A face lifted version of ‘Audi RS5’ recently appeared on the ‘Facebook’ in June 2013. Audi has now introduced the model in the Indian car market in June. The sports coupe has undergone some interior and exterior modifications, which is likely to appeal the prospective customers. The model is priced at ‘Rs.29.28 lakhs’.
There is no change in the engine power of the model; the car still has 4.2 Litre ‘FSI engine’. The engine of this model can surge ahead in ‘4-5’ Seconds from ‘0’ to ‘100’ KMH. The top speed is ‘280’ KM/H. The clutch is 7-Speed ‘S tronic’ two type gearbox which is both automatic and manual.While there are no changes to the engine the exterior of the model is modified. The model now comes with slightly modified angular shaped Head Lamps, which are now sport a day time LEDs as well. The lights at the rear also has LED. Both the grille in front and bumpers, at both end of the car, are modified and have different shapes. The twenty inch alloy wheels also have new look.
The interior of the ‘Audi RS5’ have undergone some changes as well. The steering wheel now has 3 Spoke and a new design. The model has a new infomatic system; it now comes with the facility to connect ‘Bluetooth’ cell phones, and the cruising can be controlled electronically. The car has latest technology which runs ‘iPod’ as well as the usual tools. The air condition system is improved substantially. It is now more efficient and able to cool the entire interior very easily. The position of the mirrors can be changed easily and the model comes with electrical switch gear for the windows of the car.
The company hopes that this new model would be accepted by the general public. However, it faces stiff competition from already established luxury models like ‘BWW 6 Series’ and ‘Jaguar XFR’. Both these models have the same power as the new Audi RS5. There is also stiff competition from ‘CLS 350’ and ‘C63 AMG’, Mercedes models.