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2023 Audi RS5 Competition Is Better, but It'll Cost You

The more potent RS5 is the car Audi should've built all along.

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Steven Ewing
Steven Ewing spent his childhood reading car magazines, making his career as an automotive journalist an absolute dream job. After getting his foot in the door at Automobile while he was still a teenager, Ewing found homes on the mastheads at Winding Road magazine, Autoblog and Motor1.com before joining the CNET team in 2018. He has also served on the World Car Awards jury. Ewing grew up ingrained in the car culture of Detroit -- the Motor City -- before eventually moving to Los Angeles. In his free time, Ewing loves to cook, binge trash TV and play the drums.
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Here's the new Audi RS5 Competition.

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This one's the Coupe, but you can also get the RS5 Competition in four-door Sportback guise.

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See? RS5.

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These 20-inch wheels are unique to the Competition.

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The wheels we'll get in the US are black, however.

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For the Competition package, Audi left the RS5's V6 alone.

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Carbon ceramic brakes are standard.

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The suspension changes make a huge difference.

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This is the RS5 Audi should've built all along.

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Keep scrolling for more photos.

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