Audi A5 is one of the older models of the German brand among all existing on the market. Recall, the car made its debut in 2007. Compared to the current model, the new generation 2018 Audi A5 will have a longer wheelbase, more spacious interior space in the cabin. It is possible the car body also will be slightly longer and wider.
2018 Audi A5 release date
Audi A5 coupe production will start within 6 months after the 2017 new year’s day. As a result of this information, we can conclude that the public can see the premiere of the car at the auto show in Los Angeles in November of this year or at the show in Detroit in early 2017.
Next, after the market will hit the usual version of the A5 and RS5 models, the company plans to start selling A5 Cabriolet and A5 Sportback.
Release date: mid-2017
2018 Audi A5 price
The cost of the new A5 will increase slightly. It is expected that the standard trim level will be sold at $44,000.
2018 Audi A5 redesign
Spy photos of the Audi A5, which are made during engineering tests have shown that the current profile of the body will remain, but will change the front and rear lights that appear will be the style as a new generation A4.
The interior of the car will also undergo changes. Due to the same spy shots revealed that the most likely car dashboard is digital, which will replace the analog gauges.
2018 Audi A5 specs
A5 will share A4 powertrain – 4-cylinder turbocharged engine volume of 2.0 liters and output of 252 HP. In a top powerful cars will be installed petrol and diesel six-cylinder engines. In addition, hybrid versions of cars will be released (1,4 TFSI engine + electric motor). However, this is only preliminary information.
As for transmission, the standard one is 7-speed shiftable automatic (robotic) with dual clutch. While more productive modification S5 is equipped with a classic 8-speed automatic transmission. Drive layout is 4-wheel drive only.
Also, Audi is preparing a model RS5, which will rival coupe Mercedes-AMG C63 and BMW M4. As a new model RS4, RS5 will no longer use a naturally-aspirated V8 engine with 444 hp Instead, a powerful power unit may be used turbocharged V6 engine rated at 500 hp.
Charged models of RS Series blown into the market almost immediately after the A5 debut.
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2018 Audi A5 performance
With standard 2-liter engine, the new A5 will accelerate to sixty in just 5.2 seconds. The top speed will be around 130 mph. The performance characteristics of the more powerful S5 and RS5 will be announced later.
2018 Audi A5 Sportback
The car will certainly have a sports sedan version called Sportback. As before, it will be much like a slighltly enlarged version of A5 coupe with extra doors. 2018 A5 Sportback will get the same stylistic strokes as larger A7.
In comparison with the previous generation of the car, 2018 model year will have more legroom (plus one inch).In terms of the specifications, Sportback is equal to coupe versions, including powertrain range and equipment used.
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