Performance

Max speed Restricted at 280 kph (173.6 mph)
0 - 40 kph 1.3 s
0 - 50 kph 1.6 s
0 - 80 kph 3.2 s
0 - 100 kph 4.2 s
0 - 130 kph 6.4 s
0 - 180 kph 12.5 s
0 - 200 kph 14.7 s
0 - 60 mph 4.0 s
0 - 100 mph 9.3 s
1/4 mile 12.3 s

Engine

Power 331 kw (444 bhp / 450 ps) @ 8000 rpm
Torque 430 Nm (318 lb-ft) @ 4000 rpm
Displacement 4.2 liters (254 ci)
Engine type V8 32v FSI, DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl
Engine location front

General data

Gearbox 7 speed S-tronic
Drive all wheel drive
Fuel capacity
Year of introduction 2012
Home country Germany

Dimensions

Curb weight 1686 kg (3709 lbs) +

Calculations

Power to Weight ratio 263 bhp/tonne
Power per liter 107 bhp/liter
1/8 mile (est) 8.0 s @ 91 mph

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0 - 100 km/h
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0 - 200 km/h
RUF 3400 K Coupe 14.6 s
Alpina B3 GT3 14.6 s
Audi RS5 14.7 s
911 GT3 14.8 s
Corvette C6 Z51 14.8 s
1/4 mile
911 Carrera 4S (991) 12.3 s
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Audi RS5 12.3 s
Audi TT RS Plus 12.3 s @ 111 mph
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Community comments (41)

  2 months ago, last edited 2 months ago
http://www.autobild.de/artikel/bmw-m4-audi-rs-5-test-5177693.html

New acceleratin figures:

Messwerte Audi
Beschleunigung
0Ć„ĀÄā€šĀ¬Äā‚¬Āœ50 km/h 1,5 s
0Ć„ĀÄā€šĀ¬Äā‚¬Āœ100 km/h 4,2 s
0Ć„ĀÄā€šĀ¬Äā‚¬Āœ200 km/h 14,8 s
Zwischenspurt
60Ć„ĀÄā€šĀ¬Äā‚¬Āœ100 km/h 2,2 s
80Ć„ĀÄā€šĀ¬Äā‚¬Āœ120 km/h 2,6 s
Leergewicht/Zuladung 1803/412 kg
Gewichtsverteilung v./h. 58/42 %
Wendekreis links/rechts 11,8/11,9 m
Bremsweg
aus 100 km/h kalt 35,1 m
aus 100 km/h warm 33,9 m
InnengerĆ„ā€ Ä€Ā¤usch
bei 50 km/h 59 dB (A)
bei 100 km/h 65 dB (A)
bei 130 km/h 72 dB (A)
  7 months ago, last edited 7 months ago
Audi doesnt have too much of good sports cars. But there are few exceptions R8 is good, but expensive. And RS5 actually is a balanced car which is rare in Audi line.

So RS5 is not bad. But im sure that new M3 is already level higher than Audi. And Mercedes also doing very well lately, even better than BMW with their new AMG models. New E/CLS AMG S is just better car tha BMW M5/m6 and Audis RS6/RS7.

C63 is all about that engine. I would rather have some base model for cheapest price just for that 6.2 V8, there is no need to spend so much on new C63 when You dont get too much more.

I would still safe money for GT-R or some 911.
  7 months ago, last edited 7 months ago
I think I "Might" take the RS5 over the 507. But im surprised at hoe "Cheap" both the RS% and 507 are, in the 70k Usd range is impressive. But I am surprised the RS5 beat the 507 round track. Im also surprised that with the 507 and BlackSeries suspension, Tyre, power enhancements it doesn't even show a difference in acceleration..

But if Im gonna spend $70,000+ Usd, Id get the new Stingray or a Cayman S or an M4.
  1 year ago
  1 year ago
Autozeitung test track 1:40,4

Resource: Autozeitung 13/2013
  1 year ago
I just saw one a couple days ago, it was gorgeous.
  1 year ago
0-200 14.1
.youtube.com/watch?v=9AVu4-rsuWI
  2 years ago
  2 years ago
4 exhaust pipes would have been better looking imo. like the S-variants.
  2 years ago
I can see this car becoming an appreciating collector's car soon. It's just so nice.
  2 years ago
@ FastestLaps: It sure as heck does, in my opinion, it's one of the best looking cars Audi ever made.
  2 years ago
This car looks soooo sharp!
  2 years ago
imageshack.us/f/204/au9v.jpg/

  2 years ago
Shouldnt we remove the rs5's time?

Audi made the claim and they have no proof to back it up.

We have no details either, i.e harnesses, safety stuff, pre production.

Lets continue to keep this equal.
  2 years ago
Br2...

The m5 is the clear choice if you want the fastest car. Its brute power makes it hard to beat.

Its also not really in the same league as the rs4. The sedan m3 competes with the 4.

If youre buying new, then you should really wait for the new rs6 and m3. A new 1m and rs3 should be on its way too

Seems like youre not really sure what you want at all though. You should first narrow down if you want a small compact, big compact, or mid size.
  2 years ago
BR2,

two of the best cars in the world. Audi and BMW.

I would opt for Audi, as a more modern and attractive design, the exterior and interior.

The fight of who is faster will always exist, but never a brand will always be in front.

Choose the car that attracts you most in appearance, as in engine technology and are very similar.

Meanwhile I'll stay here with my RS2 and dreaming in an RS5 or RS6 that cost 3 times more than in Europe or the United States.
  2 years ago
RS5 Or M3?
RS3 Or M1?
RS4 Or M5?

Sooo many choices, But the latter looks like i "May" Be getting the RS5 in 2013, (Maybe) So hard to choose.
  2 years ago
see 911 carrera s(991)VS rs5
  2 years ago
...Why do you people bother posting Slower times? I mean really?..
  2 years ago
The RS5 acceleration 0-100 km/h 4.2 s, so do you think 320d its slower in 0-60 mph? And old RS5 acceleration 0-60 mph in 4 s. Think about it.
  2 years ago
please update

the 4.0 is wrong!

.caranddriver.com/reviews/2013-audi-rs5-road-test-review

C/D TEST RESULTS:
Zero to 60 mph: 4.4 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 10.4 sec
Zero to 130 mph: 18.5 sec
Street start, 5–60 mph: 5.0 sec
Top gear, 30–50 mph: 2.5 sec
Top gear, 50–70 mph: 3.2 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 12.8 @ 111 mph
  2 years ago
Another test
.sportauto.de/supertest/supertest-audi-rs5-coupe-wuerdiges-abbild-des-dtm-renners-4983032.html?show=4
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