In January, popular Indian playback singer Krishnakumar Kunnath better known as KK bought a new RS5 Sportback. He opted for the Tangy Red paint scheme. The RS5 is one of the best looking 4-door sports coupes. Now, the RS5 was spotted on the roads of Mumbai.
The video is uploaded on YouTube by CS 12 Vlogs and we can see the RS5 clearly. Audi RS5 is priced at Rs. 1.04 Crores ex-showroom. We do not know much about the cars owned by KK. However, the RS5 indicates that KK does have a good taste in cars.
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Audi RS5 comes with a 2.9-litre V6 petrol engine that has been twin-turbocharged. It puts out 450 PS of max power and a peak torque output of 600 Nm. The engine comes mated to an 8-speed torque converter automatic transmission that drives all the wheels through Audi’s Quattro all-wheel-drive system. Being a sports coupe, Audi has tuned the Quattro system to send 60 percent of the power to the rear wheels in normal driving conditions. The RS5 can hit a ton in just 3.9 seconds and has a top speed of 250 kmph which is electronically limited. It goes against BMW M3 and Mercedes-Benz AMG C63.
Being an “RS” model, the RS5 looks very aggressive. It gets a huge hexagonal grille, muscular bumper and RS5 badging on the grille. Audi always does great looking headlamps and RS5 is no exception. On the sides, there are alloy wheels, frame-less doors and a fastback design. We do not get many fastback vehicles nowadays, so RS5 does stand out from the crowd.
Despite being a sports coupe, there are plenty of creature comforts. You get a digital instrument cluster that Audi calls Virtual Cockpit. Being an RS model, there is an RS-specific view mode also that shows the tachometer horizontally. There is three-zone climate control, ambient lighting, a panoramic sunroof and heated and auto-dimming outside rearview mirrors. There is a flat-bottom steering wheel, a touchscreen infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, keyless entry, push-button to start/stop the engine, cruise control, rear parking camera, Parking Aid Plus, a multi-function steering wheel and much more.
The dashboard layout is quite simple with a design that looks like the air vents spread all the way across the dashboard. There are RS-specific seats that get diamond stitching and electric adjustment. RS seats are more sporty than the regular seats, they keep the person in place while he is going through the corners but they are comfortable enough for long journeys too.
For safety, you get ISOFIX child seat mounts, side airbags in front and curtain airbags, seat belt reminders, a tool kit, front and rear disc brakes, a tyre pressure monitoring system, engine immobilizer, speed limiter, hill hold assist and much more.
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