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      01-16-2009, 11:45 AM   #1
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Cool Audi RS5 around the N-ring. Watch it!

http://www.autojunk.nl/clips/view/150939

Niceee !
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      01-16-2009, 11:49 AM   #2
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like the front bumper!
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      01-16-2009, 11:49 AM   #3
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sounds like a DCT or auto. lots of tire squeal but that thing is going fast as ballz.

the V8 sounds delish.
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      01-16-2009, 11:58 AM   #4
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supercharged v8?
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      01-16-2009, 12:05 PM   #5
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^^^

Not sure guys, but yeah it does sound like a DCT. I love the sound and cant believe how quick the car looks!!! This can make up for Audi's covered S4 that I heard might be the RS5 at Detroit
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front end looks good!
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OH MY GOD that is pure sex
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      01-16-2009, 02:53 PM   #8
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Looking very nice....will be fast around the ring with the 4WD
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those shifts are godly fast. this thing will rape hard.
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supercharged v8?
+1,

I am sure I heard a slight whine at the start as it pulled away.

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Not sure guys, but yeah it does sound like a DCT.
+1,

The is no doubt we are listening to a dual clutch gearbox.

Can tell if it's any quicker than the previous RS4 but the thing seems to corner very level which is usually a good sign of fine handling. The M3 might has met it's match around the ring if you disregard the beating the GTR gave it.
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      01-16-2009, 03:43 PM   #11
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it looks fast....and huge! I think the front could have been worked a little better tho.
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Did he get his lap run on "SUV DAY"?


I want one. Speed/Luxury.
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Does look big, but real sweet nonetheless.

What do you guys think this baby is gonna go for $$$$ wise?
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I cannot wait for this car.
I may pass on the m3
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      01-16-2009, 09:08 PM   #16
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Does look big, but real sweet nonetheless.

What do you guys think this baby is gonna go for $$$$ wise?
judging from their rs4 i would say over 80K and will have "dealer markup"
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judging from their rs4 i would say over 80K and will have "dealer markup"
i agree, id say the first few lines of production will be closer to 100k, maybe even upwards of that. hell, used b7 rs4s still sell for like 70k+
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i agree, id say the first few lines of production will be closer to 100k, maybe even upwards of that. hell, used b7 rs4s still sell for like 70k+
Used RS4 for 70k? More like 50s now.

But, that RS5 sounds Godly.

And my god those shifts...
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the rs4 didnt really appeal to me cos i am more of a coupe fan... but the RS5 is a beauty... might make me regret my choice
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Chris the only reason I waited for the RS5 is due the bad power output for the S5...
That was the only deciding factor between an s5 and m3... All the reviews I've seen say it drives amazing and (evo, etc) so I figured the R model is what I want.
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      01-17-2009, 12:43 PM   #21
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Used RS4 for 70k? More like 50s now.

But, that RS5 sounds Godly.

And my god those shifts...
Over here in the UK you can get a 2007 RS4 for 30k...for comparison a brand new M3 costs 50k
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Over here in the UK you can get a 2007 RS4 for 30k...for comparison a brand new M3 costs 50k
Want to be really depressed, a similar car to my sept'08 E92 M3 is currently being shown in a local dealers for £35K. Admittedly that a manual car but on comparison I looked at RS4 and £30K is at rock bottom for a '07 RS4, most are booking at £35K.

This is the price we pay for BMW's popularity because in the UK there is 20 M3 for every RS4 on sale.

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For those who are interested, DCT M3 are currently commanding about £3~5K more than manual M3s. At least in the UK.
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