Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k

Shaun · Sep 21, 2022 11:45 AM

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 01

  • Live photos of the MY-spec 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback
  • Updated with ACC
  • Priced at RM 809,655

You’re looking at the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback making its first public appearance in Malaysia. The Audi RS5 Sportback was updated earlier in the year, after the distributorship appointment of PHS Automotive for Audi cars.

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 02

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 03

A highlight of the update lies in the advanced driver-assistance systems, now with the inclusion of adaptive cruise control (ACC). The rest of the car remains largely identical to before when it was introduced around two years ago.

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 01

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 02

To recap, the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback is powered by a 2.9-litre twin-turbocharged V6 engine making 450 PS/600 Nm, mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission that sends power to all four wheels via the quattro system with sports differential.

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 03

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 04

0-100 km/h sprint time is claimed at 3.9 seconds while top speed is 280 km/h.

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 05

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 06

Exterior wise, it gets carbon fibre side mirror housings, gloss black treatment on the trims and badges, 20-inch five-spoke flag-style forged wheels wrapped in 275/30 profile rubbers, and matrix LED headlamps with dynamic turn signal.

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 07

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 08

There’s also the RS sports exhaust system and RS sports suspension Plus with Dynamic Ride Control.

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 09

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 10

Inside, it gets Fine Nappa leather upholstery with honeycomb stitching, 12-way electric front sport seats with electric lumbar support and memory function for the driver, virtual cockpit plus with additional RS layout, head-up display, and Bang & Olufsen sound system.

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 11

Not feeling the M3's grille? Here's the 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback in Malaysia, yours for RM 809k 12

The 2022 Audi RS5 Sportback is priced at RM 809,655 (OTR without insurance). It comes with a 5-year unlimited mileage warranty and a 3-year free maintenance package.

Interested parties may view the Audi RS5 Sportback in person at 1 Utama, New Wing, LG Oval from 21st to 25th September 2022.

Also read: Audi reminds us it's still around by getting in on the post-SST pricing announcements

Shaun

Writer

The quest for automotive knowledge began as soon as the earliest memories. Various sources information, even questionable ones, have been explored including video games, television, magazines, or even internet forums. Still stuck in that rabbit hole.

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