The 2014 Audi RS5 is a higher performance version of the Audi A5 coupe and convertible (Cabriolet). Each level comes in one well-equipped facilities. Standard features include 19-inch wheels with summer tires, the adaptive xenon headlights, LED running lights, a spoiler speed activated rear, a panoramic sunroof, auto-dimming heated mirrors, sensors front and rear parking keyless ignition and entry, the tri-zone automatic climate control, eight-way power front sport seats, driver memory functions, fiber carbon interior trim, heated front seats, leather, split folding seats, Bluetooth phone connection, the 6.5-inch screen and a sound system with 10 speakers with the CD player, the satellite radio and iPod integration.
The Cabriolet adds a soft top electrically operated wind blocker and improved upholstery leather, but the inside faux suede needed. Add the optional MMI Navigation Plus package, that gets a navigation system with voice activation, infotainment interface for Audi MMI mounted on the console, a slightly larger 7-inch screen, camera, Bluetooth with audio connectivity, Audi Connect and a premium of 14 speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system with HD radio. For that, the driver Assist package can be added, including adaptive cruise control, a system of blind spot monitoring and adaptive management.
The 2014 Audi RS5 Titanium package adds 20-inch wheels, dark exterior trim and mirrors, the body color, while the Black optics package adds its own set of 20-inch wheels, blacked grille, body color mirrors and Outside, on coupes, gloss-black window surrounds. The stand-alone options include, the 20-inch wheels, front carbon-ceramic brakes, leather/simulated suede front seats, sport exhaust pipe a power rear sunshade, and aluminum interior trim.
2014 Audi RS5 Interior
The interior of the RS 5 receives high marks for its understated design and use of quality materials, but the functionality is hit and miss. The main complaint is that standard driver dash-mounted MMI is not as easy to handle as the improved interface that comes with the optional navigation system. With standard MMI dial, you have to go through several steps to perform basic tasks, while the optional MMI benefits of simplified menus and a controller mounted ergonomic console.
The 2014 Audi RS5, front seats offers ample support to hold the driver and passenger firmly in place during cornering, however, they are comfortable enough for all day sightseeing. For driving enthusiasts rarely requiring more lateral support, the optional sports seats must meet. Unfortunately, there is a solution for the rear seats, as the lack of legroom and head makes them suitable only for smaller passengers.
Although the Cabriolet has a traditional canvas roof, building multiple tight layers provides impressive sound isolation and the time that rivals the most complex and trunk-space -theft hard retractable roofs. With the top stowed, the trunk of the convertible offers 10.2 cubic feet of cargo space-just 2 cubes less than the coupe.
2014 Audi RS5 Engine
Powering the 2014 Audi RS5 is a 4.2-liter V8 engine that produces 450 horsepower and 317 pound- feet of torque. A dual-clutch automatic transmission, seven- speed manual transmission with shift paddles leads to all four wheels through a system standard on all-wheel drive. EPA-estimated fuel economy The RS 5 Coupé is 16 mpg city/23 mpg highway and 18 mpg in combined driving. The RS 5 Cabriolet wins 16/22/18 qualifications. In performance tests, the 2014 Audi RS5 Coupe made, the sprint from zero to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds faster, while the heavier RS 5 Cabriolet converted to 4.6 seconds of effort. Both times are equal to other cars in this class.
2014 Audi RS5 Security
Standard safety features on the 2014 Audi RS5 include anti-lock disc brakes, stability and the traction control, front knee airbags, side airbags for front seats, full-length side curtain airbags (in coupe only) and front and rear parking sensors parking. Optional items include a rearview camera, a monitoring system for blind spot and an automatic emergency braking is paired with adaptive cruise control.
In brake testing, the RS 5 Coups stops from 60 mph in 105 feet, while the Cabriolet took just a long walk. These short distances are really impressive about average for this segment of high performance.