2021 Audi RS 5 Sportback features:
Exterior design and body
  • Clean, minimalistic, and functional: The RS 5 Coupé** and RS 5 Sportback** speak the new RS design ...
2021 Audi RS 5 Sportback features:
Exterior design and body
  • Clean, minimalistic, and functional: The RS 5 Coupé** and RS 5 Sportback** speak the new RS design language
  • Wider, flatter Singleframe in gloss black with three-dimensional honeycomb structure
  • New front and rear bumper and new sill trims
  • Matrix LED headlight as standard, optional RS-specific darkened Matrix LED headlight with Audi laser light
  • Gloss black styling package, aluminum matt and carbon for individual differentiation, gloss black is standard
  • Audi rings and RS badges with black design upon request
  • Coupé with CFRP roof on request; reduces weight by 4 kg (8.8 lb)
  • Exhaust system with two large oval tailpipes, RS sport exhaust system with black tailpipe trims
  • Length: Coupé 4,723 mm (185.9 in), Sportback 4,783 mm (188.3 in)
  • Width: Coupé 1,866 mm (73.5 in), Sportback 1,866 mm (73.5 in)
  • Height: Coupé 1,372 mm (54.0 in), Sportback 1,387 mm (54.6 in)
  • Wheelbase: Coupé 2,766 mm (108.9 in), Sportback 2,826 mm (111.3 in)

Interior and controls

  • Interior kept in black, RS design package in red or gray brings color to the interior
  • RS sport seats as standard with fine Nappa leather covers on request
  • New operating concept: Free-standing 10.1-inch MMI touch display and acoustic feedback; “RS Monitor” view provides information about temperature status
  • On request, Audi virtual cockpit plus and head-up display with RS-specific information, such as g-meter, shift light, oil temperature, tire pressure, tire temperature

Engine and transmission

  • 2.9 TFSI V6 twin-turbo with 331 kW (450 PS) output at engine speeds of 5,700 to 6,700 rpm and 600 Nm (442.5 lb-ft) of torque within a wide engine speed range of 1,900 to 5,000 rpm
  • Sporty, direct responsiveness thanks to both turbochargers being positioned within the inside V of the engine
  • 0–100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.9 seconds, 0–200 km/h (124.3 mph) in 13.7 seconds; top speed of 280 km/h (174.0 mph) with RS dynamic package
  • Eight-speed tiptronic, quattro permanent all-wheel drive with self-locking center differential: Front/rear power distribution of 40:60 as standard and optionally 70:30 or 15:85
  • Electronic Stabilization Control (ESC) with three modes and wheel-selective torque control
  • Optional sport differential for distributing drive forces to the rear axle
  • RS 5 Coupé: Consumption according to WLTP, 9.1 l (2.4 US gal) per 100 km (62.1 mi) (emissions of 208 g of CO2 per kilometer (0.6 mi))
  • RS 5 Sportback: Consumption according to WLTP, 9.2 l (2.4 US gal) per 100 km (62.1 mi) (emissions of 209 g of CO2 per kilometer (0.6 mi))


  • RS sport suspension as standard, on request, sport suspension plus design with hydraulic Dynamic Ride Control and three-way variable damping
  • Progressive steering as standard, dynamic steering as an additional option
  • Audi drive select dynamic handling system with two new individually configurable RS modes; control directly via the “RS MODE” button on the steering wheel
  • Wheels in 19-inch format or 20-inch format; three new 20-inch designs
  • Steel brake discs with a diameter of 375 mm (14.8 in) at the front and 330 mm (13.0 in) at the rear as standard
  • On request, carbon fiber ceramic brakes with six-piston fixed calipers and perforated brake discs on the front axle with a diameter of 400 mm (15.7 in); red or blue brake calipers on request


  • Up-to-date: new third-generation modular infotainment platform (MIB 3) brings a new operating concept on board
  • Top infotainment system MMI Navigation plus with many new navigation functions
  • Audi connect with numerous tailor-made online services
  • More than 30 driver assist systems available individually or in packages

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2.9 TFSI V6 twin-turbo
443 hp
331 kW
Top speed:
174 mph (280 km/h)
0 - 100 km/h (0 - 62 mph):
3.9 seconds
Sports | sportback

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