Audi Company is working on its new model and it is a 2017 Audi A5. It will represent the next generation of this well known model.
Design of exterior and improvements
The brand new 2017 Audi A5 was caught during its testing and we have noticed many changes both inside and outside. We can probably expect some changes under the hood as well. First of all, new generation of Audi A5 will ride on the MLB platform. This platform uses aluminum, high strength steel and other lightweight materials. This means that the new Audi A5 will be much lighter than its forerunner, for around 200-250 pounds. So, it will show better performance and handling. It will be available in Coupe and Sportback bodystyles. As for the exterior design, new Audi will be refreshed and will look more aggressive. It will get more angular lines but it will keep its attractive design. The front end will get hexagonal well known grille and new headlamps. They will be sleeker and equipped with Matrix LED technology. The rear lights will be also LED. It will also feature new bumper and larger air intakes.
2017 Audi A5 interior design
Inside, 2017 Audi A5 will be completely redesigned. It will get a new dashboard and central console. The cabin will be slightly roomier and more comfortable. It will provide more head and leg room. It will get new steering wheel and larger display for infotainment system. We can expect new, softer and quality materials on the seats, doors etc. It will get new, modern tech features.
Engine and performance
2017 Audi A5 will be powered with several types of engines. It will be offered with both diesel and gasoline engine. The base engine will be a 2.0-liter 4 cylinder turbocharged engine with the output of 248 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. The other option will be a 3.0-liter V6 engine which will be able to make 268 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque. As for the transmission, it will get new manual, S tronic and Tiptronic gearboxes. It will be offered with AWD and RWD. It will be able to reach 60 mph in 5 seconds. Its top speed is 155 mph.
Release date and price
2017 Audi A5 is expected to be revealed in late 2016 or in early 2017. When it comes to pricing, it is expected to be slightly expensive than the current model, which is around $41,000 for the base model.