Updated coupe Audi A5 2017 model year caught in camera lenses during testing at the legendary Nurburgring racetrack. Judging by spy photos, future car will have a revolutionary design changes, aggressive front bumper, a massive grille and swept-back led headlamps.
2017 Audi A5 release date
Company representatives stated that their new product will go on sale with a range of different petrol and diesel powertrains. In Europe, the new model will probably come out on the market called the A5 Sportback, and the beginning of production is scheduled for August 2017.
Release date: late-mid 2017
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2017 Audi A5 new platform
Audi is in no hurry to disclose the details, but it is assumed that the model is based on the MLB Evo platform and will weigh about 100 kg less than its predecessor.
During Assembly of the body and many other parts of the car used high-strength steel, aluminum and composite materials, thanks to which, according to the company, new weight was reduced by 220 pounds compared to the previous model.
In technical terms, the changes occurred significantly more. A5 built on a modified platform MLB, in which the constructions used more light metals and alloys. Basic “five” in comparison with its predecessor, was on 60 kg lighter.
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2017 Audi A5 redesign
Despite the fact that the body of the prototype of A5 Audi Coupe 2017 new generation wears tight camouflage, we can already discern some of the details. So, the car will receive some new design direction, which we will soon see on the sedan A4 B9. In addition, the exterior mirrors will move to the door. The car has a smooth roofline and a stylish rear end with a neat aerodynamic spoiler, integrated into the lid of the Luggage compartment.
Audi A5 second generation drew Marc Lichte, who became the chief designer of the brand in 2014. As acknowledged by Walter de Silva, who created the look of the first “five”, the Audi Coupe – is the most successful project of his career. Silhouette of a new A5, as in the case of A4, is not much different from its predecessor. To distinguish the new product can be in the matrix head optics, grille with sharp edges and lanterns, made in the style of the same A4. The coefficient of drag coupe engineers and designers have reduced to 0.25 – the best figure in the class.
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2017 Audi A5 engines
In the European market model will be offered with five engines to choose from. The line will have two A5 supercharged TFSI gasoline engine and three turbo-diesel TDI. In the base case of 1.8-liter gasoline engine (177 hp) replaced the 2.0-liter with 190 horsepower impact. The same unit is provided in another embodiment, boost – to return 252 horsepower. Turbodiesel 2.0-liter and 3.0 liter, the most powerful of which produces 286 hp
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2017 Audi A5 interior
Inside the car looks stylish. The interior is spacious and comfortable. There is plenty of space at both the front and rear. Even the photo of 2017 Audi A5 Sportback you can see how improved the quality of finishing materials, plastic, decorative items.
This time, the creators decided to make a one peice dashboard and center console. The result exceeded all expectations. Now the instrument panel looks original and unusual. In the center you can see a large screen on-board computer, as well as large sections of the vents. Below are the control buttons.
Audi A5 2017 equipped with comfortable seating. It became more athletic and well-kept passenger even on sharp turns. Cozy atmosphere in the salon supports soft ice lights.
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2017 Audi A5 pictures