2017 Audi RS5 DTM race car: New year, new body

The 2017 Audi RS5 DTM race car has a wider, lower, more extreme version of the body used for the second generation RS5 coupe.

Credit: Audi Communications Motorsport

2017 Audi RS5 DTM race car - front

With the new extreme aerodynamics package, the 2017 RS5 DTM race car has new softer tires from Hankook, and standard suspension used across all DTM cars from all brands.

The 4-liter V8 remains, but now makes over 500hp (373kW). The new Audi RS5 DTM race car makes its racing debut in May at Hockenheim.

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Joshua Thompson

Joshua Thompson

News editor — Joshua deals with numbers for a living, but cars are his lifelong passion. He loves all, from his dream Stingray through to his first car, a Mercury Tracer.