2018 Audi Sport RS 5 Coupe First-Drive Review: A go-anywhere grand-tourer

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The world’s moving towards turbochargers and Audi’s not immune to the change, and as a result, we have this new Audi-built 2.9-liter V6 twin-turbo engine. It’s at the heart of the 2018 Audi Sport RS 5 Coupe, described by Stephan Winkelmann, CEO of Audi Sport GmbH., as “the gran turismo among the RS models from Audi Sport.” That means “elegant aesthetics with high everyday usability,” something I got to test out in full on the roads of Andorra.

Normally I wouldn’t write up a review of a first drive car, but this RS 5 Coupe drive was no typical program. The challenge started with choosing a car, though that proved to be a no-brainer given that the new halo color is Sonoma Green Metallic. Unlike the gray with black optics package, or red with aluminum exterior trim, the green and black optics took some time to grow on me.

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