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Double champion: Audi RS 5 DTM

Audi RS 5 DTM on the racetrack

The Audi RS 5 DTM was the car to beat in the DTM’s Class 1 era. With its turbocharged engine, the RS 5 DTM powered the brand with the four rings to victory in all three of the DTM championship titles for two years in a row: 2019 and 2020. The thoroughbred racecar ended its final season in 2020 by winning 16 of 18 races, a triumphed farewell for Audi as a factory entrant in the DTM.





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from 0 to 100 km/h

Highlights of the Audi RS 5 DTM

Steering wheel

The Audi RS 5 DTM is a purpose-built racecar with the aesthetics of the Audi RS 5 Coupé.

  • The basis of the 2020 model year Audi RS 5 DTM corresponds to the 2019 champion car, as per the Class 1 regulations
  • Maximum safety thanks to the combination of the carbon fibre monocoque and steel roll cage
  • Highly-efficient turbocharged four-cylinder engine with approx. 580 hp power output
  • Extra 60 hp with the Push-to-Pass system
  • Vehicle weight of under 1,000 kilogrammes
  • Top speed of approx. 300 km/h

in detail

Audi RS 5 DTM
Audi RS 5 DTM
Audi RS 5 DTM

Technical data

  Audi RS 5 DTM Audi RS 5 Coupé
Vehicle type Class 1 racecar Two-door Coupé
Engine Inline four cylinder engine with petrol direct fuel injection (TFSI) Biturbo V6 gasoline engine
Cubic capacity 2,000 cc 2,894 cc
Power Approx. 580 hp; approx. 60 hp extra with Push-to-Pass system 450 hp
Torque Over 650 Nm 600 Nm
Type of drive Rear-wheel drive quattro permanent all-wheel drive
Transmission Semi-automatic 6-speed transmission with paddle shift 8-speed tiptronic
Dimensions 4,958 (incl. rear wing) / 1,950 / 1,150
Length / Width / Height (mm)
4,723 / 1,861 / 1,360
Length / Width / Height (mm)
Minimum weight 986 kg (without driver) 1,655 kg (without driver)
Fuel cell capacity 120 l 58 l
0–100 km/h Approx. 2.8 seconds 3.9 seconds
Top speed Approx. 300 km/h 250 km/h (optionally 280 km/h)

Audi RS 5 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined*: 8.7 l/100kmCO₂ emissions, combined*: 199 g/km

Audi RS 5 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined*: 8.7 l/100kmCO₂ emissions, combined*: 199 g/km

Audi RS 5 DTM on the racetrack
Audi RS 5 DTM on the racetrack

DTM 07/22/2020

With safety again in front

The newly developed HYLO system from Audi provides significantly more safety on all DTM racing cars for the 2020 season.

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