2016 Audi RS5 – Review, Release Date, Specs, Engine

New 2016 Audi RS5 is coming with various improvements both on the exterior and on the interior, and will be offered in both coupe and convertible version.

EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR

Audi will use lightweight materials in order to reduce the weight of the new model and therefore improve its fuel economy and the overall performance. It will be built on the MLB platform and come with a set of 20-inch wheels. The overall look of the exterior will be sporty and modern. Both headlights and taillights will be equipped with the LED technology. Sharp body lines and a large grille will give the new RS5 a more aggressive appearance. Elegant and modern design will be continued to the cabin of the new 2016 Audi RS5. It will be equipped with many high-quality materials including leather, aluminum and soft plastic. New model will also come with a lot of modern technological features such as a touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity, keyless entry, satellite navigation, rear view camera, automatic climate control, and many more.

2016 Audi RS5 front view

2016 AUDI RS5 ENGINE

Although Audi has not yet confirmed what will be under the hood of the new model, it will certainly be capable of delivering a strong performance. There will be a few options to choose from. The base model will most likely come with a 2.0-liter turbocharged V4 engine that will be able to produce around 251 horsepower. The second engine option for the new RS5 could be a 3.0-liter supercharged V6 engine that will deliver around 353 horsepower. New engine in the lineup will be a 4.2-liter twin-turbo V8 unit that will be capable of delivering up to 450 horsepower and 368 lb-ft of torque. New 2016 Audi RS5 will most likely come with a 7-speed automatic transmission system, while both the front-wheel drive and the all-wheel drive systems are expected to be available.

2016 Audi RS5 interior

RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE

The official release date of the new 2016 Audi RS5 has not yet been announced. However, new model will most likely hit the market sometime in the second half of 2016. If the rumors are true, price for the coupe version will start at around $72,000, while the convertible will be around $82,000.

2016 Audi RS5 back view

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