• Audi RS5 Cabriolet

    Audi RS5 Cabriolet -

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  • Audi RS5 Cabriolet

    Audi RS5 Cabriolet -

    Image courtesy of Audi

Key facts

2012 Audi RS5 Cabriolet information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 4/5 seats
How long?
4649 mm
How heavy?
1995 kg
What size engine?
4.2 litre, 4163 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
450 PS / 444 bhp / 331 kW @ 8250 rpm
How much torque?
430 Nm / 317 / 43.8 kgm @ 4000-6000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.9 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
How economical?
14.6/8.5/10.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/overall
What carbon dioxide emissions?
249.0 CO2 g/km


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2012 Audi RS5 Cabriolet technical specifications


Audi RS5 Cabriolet is an automobile that has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet type body with a front mounted engine delivering power to all four wheels.
Its 8 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 4.2 litres. In this application it produces power and torque figures of 444 bhp (450 PS/331 kW) at 8250 rpm and 430 Nm (317 lbft/43.8 kgm) at 4000-6000 rpm respectively.
This power is transmitted to the wheels by means of a 7 speed automatic gearbox.
The stated weight at the kerb is 1995 kg.
It is said to be able to attain a maxiumum speed of 250 km/h (155 mph), claimed fuel consumption is 14.6/8.5/10.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/overall, and carbon dioxide emissions are 249.0 g/km.
2012 Audi RS5 Cabriolet data
2012 Audi RS5 Cabriolet data
Body type4/5 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2751 108.3
Track/tread (front) 1586 62.4
Track/tread (rear) 1582 62.3
Length 4649 183
Width 1860 73.2
Height 1380 54.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1995 kg 4398 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 61 litres 13.4 UK Gal 16.1 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.34
Frontal area 2.18
CdA 0.74
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Audi
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.2 litre
4163 cc
(254.042 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.5 × 92.8 mm
3.33 × 3.65 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 450 PS (444 bhp) (331 kW)
at 8250 rpm
Specific output 106.7 bhp/litre
1.75 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 430 Nm (317 ft·lb) (43.8 kgm)
at 4000-6000 rpm
Specific torque 103.29 Nm/litre
1.25 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 12.3:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1298 kPa (188.3 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 520.38 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 225.65 PS/g
165.96 kW/g
222.56 bhp/ton
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.03 kg/kW
10.06 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 14.6/8.5/10.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/overall
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km14.6/8.5/10.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/overall
km per litre6.8/11.8/9.3 km/l urban/extra-urban/overall
UK MPG19.3/33.2/26.4 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/overall
US MPG16.1/27.7/22.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/overall
Carbon dioxide emissions 249.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 248.24 g/km
VED band (UK) L
CO2 Effizienz (DE) F
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 9J x 19
Wheel size rear 9J x 19
Tyres front 265/35 R 19
Tyres rear 265/35 R 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 7 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.62
Final drive ratio 4.38
general ID298452
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 35.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Audi RS5 Cabriolet added 2012-12-05.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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