The Audi RS5 was designed for those looking for a solid luxury sports car that was able to both preform and command attention. While originally only sold in a coupe model, the RS5 Cabriolet was demanded by customer just a little later, and attracted those drivers who love to travel with the top down and the air blowing. The new 2014 Audi RS5 Cabriolet is Audi’s latest model and is set to improve upon the overall performance of the Audi RS5. Below is a closer look at the new RS5 Cabriolet to see if it really performs as good as it looks.
The addition of the retractable soft roof that is fully insulated and padded makes the Cabriolet a total of 400 pounds heavier that its counterpart RS5 coupe. While any added weight is always a cause for concern that it might adversely affect the overall performance of the vehicle, this is not the case with the new RS5 Cabriolet. Car experts who have taken this model out for a test drive, say that the new 2014 Audi RS5 Cabriolet still provides a solid performance that matches that of the coupe model.
This solid performance is provided by its 4.2-liter V8 engine, with a seven-speed transmission and Audio’s own Quattro® all-wheel drive. This offers a horsepower of 450 with 317 lb/ft of torque. This gives the new RS5 enough power to accelerate from zero to 60 miles per hour in just 4.9 seconds, with a top out speed of 174 miles per hour. While this is not the fastest sport car on the market, it still provides plenty of speed for the road.
However, whatever this car lacks in acceleration, it more than makes up for in style and comfort. Just one look at the new Audi RS5 Cabriolet will tell you that this is a car designed for those who demand luxury. The fabric roof can be opened up in just 15 seconds, and can be done at a top speed of 35 miles per hour, and closed in about 17 seconds. This two-door, four-passenger sports car has a look all its own, with a single frame front grille sporting the Audi logo, Xenon headlights, LED taillights and fog lights, dual oval exhaust system, and a truck-mounted rear spoiler. You will certainly have no trouble getting attention in this car.
The interior of the new RS5 Cabriolet is equally impressive with Nappa leather seats and three-spoke heated flat bottom multifunction steering wheel. For added comfort, the driver and front passenger are treated with heated seats that offer a 12-way adjustable capabilities with driver memory. Other interior features include a three-zone climate control system, cruise control, rain sensing windshield wipers, and keyless enter, start and stop. Also included in the Audi connect® infotainment system that offer Wi-Fi hotspots, and is compatible with Sirius Radio, smartphone, iPad, and Bluetooth. The system includes touchscreen display and a 10-speaker sound system.
The new 2014 Audi RS5 Cabriolet may just be the right car that offers the great performance, comfort, and style you are looking for in a sport car. The only downside is its hug extra pounds that may slow the acceleration of the car down just slightly. However, all its other features are enough to grab anyone’s attention. In addition, the new RS5 comes with a ton of safety features, including multiple airbags, anti-lock brakes, Electronic stability control, traction control, brake assist, tire pressure monitoring, popup roll bar system in case of a rollover, parking assist with rear sensors, and an anti-theft system.
Sports car enthusiasts are definitely going to want to take this car out for a spin and find out for themselves just how well it performs. It is being listed for sales price of $77,900, which just goes to show that Audi has definitely placed this car in the luxury level. After just one test ride, you are certainly going to be able to see everything this great car has to offer. For more details please visit Exotic Car Rentals in Daytona Beach, FL.