Audi USA releases pricing and information for 2013 RS5

The must anticipated pricing and details were released today by Audi USA. The 2013 Audi RS5 will start at $68,900. The RS 5 is powered by the potent 4.2L FSI engine that puts out 450HP and comes standard with Audi quattro and the sport differential. 

The base model will include the following features: 

  • 19″ 10-spoke forged wheels with 265/35 summer tires*
  • Audi drive select controls
  • Audi music interface with iPod® cable
  • Audi concert radio (1CD) with SIRIUS satellite radio
  • Audi xenon plus front lighting with LED DRLs & taillights
  • Auto-dimming interior mirror with compass
  • Auto-dimming, heated exterior mirrors 
  • RS-design Carbon Fiber inlays 
  • Color driver information system with trip computer 
  • Garage door opener (HomeLink®) 
  • Heated, 12-way power front seats with driver memory 
  • Preparation for mobile phone (Bluetooth®) 
  • 3-spoke flat-bottom steering wheel with shift paddles 
  • Audi adaptive light 
  • Audi advanced key 
  • Headlight washer system
  • RS exterior kit:
    • Wide-body design
    • Speed-activated rear spoiler
    • Matte Alu-optic mirror housings & grille
    • Dual oval-outlet exhaust, silver pipe finishers
    • V8 badging on front fenders, RS 5 logos on grille & trunk lid
  • Fine Nappa leather RS-embossed sport seats
  • Tire sealant / mobility kit with tools and car jack
  • Split-folding rear seatback
  • RS-specific sport suspension & brake system
  • Three-zone climate control
  • Tilting glass panel sunroof with retractable shade
  • Audi quattro with sports differential
  • Front and rear acoustic parking sensors
  • 174 mph top speed limiter


Audi MMI Navigation plus package $3550

  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System HDD 
  • Navi with voice control
  • 1 CD/DVD-player & HD radio 
  • MMI “high” control panel
  • Audi rearview camera 
  • Audi connect with online services

Driver Assist package $3,240

  • Audi adaptive cruise control 
  • Audi dynamic steering
  • Audi side assist

Titanium package $2500

  • Exterior mirror housings in body color (Alu-optic delete) 
  • 20″ 5-arm-Rotor-design wheels with 275/30 summer tires*
  • Black Optics kit (gloss black grille & matte black window trim)

20″ 5-arm-Rotor-design wheels, silver finish, with 275/30 summer tires  $1,000

Ceramic Front Brakes $6,000

Leather / Alcantara S Sport seats $750

Aluminum Race inlays  $0

Sports exhaust system with black finishers $1,000

Power rear window sunshade $350

Available standard colors include:

  • Phantom Black Pearl Effect
  • Panther Black Crystal Effect
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Suzuka Gray Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Prism Silver Crystal Effect
  • Misano Red Pearl Effect
  • Sepang Blue Pearl Effect

We will let you know when we get more information, for now, get on the list at your dealer! :)

10 Responses to “Audi USA releases pricing and information for 2013 RS5”

  1. 1 Jjd

    So the available colors are: black, black, grey, grey, white, silver, red, blue

    I count only two actual colors there. Where are the interesting colors like Solar Orange, Imola Yellow, Nogaro Blue?

  2. 2 MMM

    $6k for ceramic brakes? Yikes!

  3. 3 Murray

    Order goes in tomorrow…

  4. 4 Tony

    whats missing is Alu-Optic for $750.Other than that looks sweet deal:)

  5. 5 SMV

    so, shift paddles are standard? MT not an option on an RS car?

  6. 6 Peter

    Would really get excited if it was v6 twin turbo or 5 cyl variable vane turbo, or something to that effect…

  7. 7 John

    On AoA’s site, the only trans I see is the 7 speed S-Tronic. Sad for many, but the third pedal is not that big a deal to most.

  8. 8 NFTrix

    what about production numbers for the US? How long will the run be?

  9. 9 SoBe

    Weak… Same engine as the 2006 RS4, common Audi! MB, BMW, Cadi, all going forced induction…..

  10. 10 Bill

    I hope the optional sport seats are the Euro spec ones!
    And $6k for ceramic brakes is a bargain. Just look what Porsche charges! Or look at the cost to add ceramic brakes.
    Pricing puts it right in line with the Bimmer M3.

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