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2011 Audi RS5 Coupe Brochure with Plenty of Photos Leaked

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A German agency appears to have mistakenly released the official brochure of the new Audi RS5 Coupe ahead of time as the car's world premiere isn't due for another week or so at the Geneva Motor Show on March 2.

The high-resolution photos from the leaflet show that the RS5 Coupe gets its own unique body treatment to differentiate it from the less powerful S5 Coupe.

Look closely and you'll be able to spot the slightly blistered wheel arches that hark back to the original Quattro coupe, the new front bumper with larger air vents at each corner, the honeycomb grille without the horizontal bar, the redesigned rear bumper with an integrated diffuser and the two large oval tail pipes.

The revised LED tail lamps, the specific alloy wheels and what looks like a retractable boot lid spoiler round off the exterior styling tweaks.

The interior shots suggest that there won't be any cosmetic upgrades over the S5 Coupe.

We're still in the dark about what's lurking under the hood, but it is believed that Audi's BMW M3 rival will most likely be powered by a V8 engine, quite possibly, turbocharged.

Source: Recom , Via: Autogespot





15 Comments:

Anonymous said... »February 20, 2010

Minor exterior tweaking...beautiful but nothing to shout about until we got the performance figures...

Anonymous said... »February 20, 2010

leaks? hmm... there has been out of them lately, especially with audi and bmw.

the car? it looks nice, but i am more fond the the "base" version of this any many other upscale cars. simplicity of design is often far richer looking, imo.

Anonymous said... »February 20, 2010

aren't most leaks intentional?

Risk MD said... »February 20, 2010

I'll take two! I have been waiting for this car for several years and now finally its here! I think the car looks elegant, yet menacing! As long as it has three pedals on the floor and pushes at least 450-470 BHP then it should be worth the wait! Time to finally deliver my deposit to an Audi dealer!

Anonymous said... »February 20, 2010

I prefer the S5's tail lamps. These look too much like the RS6, and they break the continuity of the line that sweeps across the back.

Anonymous said... »February 20, 2010

The tail lamps are not revised. They are the same as on the 2010- S5 and A5. http://www.netcarshow.com/audi/2011-s5_sportback/800x600/wallpaper_09.htm

Anonymous said... »February 20, 2010

i would like to put my hoohah into this car's dingdong

Anonymous said... »February 20, 2010

A Bentley-like grill? Say it's not so!

Can you shave it? A 1:28 die cast would make a good electric razor... but it would never leave the bathroom.

I'll keep my V8 S5.

- Wolfman

Κωνσταντίνος said... »February 21, 2010

Judging by the very high rev limit which is over 8000rpm it's probably not a turbo but rather a high revving version of the v8. Maybe the same as R8's.

Anonymous said... »February 21, 2010

Rumor has it that there will be no manual - only paddle shifters. ::sad::

Anonymous said... »February 21, 2010

Just Friday I drove a 20008 version of the 'RS 5', absolutely awesome, and I hate using that overused word(Absolute), but it was over the top. Car was like new, with only 8.000 miles from new.

Don't know how rare these are in North America, but that experience is pretty rare. All that power put to 4 wheels is quite different... not surgical, but reassuring.

Wolfman..I'm jealous

Anonymous said... »February 22, 2010

The RS5 is definitely in the M3 segment, not the M5.

Let me say that I LOVE LOVE LOVE this car. I have been waiting for the RS5 in America ever since I laid eyes on the beautiful S5 years ago. However, with this being said, I find that Audi consistently prices their vehicles a good $5k+ more than their the BMW / Merc counterparts. Yes, the Audi comes with more standard and if you actually built an AWD BMW 3-series equivalent, the Audi 4-series comes out a little cheaper. But the entry or middle level-built models are definitely overpriced. Like any other choice, there are pro's and con's.

Having experienced both the M3 and the S5, I would find it hard to purchase either knowing the RS5 is just around the corner. Let us hope that it can be competitively priced in $50-60k range but something tells me to expect a base price of high $60's and easily upgraded into the high $70's. I certainly hope not. I am extremely excited and eagerly tuned into more news on this sexy, sexy machine.

ps. sexy

Anonymous said... »February 22, 2010

lol @ Wolfman
Excellent choice you made back then but don't hate on the RS5. I'm sure you'd love a 450hp V8 over your 350hp. Be happy for the progression of the brand you love.

Anonymous said... »February 23, 2010

Reg; "Just Friday I drove a 20008 version of the 'RS 5'" That should read '2008' ...'S5'

Kiyoshi Manabe said... »April 01, 2010

Awesome,yet her price is too fancy.

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