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Audi launches RS 5 Sportback in India at an ex-showroom price of ₹1.04 Crore!

Audi today announced the launch of the Audi RS 5 Sportback in India. Powered by a 2.9 L V6 twin-turbo TFSI engine that produces 450 hp of power and 600 Nm of torque. The Audi RS 5 Sportback is being brought to India via the CBU route and is priced at ₹1.04 Crore Ex-Showroom (Introductory Price).

Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head of Audi India, said, “We are thrilled to launch the sporty spearhead of the product line – the Audi RS 5 Sportback in India. The Audi RS 5 is coming to India as a Sportback, for the very first time and will be the perfect choice for customers who want the Audi RS DNA in addition to everyday practicality. The Audi RS 5 Sportback is a superlative all-rounder, which is built with just the right mix of aggressive styling, heart-pumping performance, and opulent luxury which will garner tremendous affinity with performance car customers and existing Audi customers in India.”

Audi RS 5 Sportback goes from 0 to 100 km/h in a mere 3.9 seconds and hits a top speed of 250 km/h.


Mr. Dhillon further added, “We have witnessed good traction for all our Sports models, across the country and with the advent of the Audi RS 5 Sportback, we look forward to fueling the appetite for performance cars. This is our fifth launch of the year and I can assure you this won’t be our last - stay tuned for a lot more action from brand Audi in India.”


Performance:

  • With the 2.9L V6 TFSI engine propelling the Audi RS 5 Sportback churning out 450 hp with 600 Nm of torque, the engine catapults the car from 0-100 km/h in a minuscule 3.9 seconds to a top speed of 250 km/h

  • Driver can choose between 2 RS modes through the Multifunction Steering Wheel, which calibrates the power curve of the engine, shifting of the transmission and steering sensitivity.

  • The Quattro permanent all-wheel drive, with self-locking center differential, optimises power delivery between the front and rear axles according to the driving conditions.

  • The acceleration of the engine is perfectly matched by the stopping power of the RS steel brakes with RS Black Brake Callipers.

Exterior:

  • The front of the Audi RS 5 Sportback is dominated by the new single-frame which encases the glossy black RS honeycomb grille which is specific for the RS models

  • Matrix LED headlamps with dynamic turn indicators

  • Panoramic Glass Sunroof

  • Flared wheel arches that encase the meaty 48.26 cms (19”) 10 spoke alloy wheels

  • The RS bumpers, coupled with the body-colored exterior mirror housings and the frameless doors.

  • Rar LED combination lamps with dynamic turn signals and the surface-mounted spoiler perched above

  • The Audi RS 5 Sportback is available in the following colours: Nardo Gray, Turbo Blue, Tango Red, Mythos Black, Glacier White, Navarra Blue, Sonoma Green, Daytona Grey

  • Audi Sport LED Door Projection

Interior:

  • Black and rock gray take centre stage in the Alcantara/leather interiors of the Audi RS 5 Sportback

  • 3-spoke multifunction plus leather steering wheel with shift paddles. The pedals and footrest are embellished with stainless steel and RS scuff plates adorn the running boards.

  • The front Sports seats and, with a Comfort centre armrest between them, have pneumatically adjustable lumbar support with massage function and the driver’s seat has a memory for the adjustment settings.

  • 3-zone air-conditioning


Infotainment:

  • The Audi virtual cockpit Plus informs the driver about everything from the torque output of the engine to the G-Forces acting on the car

  • MMI Navigation Plus with MMI Touch features acoustic feedback and is positioned with a slight bias towards the driver. With simple smartphone-like user interface, the system displays crucial information like navigation maps and directions, engine and transmission temperatures, and the like.

  • The driver and passengers are ensconced in the Audi RS 5 Sportback and the 180 W Audi sound system provides entertainment through its 10 speakers and Bluetooth interface


Safety & Convenience:

  • The Audi RS 5 Sportback features an auto-dimming interior frameless rear-view mirror

  • The exterior mirrors are power-adjustable and feature memory, heating, power-folding, and auto-dimming on both sides

  • The rear luggage compartment is opened, and closed, electrically

  • Parking Aid Plus with a rear-view camera

  • Hold assist kicks in preventing rollback when idling

  • Cruise control with speed limiter

  • 6 airbags that include side airbags in front along with the curtain airbag system