ABT has declared the first of their Geneva Motor Show 2018 show cars. It absolutely was inevitable that a second generation ABT Audi RS5-R would emerge following the success of the first. Strictly restricted to only 50 copies, its expected to sell very well with modest power updates and a group of visual updates.
ABT has taken the most potent Audi A5 with its bi-turbo, 2.9-litre V6 power unit. Given it a new ABT Power electronic tune. In the process, they have released an additional 80 hp, boosting peak output to 530 hp from 450 hp. Maximum torque jumps by 15% from 600 Nm to 690 Nm. Performance from 0 to 100 km/h now registers at 3.6 seconds compared to a sluggish 3.9 seconds for the serial RS5.