Three years have passed since the Audi RS5 debut in the European market. During this period, the audience was able to enjoy this Coupee, who successfully brought together beautiful design, good quality interior, dynamic driving characteristics and a powerful engine.
However, since that time period was solid and got the new competitors, and that his car was still in the limelight on the market now comes the convertible.
2014 Audi RS5 Cabrio engine
Like the coupe, and convertible powered atmospheric 4.2L V8 engine with 444 hp and 429 Nm of torque, which is a big surprise in this day and age when more and more customers are turning to smaller turbo engines. Power is transferred to all four wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, which is the only option. Instead of a metal roof on the coupe, convertible soft top provides that drops in 15 seconds and extend for 17 seconds at speeds up to 50 km / h.
2014 Audi RS5 Cabrio design
From the design 2014 Audi RS5 Convertible is no different than a coupe with the exception of the new bumpers, which this already aggressive car a more aggressive look. Real change is even smaller in terms of interior design, which is not a drawback because it is a very high quality interior with clear controls and long selection of standard and optional equipment.
2014 Audi RS5 Cabrio price
With a starting price of 70,000 euros ($ 90.900), 2014 Audi RS5 Convertible is not the cheapest way to feel the wind in your hair, but it is certainly one of the funniest.
While the coupe’s cabin isolated from the noise, the driver of cabrio will certainly enjoy the sound of the V8 engine, and the performance certainly will not fail. Weighing 1,920 kg, the Convertible is 205 kg heavier than the coupe and 15 kg heavier than the main rival BMW M3, but still provides excellent performance. The acceleration to 100 km / h takes just 4.9 seconds while top speed is limited to 250 km / h.
The driver can also adjust the suspension in several different ways depending on driving conditions, thus RS5 is one of the few ideal car to drive in all conditions. On paper, the 2014 Audi RS5 is definitely a better car than the M3, but it is also important to 7,000 euros ($ 9,000) more expensive. For those who can afford the pleasure, at this moment there are not many cars that do the job just as well as the 2014 RS5, and the only regret remains that Audi did not want to pay more attention to more modern turbo engine.