15 October 2010
90-second verdict

Audi's new RS5 super-coupe looks every bit the modern-day version of the original Ur-Quattro. And thirty years on, the concept of a fast four-seat, two-door Audi has matured into something very serious indeed. Power comes from a 4.2-litre V8 packing 444bhp; it's good for a 0-62mph time of 4.6sec and a top speed of 174mph. Here, Vicky Parrott puts it the test in the latest of our quick-fire 90-second video reviews.

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2 February 2013

Unfortunately, while the steering is nicely weighted, it still takes a good deal of manhandling to get the front of the car to change direction; an M3 feels far more agile. Sad

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