2018 Audi RS5 Convertible Looks Good in the Rendering. 2018 Audi RS5 Coupe has been spotted doing some street test, yet up to this day the fate of the convertible version, RS 5 Cabriolet, has not been decided. But if Audi follows its usual formula, we can rest assured that the convertible will definitely follow its coupe counterpart and go into production. We are just not sure when the time will come. While waiting for Audi to announce the good news, X-Tomi rendering can give us a glimpse of what RS5 Cabriolet will look like.
2018 Audi RS5 Cabriolet Specifications
Exterior, Interior redesign
So, from the rendering, it is obvious that new 2018 Audi RS5 Cabriolet will retain its signature strong and brash styling. Consequently, this car gets new aggressive bumper as well as the larger front grille and air intakes. Small revisions but very on point and certainly make a statement.
Furthermore, this 2018 RS5 convertible will also feature new wheels with the sportier vibe, a pair of oval tailpipes and also Audi RS5 badges. Meanwhile, it seems like the interior will not get any significant changes. But, it possibly will come with some new technologies and features.
Engine — 2018 Audi RS5 Convertible / cabriolet
There is no information regarding the engine yet. But it seems like the 3.0L V6 engine with two turbochargers can help fulfilling people’s expectation about this speedy convertible. This engine is capable of delivering 500 HP. Hence this car can be a strong rival for BMW M4 Convertible and also Mercedes AMG C63.
However, if we go deeper to the rumor mill, there are some information stating that RS5 Cabriolet will be powered by 2017 Porsche Panamera 4S powerplant. It means, 2.9 L twin turbo V6 engine is possible to come under the hood of this convertible.
That engine has 440 PS, 550 Nm of torque and the 0-62 mph time is only around 4 seconds. Maybe 4.0 L engine from Panamera Turbo is more up RS 5’s Cabriolet alley especially because of its 500 HP output.
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However, the 2.9 L engine is a more feasible option since it can reduce fuel consumption and help this car to adjust with the newest emission regulation.
2018 Audi RS5 Convertible Price and Launching Date
Audi RS5 coupe version will be launched in March next year during the Geneva Motor Show. If 2018 RS5 Cabriolet gets an okay to go into production, we can expect it to be launched several months after the coupe. So, let’s just cross our finger that this super-fast convertible will see the light of day in the near future.
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