Growing up, we all knew that one family of high achievers. You know, representing their country in 6 sports while topping the year in every subject. Whatever the task, they just seemed to excel. Driving the Audi Sport range from Sydney to Bathurst, I happened to be in the presence of such a family. Let me introduce you to the RS\u2019s.\r\n\r\n\r\nYou\u2019ll also like:\r\nDas ist 3: Our Journey with Audi Winning Their 3rd Bathurst 12 Hour Race\r\nPushing the R8 to its Limits at the Audi Driving Experience\r\nElectric Concept Trucks \u2013 a Brave Proposal for Audi\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAudi RS5\r\nWe\u2019ll start with the newest member of the family, the RS5. A Gran Tourer in the traditional sense, the RS5 packs performance figures that would make most sport cars sweat. The new twin turbo power plant produces 331kW and 600 Nm of torque, making highway overtaking an effortless practice. The ride of the RS5 was hard to fault, adjustable damping and a sport tuned Quattro system kept the Coupe planted at both highway cruising and more animated mountain passes. Styling was refreshingly aggressive, with flared guards, large intakes and a rear diffuser, the RS5 is an understated athlete.\r\n\r\n\r\nAudi RS6\r\nThe RS6 may be the slightly older sibling with a larger bum, but it\u2019s still one of the most desirable cars on the planet. A handsome wagon with 445kW is impressive to say the least, but with the optional\u00a0Akrapovi?\u00a0Sports exhaust our Avant was fitted with, it was lunacy at its finest.700 Nm of torque will guarantee some nervous laughter from your passengers and most likely, yourself. Interior details were luminous while remaining tasteful and the 14-speaker sound system delivered a rockin that would drown out the inevitable knockin. The RS6 Avant is ridiculous in the best way possible and an older sibling that in many ways, still rules the roost.\r\n\r\n\r\nAudi TT RS\r\nThe drive from Bathurst to Sofala was some twisty back country that required strength and agility with enough brains to keep me on the road. Enter the TT RS. With 294 kW and much less weight than its older siblings, the TT radiated fun. The all-aluminium 5 cylinder 2.5 litre engine sang from corner to corner with a few snarls thrown in for good measure. Cornering was fast and predictable with the Quattro driveline taking care of any loose road surfaces and made short work of anyone trying to keep up. Steering was direct and precise and those massive front callipers washed off speed with ease and predictability.\r\n\r\n\r\nAudi RS3 Sportback\r\nNot to be outdone, the RS3 Sportback was also out to impress. It shares the same 5 cyclinder from the TT RS but is a much different performer entirely. Even though packing a bit more size and weight than the TT, the RS3 still pulls an impressive 0-100 time of 4.1 seconds. With 5 doors and a more affordable price tag the RS3 will be a popular choice amongst city dwellers.\r\n\r\n\r\nAudi RS8\r\nWhilst all of the Racing Sport Audi\u2019s were sensational performers, there is always one family member that loves the spotlight. The Audi R8 Spyder is superstar. Aesthetically it\u2019s low silhouette cuts an aerodynamic shape on the road and whilst it\u2019s lines are simple and elegant, it maintains a brutish posture. In a turbo-charged world, there is something refreshing about the sound of that 5.2 litre V10 barking over your shoulder. Apex to apex, you won\u2019t find many cars to match the R8 for fun and outright performance. Throw in a cloth roof that folds away in 20 seconds and a\u00a0Bang & Olufsen Sound System and you have a very striking supercar indeed.\r\n\r\nWhether it be a handsome styling, sports performance, luxury or an effective all-wheel drive system, the current Audi RS family has you covered. They are athletic yet humble, intelligent yet stacks of fun. Unlike most high achievers, this one bunch I\u2019d like to hang out with.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nYou\u2019ll also like:\r\nDas ist 3: Our Journey with Audi Winning Their 3rd Bathurst 12 Hour Race\r\nPushing the R8 to its Limits at the Audi Driving Experience\r\nElectric Concept Trucks \u2013 a Brave Proposal for Audi\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHave you subscribed to\u00a0Man of Many? You can also follow us on\u00a0Facebook,\u00a0Twitter,\u00a0Instagram, and\u00a0YouTube.