The Audi RS4 Avant and Audi RS5 have been dialled as much as provide enhanced dynamics and a louder soundtrack in new, limited-edition Competitors guise.
The hardcore new variants of the sports activities property and its coupé sibling will arrive in German dealerships in July, however Autocar understands Audi remains to be evaluating whether or not or to not convey the brand new arrivals to the UK.
The upgrades convey distinctive styling touches for every and a package deal of mechanical upgrades, with the pricier Competitors Plus package deal being most closely differentiated from the usual automobiles.
The Competitors automobiles are marked out by black badging, matt carbon-effect exterior trim and non-obligatory black wheels in a bespoke design, which will be wrapped in sticky Pirelli P Zero Corsa tyres.
The inside is equally decked out with black trim components.
It is the modifications to the chassis that almost all clearly set the Competitors aside, although.
The journey peak is lowered by 10mm over normal and will be introduced down an additional 10mm manually. The spring price has been elevated, the stabilisers stiffened and three-way adjustable dampers put in to “heighten the final driving expertise and assist shorten lap occasions”.
Audi claims an enhanced differential boosts dealing with efficiency additional, courtesy of a tweak to the facility unit that sends extra energy rearward in corners.
Energy from the automobiles’ twin-turbocharged 2.9-litre V6 stays at 444bhp, however straight-line tempo has been subtly improved, because the gearbox has been tuned to provide faster shifts.
The RS5 Competitors will get from 0-62mph in simply 3.8sec – a 0.1sec enchancment – whereas the RS4 Avant Competitors shaves 0.2sec off its dash time, at 3.9sec.
Rounding off the package deal is a bespoke RS sports activities exhaust with matt-black ideas, which is much less insulated from the cabin and thus “offers a “extra intense sound sample”.
A byproduct of this can be a small 8kg weight reduction.