Audi RS 5 Sportback Facelift Spied

Today, spy photographers have caught site of the first facelift RS 5 Sportback test mule seen thus far. This'll be the mid-lifecycle improvement of the current B9-generation RS 5, so known in enthusiast circles as the "B9.5". Many of the expected changes that will come with the B9/5 freshening have already been seen in the recently introduced B9/5 A4/S4 range. These include significant improvements in the in-car experience including touch screen MMI and more. Unlike the A4/S4, updat...

Audi Presents: New Santa

words: Bill Cho, video: Audi In last year's Audi holiday campaign, we watched the all-true agony of finding a parking space...at the mall...during holiday shopping. Shudder https://youtu.be/mKpfxv2_WZI My personal favorite was the short titled Ever After which starred a young girl and her favorite fairytale. In the newest holiday campaign from Audi, we see Santa Claus doing...well...Santa Claus things: driving his sleigh, going down a chimney, placing gifts under the tree...

Audi at the 2018 New York International Auto Show

There's no doubt that Audi of America continues its dominating pace in 2018. That much was on display at the 2018 New York International Auto Show where the world reveal of the Audi RS 5 Sportback took center stage, alongside the R8 RWS and new A6 sedan that also made their North American debut. In fact, Audi had pulled the cover off of the RS 5 Sportback model the night before at a closed event held across Manhattan's West Side Highway at the Classic Car Club Manhattan. The night before,...

Wallpaper of the Day – RS 5 Sportback

words: Bill Cho, photos: Audi AG The RS 5 Sportback was revealed at the New York International Auto Show last week and we just can't keep staring at it. So to scratch your itch, here is your daily wallpaper. Enjoy! [gallery size="large" ids="11401,11402,11403,11404,11405,11406,11407,11408,11409,11410,11411,11412,11413,11414,11415"]

2018 New York International Auto Show – Audi Sport Pre-Night Event Video and RS 5 Sportback Videos

words: Bill Cho, videos: Audi of America The night before the New York International Auto Show, Scott Keogh, Audi of America president, and Michael-Julius Renz, CEO of Audi Sport, introduced two new models, the R8 V10 RWS and the RS 5 Sportback. We broadcasted their speeches live on the Audi Club North America Facebook page but in case you missed it (and admittedly the video was a little shaky), Audi has released their speeches and also footage of the RS 5 Sportback going through ...

Audi Reveals RS 5 Sportback at Classic Car Club Manhattan Event

Audi is stepping up its focus on the American market, revealing the new Sportback derivative of its RS 5 high performance model the night ahead the New York Auto Show. It chose to do so at Classic Car Club Manhattan's facility on the Hudson River, one night before the main event. Going one further with the RS 5 Sportback, Audi aims to launch the car into the American market first. Orders will likely begin before the end of the year as sources target the initial cars in dealers in the firs...

The Fast Lane Car: RS 5 Sportback Spied in New Jersey

words: Bill Cho, photos: The Fast Lane Car, render: X-Tomi Design A reader of TFLcar.com sent them pictures of the RS 5 Sportback they captured testing in New Jersey. Scott Keogh, Audi of America President, confirmed in January that the hot sportback was coming to the States. This is exciting news as we expect a new wave of RS models to hit our shores and what the secret RS model is that Scott alluded to in that interview has been a hot debate on our Facebook page. Keep an eye out...