As we are all patiently waiting for the Audi RS5 to head on over to the US, tuners are already giving us the goods to want the RS5 even more. The Audi RS5’s V8 engine already develops a total of 450 HP, but the tuners from SKN didn’t seem to think that was enough for the little sports coupe. They managed to increase the power to an amazing 500 HP by adding a SKN Power Tuning Stage 2 and a Milltek stainless steel exhaust system "Hockenheim Edition" with throttle control, including motor sports Cat/Cat replacement pipe.
Not only did they recalibrate the ECU unit, but the tuners from SKN are also offering a SKN optimized BILSTEIN PSS10 suspension system that is teamed up with 20-inch BBS CH-R wheels wrapped in Pirelli P-Zero tires. The tuner is also offering Light Alloy Wheel Spacers.
However, despite the power increase, the tuner revealed nothing about the car’s new performance numbers. We know the standard Audi RS5 sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds and has a top speed that is limited to 155 mph, but can be increased to 173 mph. We can only expect that the SKN RS5 will receive even better numbers.
Video and press release after the jump.
With more than 500 HP the SKN RS 5 ² finally produces the joy of riding on the road, which was promised by the manufacturer. The SKN tuning package is exactly the approach to the vulnerability of the original RS 5 and mutates it into a Powercar with extreme properties!
Tuning package consisting of:
- SKN Power Tuning Stage 2
- Milltek stainless steel exhaust system “Hockenheim Edition” with throttle control, including motor sports Cat / Cat replacement pipe
- SKN optimized BILSTEIN PSS10 suspension system – adjustable in height & damping
- Rims: BBS CH-R 10.5 x 20 ”
- Tires: Pirelli P-Zero in 285/30 ZR 20 ”
- SKN Light Alloy Wheel Spacers
- SKN Tuning warranty – MotorProtect36