2015 Audi RS 5
The 2015 Audi RS 5 is a high-performance coupe or convertible is offered in one trim level very well equipped. Both bodies have the same equipment, but substitutes a convertible soft top with an electrically operated rear window foster, and a wind blocker. The 2015 Audi RS 5 standard features include 19-inch wheels with summer tires, a sport suspension, performance brakes, dual exhaust, RS-frills specific type, automatic adaptive headlights with washers, LED running lights and taillights, a rear spoiler adjustment, a panoramic sunroof tilt only, auto-dimming heated outside mirrors, front and sensors rear parking, key-less ignition and entry, three automatic climate control, leather upholstery, sports seats eight positions with heated power front, memory functions, conductor interior trim areas carbon fiber, split folding rear seats, Bluetooth phone connectivity, the base of the infotainment system MMI with dash-mounted controls, 6.5-inch screen and a speaker 14 bang & Olufsen sound system with satellite radio and iPod integration.
The 2015 Audi RS 5 Technology Package is optional and includes a CD player, HD radio, Bluetooth audio connectivity, upgraded MMI system with console controls mounting a 7-inch screen, a navigation system with voice controls, Audi Connect, a camera and blind spot monitoring. The 2015 Audi RS 5 Driver Assist package requires technology Package and adds adaptive cruise control and adaptive management. Seat Comfort Package adds perforated leather seats with ventilation and less aggressive side bolsters on both body styles, while the Cabriolet additionally get a heating system at eliminating neck “RS” standard embossing on the seat-backs. The new package replaces the optical Plus Black Black optic pack last year and consists of only 20 inch wheels, grille glossy black, glossy black window trim, body color mirrors, an engine cover fiber carbon, and a sport exhaust system with black finalists.
S2015 Audi RS 5 tand-alone options include several 20-inch wheels, front carbon-ceramic brakes, brake calipers red, sport exhaust Black Optics Package, leather / faux suede “S line” Plus front seats (not available with Seat Comfort package) and matte aluminum exterior trim.
2015 Audi RS 5 Interior
The interior of the 2015 Audi RS 5 receives high marks for its simple design and the use of first class materials, but the functionality is hit or miss. Our main complaint is that standard dash-mounted MMI controls are not as easy to operate as Technology Enhanced Package interface. With the standard design, you have to go through several steps to perform basic tasks, and controls require a scope beyond the gear changes awkward. However, the controls on the center stack are moved to where they fall easily to hand. In addition, this version includes MMI software featuring simplified menus and Web-based features ingenious Audi Connect (see above) updated.
The standard front seats 2015 Audi RS 5 provide extensive support to securely hold the driver and passenger in place during cornering, yet are comfortable enough for all day sightseeing. The Optional Seat Comfort package actually reduces the size of the sides for those who prefer a more relaxed approach. Unfortunately, there is no solution for the rear seats, as the lack of legroom head and makes them suitable for small passengers only.
Although the 2015 Audi RS 5 Cabriolet has a soft top traditional, his, building multiple layers of tight-fitting provides impressive sound isolation and climate that rivals retractable hardtops in this regard. As a bonus, the hood leaving more room for luggage. With the top stowed, the convertible offers 10.2 cubic feet of trunk space – only 2 cubes less than the coupe. Both bodies have folding rear seatbacks for extra storage, a rarity among convertibles.
2015 Audi RS 5 Engine
Powering the 2015 Audi RS 5 is a 4.2-liter V8 engine that produces 450 horsepower and 316 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is an automated manual double-clutch seven-speed gearshift. All-wheel drive is standard. In performance tests, the Audi RS 5 Coupé made the sprint from zero to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds, while the heavier convertible 2015 Audi RS 5 became a 4.6-second effort. Both times that are competitive, if not class-leading. The EPA-estimated fuel economy of the coupe is 18 mpg combined (16 city / 23 highway) driving while the convertible is slightly behind in 18 mpg combined (16/22). It is realistic estimates, as we have been able to achieve a respectable 21 mpg on the route evaluation 120 miles in a convertible.
2015 Audi RS 5 Safety
Standard safety features on the 2015 Audi RS 5 include the anti-lock disc brakes, and traction control, side airbags for the front seats, front knee airbags, full-length side curtain air-bags and front and rear parking sensors. Electronic aids include optional camera system and a blind spot monitoring. In brake testing, the 2015 Audi RS 5 Coupe is stopped from 60 mph in 105 feet, while the Cabriolet took just a longer walk. These impressively short distances are quite normal for this segment of high-performance reality.