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Audi A4 RS4 (05-08) - rated 5 out of 5
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PROS

Superb performance, understated looks, safe handling

CONS

Thirsty V8 engine, high running costs

PROS

Superb performance, understated looks, safe handling

CONS

Thirsty V8 engine, high running costs

Audi A4 RS4 rivals

Lexus
IS F
4 out of 5 4.0

Available as a saloon, estate and convertible, Audi's ultimate A4, the RS4, is powered by a huge 4.2-litre V8 engine with a whopping 414bhp. This gives it a 0-60mph time of less than five seconds and allied to a howling soundtrack from the FSI engine and four exhaust pipes, it makes driving one an intoxicating experience. The RS models have long had a cult following and this one is no exception.

It's not cheap to buy or run, but if you want a less brash and overt alternative to the BMW M3, look no further.

Audi A4 RS4 rivals

Lexus
IS F
4 out of 5 4.0

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