The German carmaker Audi has launched its much awaited A5 sedan in India priced at Rs 54.02 Lakhs. Moreover, apart from the A5 sedan, a sportier S5 has also been launched for Rs 70.60 Lakhs. (all prices ex-showroom).
The A5 is Audi’s ninth offering this year and is available in the Cabriolet version as well for Rs 67.51 Lakhs.
Both the A5 and the S5 are identical look wise and gets a sculpted bonnet with the signature hexagonal grille at the front.
There’s also the dual barrel LED headlamps with LED daytime running lights (DRLs). The roofline of both the cars slopes down to integrate nicely with the rear end to give it a fastback inspired design.
The interior of A5 gets has wooden inserts, while the S5 has aluminum panels.
There’s a three-zone automatic climate control with two zones for the front passengers and the third one for the rear seats.
Audi MMI screen (infotainment system) comes with vehicle settings, media, maps, and Bluetooth connection for smartphones.
Audi A5 is powered by a 2.0-litre diesel engine producing 190PS of power and 400Nm of torque. It is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox which sends power to the front wheels.
The powerful S5 has a 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine producing 354PS of power and 500Nm of torque. It is mated to an 8-speed dual clutch gearbox sending power to all four wheels via the Quattro drive system.
Audi S5 can do a sprint from 0 to 100 kmph in 4.7 seconds while the A5 takes about 7.9 seconds for the same.