter.com/en/technology-lexicon.

The equipment, data and prices stated here refer to the model range offered for sale in Germany. Subject to change without notice; errors and omissions excepted.