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Audi RS 5 DTM on the racetrack

The car to beat: the 2019 version of the Audi RS 5 DTM incorporates the newest innovations of the new DTM era. With new turbocharged engines, more power and reduced weight, the RS 5 DTM powered the brand with the four rings to victory in all three of the DTM championship titles in the 2019 season.


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

  • Maximum safety thanks to the combination of the carbon fibre monocoque and steel roll cage
  • Highly-efficient turbocharged four-cylinder engine with more than 610 hp power output
  • Extra 30 hp with the Push-to-Pass system
  • Vehicle weight of under 1,000 kilogrammes
  • Top speed of up to 300 km/h




  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 More than 610 hp; approx. 30 hp extra with Push-to-Pass system 450 hp
Torque More than 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)

Fuel consumption combined*: 9.1–9 l/100kmCO₂-emissions combined*: 206 g/km

Fuel consumption combined*: 9.1–9 l/100kmCO₂-emissions combined*: 206 g/km

René Rast and Roland Löwisch
René Rast and Roland Löwisch

DTM 10/23/2019

At the wheel of the champion

German motoring journalist Roland Löwisch tested DTM Champion René Rast’s Audi RS 5 DTM – and is highly impressed with the first championship-winning car of the new turbo generation.

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