Audi launches RS5 Coupe in India for Rs 1.10 crore

Audi launches RS5 Coupe in India for Rs 1.10 crore New Audi RS5
author image Nikhil Puthran
Wednesday 11 April 2018, 17:36 PM

The new second-generation Audi RS5 Coupe has been launched in India at Rs 1,10,65,000 (all-India, ex-showroom). The new RS5 Coupe totally outperforms the S5 and owing to the new platform, it is now bigger than its predecessor. The car weighs about 60kgs lighter with the optional carbon-fibre roof.

Mechanically, the new RS5 now gets a smaller twin turbo V6 engine. The new 2.9-litre TFSI engine generates an impressive 444bhp of power and 600Nm of torque. Interestingly, the torque has gone up by a massive 170Nm and it gets Audi's Quattro all-wheel-drive system as standard. The Audi RS5 Coupe is capable of sprinting from 0-100kmph in just 3.9 seconds. The top speed is electronically restricted to 250kmph, however with the ‘RS Dynamic Package’ it can GO up to 280kmph.

On the outside it sports an aggressive design language and features new bumpers, a prominent single frame grille, Quattro blisters, Matrix LED headlamps and large air intakes. The car gets 19-inch wheels as standard, while 20-inch wheels are offered as optional. As for the interior, the RS5 gets sports seats, a flat-bottom steering wheel and Alcantara trimmings. The virtual cockpit system and the stainless steel pedals are borrowed from the A5 and the S5.

The newly launched Audi RS 5 Coupe competes against the likes of BMW M4 and the Mercedes-Benz C63 in India.

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