Manufacturers are constantly trying to push their limits at producing the best cars in terms of features and design be it the everyday four door saloon car or the performance car designed to burn their tyres off in a matter of minutes. Chances are if you were on the lookout for a daily driver, you would be spoilt for choice. Specifically, if you were on the lookout for a one made in Germany. The A5 marque has been Audi’s answer to the two-and-four door sedan and coupe executive market and has been a top seller for the brand, but what if you are they type that likes to mix practicality with a bit of a pep in your step. Audi has you covered with the RS5 which is available in coupe and convertible fashions. This is a 2015 Audi RS5 Coupe from New York with just 18,657 miles on the clock, both keys are available, and it cuts a fine dash!
The S5 and RS5 variants of the A5 stand out from their lesser-endowed siblings with subtle yet noticeable styling enhancements such as different front and rear bumpers and diffusers, and this 2015 Audi RS5 Coupe is no different. Wearing a Glacier White paintjob, it rolls on Gloss Black 20-inch rims, behind which lurk larger cross-drilled brakes and red brake calipers. RS5 badges are present on the front and rear to leave no-one in any doubt as to which A5 this is. Venture inside and despite being a performance variant, you don’t sacrifice practicality. The black interior seats four in leather-upholstered comfort and is endowed with the usual creature comforts such as climate control and Audi Multimedia infotainment system. Open the electric sunroof on sunny days and enjoy the sights go by, whilst listening to the engine when you wind it up. If sunlight is not your thing, the tinted windows help keep it out.
The A5 range could be had with a range of gasoline and diesel engines from 1.8L to 4.2L, but the RS5 came with only one engine and that’s Audi’s 4.2L (254ci) naturally aspirated V8. It’s a high-revving delight that delivers 444hp at 8,250rpm and 317 lb.ft between 4,000 and 6,000rpm. Helping you listen to that scream is a Milltek non-resonated cat-back exhaust that passes inspection so you will not fall foul of the law. The power is sent to all four wheels through an Audi S-Tronic seven-speed automatic transmission and quattro permanent all wheel drive system. The active rear differential can shuttle up to 85% of power rearwards if you desire.