Almost 1300 Miles and Rollin’

After taking some pre-dawn pictures yesterday morning, I noticed that I have almost clocked in 1300 miles on Dalek-5 and started thinking how the S5 has been as a daily driver compared to my old 2004 Audi A4. Outside of the performance and handling differences (354 HP versus 220 HP, 325 ft-lb of torque versus 221 ft-lb) and loads of …

S5: The Rear Seat is No Place for Me

While I wouldn’t have any reason for ever sitting in the back seats of an A5 or S5 coupe, I needed to get some cling stickers put up on the rear side window. Initially, I thought it would be easier to get into the back, sit down and properly align the stickers. Well… getting into the rear set was relatively …

Four Days In

It has been four full days since I’ve taken my Audi S5 home and I’ve clocked in over 330 miles since. Before I go into some more detail, I want to note that the S5 is my first car with a manual transmission. A couple of weeks prior to picking up the S5, a co-worker graciously helped me learn how to …

Dalek-5 Has Arrived!

A couple of months ago, I placed an order for an item that I gave a codename of “Dalek-5”. Until this post, I have not mentioned what this item is. What is this “Dalek-5”? Well, it is a 2011 Audi S5. Being a big Doctor Who fan, I decided to christen my new car, Dalek, and the five represents the numeral in …