The Audi RS5 Cabriolet is The Battleship That Screams

The Audi RS5 Cabriolet is a big, heavy car. In fact, at 4,420 lbs, the RS5 is 60 lbs heavier than my Honda Odyssey Minivan, which combined with this particular shade of "Nardo Gray," has led me to lovingly refer to the car as "The Battleship." Thing is with 450 hp and a redline half-past-eight, this battleship hauls… » 10/07/14 10:06am 10/07/14 10:06am

2013 Audi RS5: The Jalopnik Review

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. » 8/08/12 10:30am 8/08/12 10:30am

Audi RS5 Headed Stateside! Hallelujah!

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] » 7/26/10 3:45pm 7/26/10 3:45pm

2010 Audi RS5: Geneva Comes Early This Year

Ho ho ho! Look what the spy-photo Santa has left under the tree! Is that the 2011 Audi RS5? I think it is! Have you been a good little Internet? Would you like to see it? I bet you would! » 3/01/10 1:20pm 3/01/10 1:20pm

Audi RS5: This Is Jack's Beating-At-450 HP V8-Engined Heart

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. » 2/22/10 11:00am 2/22/10 11:00am

Audi RS5: Aluminum Und Mean

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. » 2/20/10 10:30am 2/20/10 10:30am

2010 Audi RS5 May Kill Next-Gen RS4

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. » 8/28/09 9:15am 8/28/09 9:15am

2010 Audi RS5 Spotted In Lovely Matte Finish

The 2010 Audi RS5 isn't leaving much to the imagination in these shots from the Nürburgring, and the finish makes it more noticeable. About the only thing we can't see is the 450 HP, 4.2-liter V8. [WCF] » 8/20/09 9:30am 8/20/09 9:30am

Audi RS5 Spied Getting A Workout On The 'Ring

The upcoming Audi RS5 » 10/07/08 8:30am 10/07/08 8:30am has posed for a picture near the Nurburgring, strangely sporting quad pipes more reminiscent of the S-line cars rather than the dual ovals of the RS. And an S5 rear badge. The discrepancy is leading some to speculate that this is a mule using an S5 body — that or we've been misled about the…

Audi RS5 Caught Getting Hot In The California Desert

Audi's engineers did a fairly poor job of concealing the Audi RS5, the much-anticipated super-super GT from Audi, from the KGP photographers patrolling the California desert. The revised and menacing front bumper, silver side mirrors and lack of fog lamps is a fairly sure giveaway that this is the supremely sporty… » 8/21/08 12:20pm 8/21/08 12:20pm

Audi RS4 and RS5 To Keep Fat V8 Power, Leave Superchargers For Lesser…

A report at Fourtitude says highly placed sources are stating the pending B8 Audi RS4 and the first edition of the Audi RS5 will be sporting a massaged version of the 4.2-liter V8 currently in the RS4 and R8. The mill would be getting a boost from 420 HP to 450-470 ponies, most resulting from opening up the… » 7/28/08 4:20pm 7/28/08 4:20pm

Spy Photos: Audi RS5!

So Car writers aren't sure whether or not this black-on-black Audi S5 is an RS5 prototype being flogged ahead of an auspicious release in Frankfurt. But the mag's sources say the BMW M3 coup fighter is most definitely in the works. The tipoff that this may indeed be the RS5 is the array of test equipment arrayed on… » 3/28/07 5:56pm 3/28/07 5:56pm