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Spy Video: Audi RS5 Caught Undisguised at Nurburgring

The 2010 Audi RS5 has been caught again on video testing at the Nürburgring. It looks almost completely undisguised which leads us to believe a public unveiling is not far off. Providing a harmonious soundtrack to accompany the video wasn't going to be necessary as the RS5 engine already comes with such a beautiful roaring sound.

Although specs are still some way from being released, it's known that power comes from a twin-turbo 4.2-litre V8 with around 450hp (330kW). Quattro 4WD is standard, as is a 6-speed manual gearbox. A 7-speed double clutch R tronic is a possibility given that rivals also employ these new double-clutch changers. The RS5 should be able to rush from 0 - 100km/h in about 5 seconds with a top speed limited to 250km/h.

Enjoy the video clip while waiting for July 2010 (according the Audi 2012 rollout schedule) when the RS5 hits the streets.

 

Published Jan 16, 2009 4:03 pm By Thami Masemola
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enzoo
biggggggg
Feb 14, 2009 4:43 am
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enzoo
hehehe this is massive! amazing car... such will be great in 2010!!! hope they will put hp around 500
Feb 14, 2009 4:41 am
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deonwst
This car really, really goes!! Audi is brilliant!
Jan 20, 2009 2:20 pm
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Uptohere
I think it will be faster than what the article says. Can't wait to see one.
Jan 19, 2009 8:23 pm
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GRAVE
and also i prefer the CLK63 AMG over this RS5
Jan 19, 2009 9:03 am
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GRAVE
i hate the front bumper, but didn't they say before that it will come with the RS6 engine? and the 0-60 timing is same as the S5!
Jan 19, 2009 9:01 am
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catchmyshadow
looks superfast on this track vid
Jan 19, 2009 4:44 am
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James2911
It will be more powerful than this - or it will have no turbochargers. And they have to have the RS4 and RS5 produced at the same time. They are to each other what the 3 Series Coupe/Convertible is to the 3 Series Saloon/Touring.
Jan 17, 2009 3:26 pm
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BabyMilo
the Audi 5 has to be one of the best cars ever, i just love it
Jan 17, 2009 1:51 pm
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mortz
Sounds sweet
Jan 17, 2009 12:15 am
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joshg_5
Who takes a Mercedes R to the Ring...? haha
Jan 16, 2009 10:45 pm
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xenomorph
Lol, I saw that as well. It may have even been a B class which is even more funny.
Jan 17, 2009 2:40 pm
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Xanavi23
Probably Mercedes continuing its testing. There were plans of an R63 if isn't out already.
Jan 18, 2009 10:18 pm
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kimbo
Not enough powerful. And secon thing: are they going to have that "tradition" that only one RS model is producent at the time? Well I would like to RS4 more, instead of this..
Jan 16, 2009 10:45 pm
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sub39h
i think that tradition is probs gonna be broken very soon. they aren't gonna stop production of the RS6 just to make the RS5, the RS4 will almost certainly be sold alongside the RS5 and the TT-RS is in development as well
Jan 18, 2009 11:42 am
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ubercool
RS5 is not going to be as good looking as Jags latest XFR is!
Jan 16, 2009 10:34 pm
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Joe_Limon
Wow, this car is amazing, though I wish the lights and rear end were a bit less boring. Can't wait to see what the aftermarket companies can turn it into.
Jan 16, 2009 10:04 pm
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dmanero
truth be told the rendering looks better than the real thing. Not too happy with the look of the headlights and front bumper.
Jan 16, 2009 9:46 pm
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