Audi RS5 Cabrio 2013 | Arriving in Spring at a price from 94,500 €

These days executives of Audi announced the arrival of the RS5 Cabrio in the lists of the four rings for spring 2013. The price for the RS5 Cabriolet starts at € 94,500 and pre-sales begin in January. The differences with the Coupé essentially concern the body of the car: the engine of the “anti BMW M3 for excellence” remains the same. Namely the powerful V8 90° 4.2-liter 450 hp and 430 Nm of torque available between 4000 and 6000 rev/min mated to a 7-speed S Tronic (used with automatic or dual-clutch manual thanks to the levers located behind the steering wheel) made in the factory in Gyor (Hungary) and characterized by a high technology design: cylinder liners and low-friction transmission, steel connecting rods, forged pistons, high-strength aluminum alloy, forged crankshaft and crankcase in aluminum-silicon alloy.

Audi RS5 Cabrio face

Audi RS5 Cabrio face

Audi RS5 Cabrio front

Audi RS5 Cabrio front

Audi RS5 Cabrio side

Audi RS5 Cabrio side

The commands for opening and closing the hood are made via a button located on the center console or with the key Comfort (available on request) which controls a hydraulic high pressure pump. The “sky” of the Audi RS5 Cabriolet opens in 15 seconds and takes 17 seconds for the closure; this action can also be activated during running, up to a speed of 50 km/h. Once folded, the hood is placed below a fixed panel behind the passenger compartment which “steals” 60 liters per trunk whose capacity remains at 320 liters.

Audi RS5 Cabrio front seats

Audi RS5 Cabrio front seats

Audi RS5 Cabrio dashboard

Audi RS5 Cabrio dashboard

Audi RS5 Cabrio suspension

Audi RS5 Cabrio suspension

Inside the new Audi RS5 Cabrio has black upholstery with carbon-look trim and the instrument panel and center console in piano finish black. Confirming the characterization “RS” with internal door handles, double parallel bar, pedals, footrest, frames vents, buttons and MMI controls in secondary aluminum look. This is the standard equipment for the RS5 Cabrio. The car is offered with volumetric anti-theft system, Audi drive select driving dynamics control (the driver can at any time change the response parameters of the engine and transmission), alloy wheels 9×19 10-spoke wheel, automatic climate control “Comfort” three-zone, Xenon Plus headlights, carbon inserts, light package, provision for satellite-based location of the car, Nappa leather seats, light and rain sensor kits, system tire pressure monitoring system plus help in moving, shell mirrors in matt aluminum look, rear spoiler in carbon matte, leather-wrapped multifunction sports steering wheel with shift paddles, electromechanical parking brake, windbreak panel, audio CD Concert at 8 speakers and 6 airbags.

Audi RS5 Cabrio engine

Audi RS5 Cabrio engine

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