FROM July, Audi Australia will supply new competitors packages for its RS4 Avant and RS5 mannequin traces comprising coilover suspension, differential upgrades, sticky Pirelli Corsa P Zero tyres and a sports activities exhaust system promising to supply prospects a “extra emotional driving expertise”.
Out there as RS competitors and RS competitors plus bundles, the packages comprise an array of efficiency options, and inside and exterior design adjustments that bestow the RS4 Avant, in addition to Coupe and Sportback variants of the RS5, with an excellent edgier perspective.
The manually adjustable ‘RS sport suspension professional’ package deal allows prospects to decrease their car by 10mm from the already diminished manufacturing facility experience peak, taking a complete of 20mm from the experience peak of the respective collection normal of every mannequin.
With the next spring price, three-way adjustable dampers and stiffer stabilisers, Audi says the mixture will heighten the final driving expertise whereas additionally serving to to scale back lap instances.
The coilover suspension is adjustable in peak, compression and rebound ranges to supply “extra exact and agile dealing with” in order that the RS4 Avant and RS5 might higher exploit its elevated competitors pack high pace of 290km/h (up from 250km/h).
In sustaining a sportier focus, the RS4 Avant and RS5 competitors pack options diminished sound insulation on the firewall to permit a “subsequent stage sound expertise” from the three.0-litre bi-turbo V6 engine.
Each fashions proceed to output 331kW/600Nm and ship a 0-100km/h time of simply 3.9 and three.8 seconds respectively – an enchancment of 0.2 and 0.1 seconds over the usual variants.
Mounted ratio dynamic steering (1:13.1) and quattro sport differential are ruled by a revised management module, the transmission management unit additionally receiving up to date software program to scale back gear shift instances.
The anti-lock braking software program can be enhanced to take full benefit of the RS ceramic braking system which helps the RS4 Avant and RS 5 to cease two metres shorter than the spinoff variants when braking from 100km/h.
Sebring Black paint is obtainable on the RS4 Avant and RS 5 for the primary time and each variants could also be additional optioned with high-sheen competitors wheels in Phantom Black and with P Zero Corsa excessive efficiency tyres.
The RS competitors package deal, which is priced at €7875 ($A11,870) contains a high pace improve to 290km/h, RS sports activities exhaust system plus, black exterior styling package deal plus, Matrix LED headlights (Audi Laser Mild on RS5), 20-inch five-Y-spoke alloy wheels with Pirelli rubber, Dinamica microfibre and leather-based mixture upholstery, controls in Alcantara and LED entry lights with RS competitors brand projection.
The unique Carbon Matte Optics Bundle sees elements together with the wing mirrors, entrance blade, facet flaps, sill extensions and rear diffuser trimmed in a carbon matte end. These options could also be completed in Shiny Carbon for an addition cost.
In the meantime, the €11,875 ($A17,895) RS competitors plus package deal provides the quattro sport differential, RS sport suspension professional and dynamic steering.
Native pricing for the competitors and competitors plus packages will likely be introduced shortly. In Australia, the Audi RS 4 Avant is priced from $155,400 plus on-road prices whereas the RS 5 begins at $158,800 plus ORCs.