Video: Audi RS 5 Avant Caught T̶e̶s̶t̶i̶n̶g̶ Drifting

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="102948"] The more we see and hear of the upcoming B10 RS 5 Avant, the more captivated we are. Check out this latest video we found posted over the @quattroblog Instagram account and shot by @stateside_official. What you'll see is the car turning (with opposite lock) some laps at the Nürburgring. https://www.instagram.com/reel/C8QBAYSqgbM/?igsh=eWg0NDNibDdhb2pp Word on the street is that Audi of America is seriously considering this car ...

FOTD: Jess Ewing’s Nogaro Blue Audi RS 5 Coupe for Sale

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="100251"] We're always fans of sharing uniquely built Audi exclusive cars in our Find of the Day series, but that's more the case when it's a sought-after model like the RS 5, and even more the case than that when it's an owner who's familiar with us and is known for meticulous car of the car. Enter Jess Ewing and her Nogaro Blue RS 5 Coupe. The car in question is a 2018 RS 5 with Audi exclusive Nogaro paint and Lunar Silver leather interior...

RS 4 and RS 5 Get competition plus Package for Australia

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="99261"] [source: Audi Australia] Zetland, 4 April 2024 – Audi Sport has elevated the sportiness of the Audi RS 4 Avant and Audi RS 5 Sportback with the introduction of the new competition plus package. Set to arrive in showrooms in Australia mid-2024, this package is filled with enhancements that not only refine the car’s appearance but also deliver a more emotional driving experience. In the course of some proverbial fine-tuning, Au...

Green Green RS 5 Sportback at Audi Tacoma

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="99009"] If you're not familiar with just "Green" from Audi exclusive, maybe you should be. Effectively, it's a primary green, harkening the era of 70s B1 Audi 80 GTs or longhood Porsche 911s. It was one of the colors on the so-called "Skittles" Audi S3s, and there's no doubt it won't get missed in a crowd. Other than those S3s, (just) Green is an Audi exclusive color and needs to be special ordered at a premium... unless you find one lightly u...

Change.org Poll Created to Bring Audi RS 5 Avant to America

[gallery link="file" size="full" columns="1" ids="97984"] Now that we've seen the RS 5 Avant testing, it's only natural that North Americans are eager to see it come to this side of the pond. America hasn't always been on the short list for RS Avants, but the C8 RS 6 Avant proved the market demands just such a car. So, how can we coerce Audi of America and Audi Canada to bring it over? One enthusiast is trying his best by using the tools at his disposal, namely a petition over on Change.org. ...

Intel & Spy Photo Roundup: Audi RS 5 Avant

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="97982"] We've received a new set of spy photos of RS 5 Avant test mules in cold climates, offering a view of new details like wheels and bodywork. We figured, along with that, we'd take the opportunity to summarize what we know and what's been said by reliable sources in the press. The latest round of RS 5 intel comes from AutoCar, a proven reliable source on upcoming new product covering a car we’ve already seen spy photos of testing and f...

Intel Focus: B10 Audi RS 5 Avant

[gallery link="file" columns="1" size="full" ids="97288"] The latest round of RS 5 intel comes from AutoCar, a proven reliable source on upcoming new product covering a car we’ve already seen spy photos of testing and for which there’s a consensus on configuration. Details reported by AutoCar begin to spell out more production details that, if true, suggest an even more potent B-segment longroof from Audi Sport GmbH. As we already know, internal combustion engine (ICE) offerings from Audi wi...

RS 5 Avant Test Mule Teases Future of Audi ICE Performance

[gallery columns="1" link="file" size="full" ids="96541"] What a week for our spy photographer sources to be in frigid Sweden photographing cold weather testing. Turns out the heat was in Bavaria, as photographers for outlets such as CarWow and Carscoops nabbed shots of maybe one of the most hotly anticipated new models… the upcoming B10 RS 5 Avant. Yes. RS 5. Yes. Avant. For those not keeping track, Audi will move its ICE product range to the odd numbers of its naming convention – A3, A...

Video of the Day: Audi RS 5 Coupé vs 834HP AWD Honda Civic Wagon

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="94224"] photo: carwow Well this is a different drag race.  What we have here today is a completely stock Audi RS 5 against a not so stock AWD Honda Civic wagon. This may be the 1st time we've ever seen this matchup on Video of the Day. The Honda has a 2.4L four cylinder that's been heavily modified to the tune of 834hp and it only weighs 2,400lbs. The RS 5 has a 2.9l twin-turbo V6 with 450hp and weighs in at 3,764lbs. This should make for ...
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Unitronic Performance Software for B9 RS 5 2.9TFSI EA839 Now Available

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="93124"] source: Unitronic Unitronic® Performance ECU/TCU Software is now available for the B9 Audi® RS 4 & RS 5® equipped with the 2.9TFSI EA839 (DECA) engine.* With testing and validations completed, power outputs are increased by up to +118HP / +149LB-FT with Unitronic Stage 1+ E85 Performance Software for a maximum of +571HP / +574LB-FT when combined with Unitronic Stage 1 AL552 TCU Performance Software for seamless operation.** The...
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ABT Power Upgrades, Aero Parts, and Wheels for the 2024 B9.5 Audi Models

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="92913"] source: ABT America With the refined 2024 model year, the Audi B9.5 lineup continues to excite with sporty exterior styling, strong performance and good ride quality – everything which can be further improved by products from ABT Sportsline. The world’s largest tuner of vehicles from the VW Group offers a respectable boost for the 349-hp turbocharged V-6 of the AudiS4, S5 and SQ5 of up to 419 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. Th...
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Find of the Day: 2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback Panther edition

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="83726"] words: Bill, photos: Fletcher Jones Audi This week is turning into an Audi exclusive Find of the Day week. Today, we present the Audi RS 5 Sportback. What makes this RS 5 different from others? First of all, it's a Panther edition. Only 100 were sent to the States back in 2019; 75 Sportback and 25 Coupes. Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="83734"] Limited edition 1 of 100 Panther editions built!!! What a find...
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Audi Club Auction Watch: 02.23.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="83541"] Words: Steve Johnson Audi enthusiasts: do you spend countless hours searching on-line for your favorite car or cars?  If so, we’re here to help!  Auction Watch is monitoring numerous auction sites for Audi models worthy of bidding on, then posting a short description with key data and a few pictures to, hopefully, help you find the car you’re looking for in time to bid. There’s no time to waste this Thursday morning, the ...

Audi Club Auction Watch: 02.16.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="83086"] Words: Steve Johnson Audi enthusiasts: do you spend countless hours searching on-line for your favorite car or cars?  If so, we’re here to help!  Auction Watch is monitoring numerous auction sites for Audi models worthy of bidding on, then posting a short description with key data and a few pictures to, hopefully, help you find the car you’re looking for in time to bid. This week’s auction listings are headlined by a true...

034Motorsport B9/B9.5 Audi RS 4/RS 5 EA839 2.9TT Dynamic+ Performance ECU & AL552 ZF8 Transmission Tuning Bundle

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="82486"] source: 034Motorsport 034Motorsport Dynamic+ Performance Software for the Audi B9/9.5 Audi RS4 & RS5 equipped with the EA839 2.9TT engine and Dynamic+ TCU Software Upgrade for AL552 ZF8 Transmission. 034Motorsport EA839 2.9TT ECU and TCU tunes are flashed directly through the factory OBD-II port using the 034Motorsport Dynamic+ End User Flashing Kit, and offer dramatic increases in horsepower and torque throughout the powerband. Inc...
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034Motorsport Dynamic+ Sway Bar Kits Now Available for B8/B8.5 Audi A4/S4/RS 4, A5/S5/RS 5

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="82226"] source: 034Motorsport Looking to maximize the handling performance of your B8/B8.5 Audi? The 034Motorsport Dynamic+ Sway Bar Kits for the B8/B8.5 Audi A4/S4/RS4 & A5/S5/RS5 feature perfectly-matched front and rear sway bars designed to reduce body roll, improve turn-in, reduce oversteer and enhance steering feel. 034Motorsport's Dynamic+ Sway Bar Kit is the ideal upgrade for those in search of confidence-inspiring handling on the stre...
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Audi Club Auction Watch: 01.12.2023

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="81763"] Words: Steve Johnson Fellow Audi fans: make a New Year’s resolution to stop spending countless hours searching the internet for your favorite car(s) and simply check out this post every week.  Auction Watch is monitoring numerous auction sites for Audi models worthy of bidding on, then posting a short description with key data points and a few pictures to, hopefully, help you find the car you’re looking for in time to bid. I...

034Motorsport B9 Audi RS 5 First to 9 Second Quarter Mile

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="79362"] source: 034Motorsport World's Fastest RS 5 Powered by Dynamic+ Tuning! 034Motorsport Dynamic+ Tuning for the EA839 2.9TT Engine in the RS 5 delivers the best experience of smooth drivability, perfect function, reliability, and added functionality and features beyond what the factory programming can provide. 034Motorsport’s Hardware and Software engineers are dedicated to pushing the envelope of what’s possible on the B9 RS 5 Twin T...
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quattro Magazine: Going Green

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="76133"] By: Ryan Ponto, photos: Rob Overcash @blinker.fluid Editor’s Note: This article originally ran in the Q3_2022 issue of quattro Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to quattro Magazine, please join Audi Club here. Rob has been a part of the four-ring family for nearly four decades now, initially falling in love with Audi automobiles back in the 80s when a good friend of his dad purchased a 5000 Avant. Growing...
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Find of the Day: Twin Turbo Manual Swapped 2015 Audi RS 5 in Audi Exclusive Nogaro Blue

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72508"] words: Bill, photos: Trever Andrew Nogaro Blue is one of those colors that looks great on anything but especially better on an RS model. How about an RS model like this RS 5 with 900hp with the capability of up to 1600hp AND a manual swap? Here's the ad: [gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="72497"] Twin Turbo Manual Swapped RS5 in Audi Exclusive Nogaro Blue w/Black Optics. Meticulously built and maintained - only the highest...
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