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2019 Audi RS5 Sportback is sharp but not shouty

With looks that err on the conservative side and a powertrain that just won't quit, the RS5 Sportback is definitely a keeper.

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As it turns out, there's such a thing as a car that's too good. 

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Most of the quality cars out there, at any price, still carry a few notable flaws that remind you humans are still in charge of building these things.

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Rarely does a car come along that makes you wonder if the entire development team was replaced with impossibly scrutinous robots. 

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The 2019 Audi RS5 Sportback is one such car, and its valedictorian antics are almost frustrating in their pitch-perfect execution.

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It might sound counterintuitive to be aggravated by a car being too good, but that's how I felt after a week with the RS5 Sportback. 

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Whether it's getting a little loosey-goosey in the curves or being so loud it can wake the neighborhood, it's those minutiae that prevent a car from feeling like it was built by unfeeling automatons. 

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The RS5 is the closest I've ever come to a car built for robots, by robots.

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Nevertheless, it's hard to recommend anything else.

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