Sharp look and more high-tech

Ingolstadt, 3 June 2016

With the A5, Audi added its middle class to a Coupé variant in 2007. She should compete at the time BMW 3 Series Coupé and the Mercedes CLK against. With around a quarter of middle-class sales of Audi A4-based car has gained a respectable position in the lineup. Now the second generation which we have informed us at Audi spot starts. Of course, the new A5 Coupé Gets the front of the A4. The formative when the old model shoulder line in the form of a wave was highlighted more. Overall, the new A5 looks sleeker and slimmer. The LED tail lamps and the optional LED - or matrix-LED headlights with dynamic Flash to call the brand claim of "Vorsprung durch Technik" at night in memory.

From 190 to 354 HP

So far, there were three TFSI and TDI four in the A5. At the new A5 only two TFSI and three TDI are offered to the market launch, which make available between 190 and 286 hp. As usual, the motto is: HP up, consumption down. The S5 is the same engine as the S4: the 3.0 TFSI holt 354 Horsepower three-litre capacity, are 21 HP more than its predecessor. Thus, the S5 Sprint in 4.7 seconds to 100, the standard consumption amounted to 7.3 litres. The four cylinders, and the 3.0 TDI with 218 HP used a six speed gearbox and one are seven-speed S-tronic used. The eight stages Tiptronic is reserved for the top diesel engine with 286 HP, as well as the S5. Both models have four-wheel drive as standard. For the first time the new quattro with ultra technology choice stands for the four-cylinder with manual transmission. The drive optimized for efficiency should have no disadvantages to permanent four-wheel traction and driving dynamics.

Lighter and more aerodynamic

The new suspension is among the strengths of the A5 Coupé Audi. There is optional-controlled dampers, which drive select Audi driving mode dial are set. The driving dynamics benefit will be the reduced weight: up to 60 kilos have been saved when compared to its predecessor. In the aerodynamics, the A5 should be even segment leader Coupé with a drag coefficient of 0.25. The Interior benefit the growing mass and the extended wheelbase. The luggage compartment offers 465 litres volume, ten litres more than before. The rear seat is split in the ratio of 40:20:40 and can be folded to about lever from the baggage room. There is a sensor-controlled tailgate that can be opened per foot movement.

Virtual cockpit, LTE, and many wizards

For the first time, Coupé is available the virtual cockpit for the A5. There is also a LTE-Internet connection offered in the car of SIM card fitted. A package provides automatic emergency, breakdown online reputation, online agreement service appointments, as well as remote functions. So the car can be via app and unlocked are, you can contact the Park position and more. The predictive efficiency Wizard, the Abstandstempomat include offered Wizard including traffic jam Assistant, the cross traffic wizard back, the exit warning, the Backup Wizard and down bending Wizard.

From autumn sale

The new A5 Coupé will start in autumn 2016. Standard equipment include pre sense city include Xenon headlights, a radio with a seven-inch color display and Bluetooth support that mode dial to select drive and the anti-collision system. The new trim levels allow more individualization. In addition to the base model, there are the lines sport and design. Still, the prices were not communicated. (sl)