A standard Audi RS5 is powered by a turbocharged V8 engine with a total output of 450 HP at 8250 rpm and 317 lb-ft of torque between 4,000 and 6,000 rpm. That’s quite impressive for a luxury sports coupe, but apparently not impressive enough for German tuner, Senner, who believed that the car could do much better than that.
So, with a new valve-controlled stainless steel exhaust system and adjusted zero-pressure monitoring, the output has been increased to 506 HP and 478 NM of torque. With these new numbers the RS5 will sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds, while top speed has been increased to 173 mph.
Next to the engine upgrade, the tuner is also offering a new Bilstein coilover kit, called the B16 PSS10, that allows for 10-stage adjustable damping, shiny black 245 carbon fabric, additional front grille, and window frames in the Black Edition. The package is finished by a new set of 20" wheels painted in diamond black polish.
Press release after the jump.
The experienced team of the Senner Tuning AG Company from Ingelheim willingly undertakes any possible challenges. This time it was an Audi RS5 again - undertake a great power increase - the most powerful versionof the model. And as Benno Senner never leaves things to chance, there was not an unexpected result.
The Bilstein coilover kit, called B16 PSS10, allows for 10-stage adjustable damping in both the compression and rebound cycles. For the demonstration purposes, different left and right rims of the vehicle were coated with respective coating: diamond black polish in dimensions of 9.5 x 20 inch at the front and 11x20-inch at the rear. Driver side spider SC1 and passenger side Varianza T1S admire everyone with the Vredestein Ultrac Sessanta (XL) front 255/30R20 and rear 295/25R20 wheels.
To increase performance, the valve-controlled stainless steel exhaust system was added, and zero-pressure monitoring was adjusted. As a resultof such modification, the 4.2-liter V8 FSI engine, which has already provided 331 KW / 450 hp / 430 Nm ability, accelerated from 0 to 100 km /h in 4.6 seconds and provided an electronically limited top speed of 250 km / h, now provides 372 kW / 506 hp / 478 Nm and a sprint from 0 to100 km / h in 4.2 seconds. The maximum speed limit has been raised to 280 km / h. It is possible to reach even 300 km / h, of course, only with changed tires.
In a kind of elegance, the outer shell of the Audi features mirrors in shiny black 245 carbon fabric, additional front grille and window framesin the Black Edition. With regard to the electronics, it should be mentioned a power converter for amplifying the electronic gas signal andthe possibility of DVD-activation while driving. In addition, optional carbon fiber and custom leather trim are available on request.
The total cost of the complete vehicle is about 113.900 €, the cost of reconstruction is 18.900 € including taxes and TÜV-registration. Incidentally, Senner Tuning AG also gladly assists in the purchase of new vehicles, and also addresses issues with regard to financing and/or leasing.