Saturday, October 13, 2012

Video: Closer look to the Audi RS5 quattro

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By Tarek Ramchani

Audi Sport Italia introduced the brand new Audi RS5 quattro this year for the International Superstars Series, replacing the old and all conquering RS4 B7. It is being run by three teams, in addition to Audi Sport Italia, Kristoffersson Motorsport (KMS) from Sweden and MTM the famous German tuner are also racing the cars. Since the start of the season, the car has clearly proved to be one of the best in the entire field as it is leading the overall driver's points standings with Johan Kristoffersson.

The Superstars Series is exclusively open for V8 powered cars which are either four-dour Sedans or two-door Coup├ęs like the RS5. The engine has to be very close to the production based unit. In the RS5 is the 4.2L V8 which produces around 450 bhp.

The design and the shape of the car has divided the fans. Many liked it as a very aggressive car, yet other saw it as an ugly design mainly for the imposing front grill. Here is a video giving you a closer look at the RS5.