Europeans have been graced with this sporty machine's presence for some time, but now it crosses the pond. Audi fans can rejoice as the Audi RS5 hits US soil. It's our turn to give it a good, old fashioned thrashing, to see how it holds up.
How did we miss the news on Friday that the drought of Audi RS models is soon to be over. The rompin'-stompin' 450 hp Audi RS5 is supposedly headed to the US. Hip-hip, horsepower! Hip-hip hooray! [Kicking Tires]
If you weren't around this weekend to see the early unveil of the Audi RS5 coupe, here's a shot that'll either whet your appetite or tease you, depending on whether Auto Union plans to bring this 450 HP beast stateside.
Not surprisingly, a slew of pics of the Audi RS5 übercoupe have leaked. No embargo's strong enough to hold back this brutish, 450 HP Euro barnstormer from the interwebs. Do similar easy-to-shed shackles keep it from coming stateside? Maybe.
We've seen the 2010 Audi RS5 running around in camouflage ahead of a Frankfurt unveiling, but the next-gen Audi RS4's been conspicuously absent in development. For good reason. It's probably not coming.