More standard equipment, better value, new engines and less weight for Audi A5 and S5.
The new Audi A5 and Audi S5 models are not only lighter, better equipped and faster than their predecessors, but Audi Australia has worked to improve the mid-size coupe’s value.
Take the new Audi S5 hot rod, for instance. Powered by all-new 3.0 litre turbocharged V6 that develops 260kW (15 more than the previous supercharged V6) and 500Nm (60Nm more) the engine is mated to an eight speed automatic and Audi’s famed quattro all-wheel drive system.
The 0-100km/h dash is completed in 4.7 seconds, 0.2 seconds faster than its predecessor. The new Audi S5 is priced $105,800 and is whopping $26,000 better value than the old S5.
The Audi A5 range consists of the base front-wheel drive coupe with the 2.0 TFSI turbo petrol engine which is priced from $69,900. The base A5 turbo powerplant develops 140kW and 320Nm and is mated to a seven-speed dual clutch transmission and can complete the 100km/h sprint is completed in 7.3 seconds. Average fuel consumption is 5.5 litres per 100 kilometres.
The entry level A5 includes Audi’s virtual cockpit, MMI Navigation plus with a 10GB inbuilt hard drive, along with digital radio, LED headlights and 18 inch wheels.
A quattro version with a 2.0 litre turbo diesel that produces 140kW and 400Nm of torque is available from $73,900. Customers who lust for more power could choose the 185kW/370Nm version of the turbo petrol, which is also fitted with quattro and can race from 0-100km/h in 5.8 seconds. This variant is priced from $81,500, plus on road costs.
Standard equipment across the new Audi A5 and Audi S5 range includes autonomous braking, side assist, parking assistance, reversing camera and rear cross traffic alert. Thanks to that sexy new body, all models are around 15 kilos lighter too, whilst achieving a 5 star ANCAP rating.
The new Audi A5 and S5 range is fitted with a freshly designed five-link front and rear suspension system that is completed by active dampers that allow drivers to tailor the ride and handling to their individual needs.
As per all Audi models, the Audi A5 and Audi S5 customers will be able to choose from a range of customisation options to ensure their new purchase is bespoke.
The new Audi A5 and S5 models are on sale now.
A pricing summary for the new coupe models is below:
A5 Coupe 2.0 TFSI S tronic 140kW $69,900
A5 Coupe 2.0 TDI quattro S tronic 140kW $73,900
A5 Coupe 2.0 TFSI quattro S tronic 185kW $81,500
S5 Coupe 3.0 TFSI quattro tiptronic 260kW $105,800
*MLP – Manufacturer’s List Price (excludes dealer delivery and government statutory charges)