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2015 Audi RS5 Coupe/Cabriolet Preview

Pros: Everything you love about the A5 and S5 -- design, Quattro, driveability -- pumped up to the absolute max for optimum performance.

Cons: If there has to be one, I suppose it would be that there are only two doors, making rear seat access a little difficult at times. 

2015 Audi RS5 Coupe/Cabriolet Price and Fuel Economy: The 2015 Audi RS5 Coupe and Cabriolet are only available in one trim each, and only with one transmission: S Tronic. 

  • 2015 Audi RS5 4.2 TFSI $82,900
  • 2015 Audi RS5 Cabriolet 4.2TFSI $94,900

When it comes to fuel efficiency, the 2015 Audi RS5 Coupe and Cabriolet share similar numbers, but they aren’t exactly the same. 

The Coupe’s fuel ratings are 14.9L/100km in the city and 10.1L/100km on the highway. On the other hand, the RS5 Cabriolet’s ratings are 14.8L/100km in the city and 10.6L/100km on the highway. 

Changes and Improvements: Since it was unveiled at Worthersee in 2013, the the Audi RS5 Coupe and Cabriolet have seen no major changes. 

Powertrain: The same fabulous engine resides in both the 2015 Audi RS5 Coupe and Cabriolet, and that is a 4.2L V8 that pumps out 450 horsepower and 317 lb-ft of torque. 

Power is sent to all four wheels via Audi’s renowned Quattro system, and a 7-speed S Tronic automatic transmission controls it all in both models. 

Cargo Capacity: The 2015 Audi RS5 Coupe offers up 351L of trunk space, while the Cabriolet drops that number to 288L. 

Safety: The 2015 Audi RS5 Coupe and Cabriolet are both equipped with every manner of standard safety equipment and airbags including ABS, electronic stabilization program, tire pressure monitoring system, EBD, and in the event of a collision sensors will automatically unlock the doors. 

Comparing the 2015 Audi RS5 Coupe/Cabriolet: BMW M5, Dodge Charger SRT8, Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG, Subaru WRX STI.