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Audi unveils 2015 RS 5 Coupe Sport Edition

Audi unveils 2015 RS 5 Coupe Sport Edition image

Text: Eric Tipan / Photos: Audi | posted December 22, 2014 07:32

Will be highly personalized and extremely limited

Audi ups the ante in the luxury coupe segment by introducing the 2015 RS 5 Coupe Sport Edition that now comes as part of the company’s exclusive customization program. 

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Already performing at a compelling RS-level with its 4.2-liter V8 mated to a 7-speed S tronic® transmission with launch control program that pumps out 456 PS and 430 Nm of torque, the RS 5 will go from 0-100kph in only 4.5 seconds.

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The sport-tuned RS 5 is 0.8 inches lower than that of the Audi A5 and uses the quattro permanent all-wheel drive system for superior grip while using a crown-gear center differential to send power to the front and rear axle.

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Its performance topped by an exterior showcasing a 20’’ 5-V-spoke design wheels, red brake calipers and aside from Daytona Gray and Nardo Gray, clients can choose from exclusive exterior colors as well.

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Inside, the RS 5 Coupe Sport edition features and a Black and Crimson Red Fine Nappa leather interior, RS embossed sport seats with Crimson Red contrast stitching featured on the armrest, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and black shifter boot with Crimson Red contrast stitching, and Crimson Red Fine Nappa leather door inserts and body-color inlays

The RS 5 Coupe Sport edition is developed by the Audi performance division, quattro GmbH and only 75 will be produced for the US market to highlight its exclusivity under the Audi exclusive customization program.   The Audi RS 5 Coupe Sport Edition is currently priced in the US at $87,575 or Php 3,921,520.