“The Audi RS5 Sportback is quick, spacious and cozy however fans will discover it lacks character”
The Audi RS5 Sportback is a quick five-door hatchback that is a substitute for extra conventional super-saloons just like the BMW M3, Mercedes C63 and Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio. It is identically priced to the RS5 Coupe, however with two additional doorways and additional room between the axles for improved again seat consolation. You will pay extra for the Audi than the M3 or Giulia however the Mercedes is barely costlier than all three.
Beneath the RS5’s bonnet sits a 2.9-litre turbocharged V6 petrol engine and regardless of an output of 444bhp, it isn’t probably the most highly effective automobile on this group. Nevertheless, Audi’s devastatingly efficient quattro four-wheel drive system and a quick eight-speed gearbox imply the RS5 will typically be the quickest on a difficult street – particularly if the street is moist. It is an unimaginable machine for protecting miles shortly and effectively however for purists, that is its downfall.
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Due to its sheer competence, the grip-and-go Audi lacks character subsequent to the BMW M3, Giulia and C63. The RS5 Sportback merely rockets from one nook to the following, with numb steering and little sense of what the intelligent four-wheel drive is doing to maintain the automobile on the street.
In its most relaxed setting the dampers do an excellent job of absorbing bumps and the RS5 does a greater job than its rivals of protecting big distances and tackling on a regular basis driving, making it very straightforward to stay with. That is helped by a implausible inside that is additionally very sensible in Sportback guise. Further doorways, cozy rear seats and a big hatch could make the RS5 really feel extra family-friendly than a daily Audi A4, with more room to load awkward objects.