Mark Jones
Road Test Editor
3 minute read
25 Jun 2021
8:02 am

Audi RS4 Avant and RS5 Coupe worthy rivals for BMW and Mercedes-AMG

Mark Jones

Ingolstadt's latest high-performance offerings might not top the time sheets anymore, but the overall packaging makes for serious good value compared to rivals.

Audi RS 4 Avant in Tango Red.

Audi South Africa did a mostly static, VIP customer, RS launch event just a few months ago, where they unveiled a host of new or refreshed models. I recently got to spend some seat time in two of these high-performance siblings from Ingolstadt, the Audi RS4 Avant and RS5. Seat time of course means that I just didn’t get to look at them. I got to drive them. I would love to say that I ran them through our road test program, but with shortened test drive slots, it was impossible to secure track time and have a look at...