The 2021 Audi RS 5 Coupe (above) and Sportback are powered by a 444 horsepower 2.9-liter V6 TFSI® bi-turbo engine paired with an eight-speed Tiptronic transmission directing the power of the engine to the permanent quattro all-wheel drive which takes the RS 5 Coupe from 0 to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds and 3.8 for the Sportback to a top track speed of 155 mph, or to 174 mph with the Ascari launch edition for both variants. New for 2021, the RS 5 Coupe and Sportback are available in the Ascari and Black optic launch editions. The 2021 Audi RS 5 Coupe starts at $76,145 (including $1,045 destination charge), RS 5 Sportback at $76,445, RS 5 Coupe Ascari launch edition at $96,645, RS 5 Sportback Ascari launch edition at $96,945, and the Audi RS 5 Coupe and Sportback Black optic launch editions start at $88,445. In addition to exterior design changes, 2021 updates include as standard, Matrix-design LED headlights with Audi laser light, and LED taillights with dynamic turn signals and animation. The standard LED lighting plus package offers more than 30 different color combinations for greater customization of the interior. The new MIB 3 infotainment system offers drivers a 10.1” touch screen and enhanced computing power.