The Audi RS 5 has been launched in India as a Sportback version for the very first time.
Audi India has launched the Audi RS 5 Sportback at an ex-showroom price of Rs 1.04 crore. The new car has been brought to our shores via the CBU route. It is to be noted that this is an introductory price and Audi India is expected to increase it at a later stage.
The Audi RS 5 Sportback is powered by a 2.9L twin-turbo V6 TFSI engine that makes 450 HP of max power and 600 Nm of peak torque. The performance sedan is capable of doing the 0-100 kmph sprint in 3.9 seconds and can achieve a top speed of 250 kmph. It is also equipped with Audi’s Quattro permanent all-wheel-drive system.
Speaking at the launch, 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. 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.
Some of the other key features of the Audi RS 5 Sportback include Matrix LED headlamps with dynamic turn indicators, Panoramic Glass Sunroof, 19-in 10-spoke alloy wheels, frameless doors, 3-zone air-conditioning, 3-spoke multifunction plus leather steering, Audi virtual cockpit Plus, 180 W Audi sound system, and more.
The Audi RS 5 Sportback is available in 8 colours - Nardo Gray, Turbo Blue, Tango Red, Mythos Black, Glacier White, Navarra Blue, Sonoma Green, Daytona Grey.