“Mule” Audi RS5 seen during the tests


This month, Audi presented the new generation of S5 Coupe, and now auto-spies were able to photograph the “mule” high-performance version of RS5.

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The fact that we are in front of the RS, say the oval tailpipes, which are used only on these Audi models. You can also pay attention to the expanded wings.

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The novelty is developed on the platform MLB Evo, which will slightly reduce the mass of the car. Audi abandons the atmospheric 4.2-liter V8 engine, which is expected to install a 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged engine. In the S5, it produces 354 hp. (260 kW), while in RS5, a power output of about 450 hp is expected. (331 kW) thanks to an additional turbocharger.

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The official presentation of the novelty can take place in the second half of next year. Probably, Audi will decide to show the RS5 Coupe at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2017.