German Automaker is once again launching one of its most handsome and functional two doors cars. We are talking about the new 2016 Audi A5.
Changes and design of exterior
2016 Audi A5 will represent the second generation of this model. It will be offered in coupe, cabriolet and in Europe as five-door Sportback. It will ride on VW Group’s MLB modular-longitudinal platform. This will reduce its weight for around 200 pounds because of the usage of aluminum. Therefore, we can expect improved fuel efficiency and general performance. Speaking of the exterior design, it will look elegant and very attractive. It won’t undergo many changes, but it will show some upgrades on the front end. The hexagonal grille will be large and decorated with chrome strips. The headlamps will be equipped with LED technology and will look very attractive and a bit aggressive. The air intakes will be larger and front bumper will be slightly refreshed.
Interior design and features
The interior of 2016 Audi A5 will be one of the best in its class. It will be luxurious and equipped with excellent features. The cabin will be made of high quality materials such as: leather, metal, wood, and soft plastic and everything will be combined in a way it looks perfectly fitted. The seats will be upholstered in leather. As for the equipment, the base model will come with AM/FM/CD/satellite radio audio system with 10 speakers, automatic climate control, cruise control, keyless entry, power locks etc. Some of the optional features will be: navigation, blind-spot monitoring, a rearview camera, a DVD player and so on. New Audi will be provided with side and dual front airbags, anti-lock brakes, stability and traction control etc.
2016 Audi A5 Engine and performance
2016 Audi A5 will have under its hood several types of engine. The standard will be a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine. It will be able to make around 220 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The other option is a 3.0-liter V6 supercharged engine which will produce 333 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque. The last could be a 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbo engine. As for the transmission, it will be mated to a six-speed manual or a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. It will be offered with all-wheel drive.
Release date and price
2016 Audi A5 should appear on the market sometime in late 2015. Its price is estimated to be around $40,000.