During a recent interview Audi Quattro General Manger of Development Stephan Reil talked about the company’s plans for the US market. It seems that next to the TT-RS, America is likely to have even more performance-oriented RS models. First of them will be the RS5, set to come here in 2012 as a 2013 model. The delay is caused by an update that is prepared for the entire A5 line-up. A new RS4 is possible to be revealed next year.

But the SUVs in Audi’s line-up will not receive an RS version. According to Mr. Reil, the letters ’RS’ stand for "ultimate performance, driving dynamics, and what is technically possible for a SUV." The only SUV that could be considered for this update is the Q7 V12 TDI but it weights to much and it can not hit the’ driving dynamics’ bar. Also the A8 won’t get a RS package; it is just too big.


Source: MotorTrend

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  (666) posted on 10.3.2010

Nice work, Audi. I’m not a fan but this is one hot design... And so are a couple of your other recent ones. You must be sharing designers with VW as they’re getting it together too as of late.

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