The Audi RS5 Sportback is the epitome of great performance and great looks. The 2021 Audi RS5 Sportback is the most expensive model in the A4 family that also includes the A4 sedan and the S5 Sportback, both of which are already on sale in the country. While the current generation RS5 arrived in India in 2018 as a two-door coupe, Audi has decided to bring the facelift to the four-door Sportback model. Apart from this, the 2021 Audi RS5 also gets changed styling and more technology than before. We look at the top 5 features of the Audi RS5 Sportback that keep it ahead of its competition.
The 2021 Audi RS5 Sportback includes a new grille with a gloss-black finish on the honeycomb mesh. The air intakes on the bumper are new and redesigned for a more sporty look. The model also gets new Matrix LED headlamps with new LED DRLs and dynamic turn indicators. The rear also gets new LED taillights and a new bumper. The car rides on 19-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels and also gets chrome finished twin exhaust tips to complete the look. Lastly, the performance sedan gets RS steel brakes along with RS black brake calipers, allowing drivers to detect high speeds in a safe manner.
The cabin includes Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus, MMI Navigation Plus with MMI Touch and front seat with massage function. Along with 3-zone climate control, Alcantara leather combination upholstery, panoramic sunroof and LED door projection lights.
In terms of safety, the Audi RS5 Sportback comes with six airbags, rear-view camera with Parking Aid Plus, cruise control and several electronic functions.
The 2021 Audi RS5 Sportback comes with a 2.9-litre twin-turbocharged V6 TFSI petrol engine that makes 444 bhp and 600 Nm of peak torque, mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission, which takes the car from 0-100 kmph in 3.9 seconds. The top speed is electronically limited to 250 kmph. This model comes with Audi Drive Select with two RS modes, Quattro and RS Sports suspension. The self-locking center differential with quattro permanent all-wheel drive optimizes power delivery between the front and rear axles as per the driving conditions.
The 2021 Audi RS5 Sportback is available in 8 colors which include Nardo Grey, Turbo Blue, Tango Red, Mythos Black, Glacier White, Navara Blue, Sonoma Green and Daytona Grey.