Audi India has launched the new generation A5 family in India. The three member lineup comprises Audi A5 Sportback which is priced at INR 54,02,000, A5 Cabriolet at INR 67,51,000, and S5 Sportback at INR 70,60,000 (all prices are ex-showroom).
As the name suggests, the trio slots between the A4 and A6 and targets young audience with their sporty character. Compared to the previous gen models, the new gen A5 series comes with revamped design that is in line with the brand’s current design philosophy, newly developed suspension system, updated powertrain lineup and new-age connectivity and infotainment systems.
The A5 Sportback and Cabriolet for India are equipped with a 2.0-litre TDI turbo diesel engine which is tuned to produce 190 hp. The motor is mated to a 7-speed S-Tronic dual-clutch transmission. The roofless A5 comes with quattro all-wheel drive system as standard. While the Sportback takes 7.9 seconds to reach 100 kmph from rest, the Cabriolet manages the same in 7.8 seconds.
The range-topping S5 Sportback employs 3.0-litre TFSIq direct injection V6 petrol engine which churns out an impressive 354 hp when mated to an 8-speed S-Tronic DCT. With standard quattro all-wheel-drive system, the performance Sportback takes only 4.7 seconds to do the 0-100 kmph sprint.
All the three variants come loaded with standard features such as multiple airbags, ABS, EBD, Traction Control, Parking Aid Plus, cruise control, TPMS, anti-theft wheel bolts, Audi Drive Select, Audi MMI Touch, and so on.