German car manufacturer Audi has launched the second-generation RS5 Coupe in India for a price of Rs 1.10 crores (all-India, ex-showroom). The 2018 Audi RS5 Coupe comes to the country in its second generation and builds on the strong reputation that its predecessor had of an absolute beast.
From inside, the four-seater coupe gets sports seats at the front and a flat-bottom steering wheel. The performance offerering likewise accompanies Alcantara upholstery along with aluminum finished pedals. Pretty much standard across most modern day Audis now, the RS5 additionally accompanies the Virtual Cockpit system and an updated MMI unit. From exterior part, it sports an aggressive design language and highlights new bumpers, a major single-frame grille, Quattro blisters, Matrix LED headlamps and large air intakes. The car obtains 19-inch wheels as standard, while 20-inch wheels are offered elective.
Under the hood, 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. Amusingly, the torque has gone up by a massive 170Nm and it acquires Audi's Quattro all-wheel-drive system as standard. The Audi RS5 Coupe is proficient in sprinting from 0-100kmph in just 3.9 seconds. The top speed is electronically limited to 250kmph; however with the 'RS Dynamic Package,' it can go up to 280kmph.
The RS 5 turns into the second Audi model to be launched in India this year after the new-generation Audi Q5 was presented in January 2018. The newly launched Audi RS 5 Coupe goes up against the likes of the Mercedes-Benz C63 and the BMW M4 in India.