The company Audi officially unveiled the new generation of the A5 coupe and its sports modification – S5. The model has changed its platform, has received increased wheelbase and reduced weight by 60 kg. Also new is the range bikes. The new Audi A5 is built on a modular platform MLB, which was used for the sedan and station wagon A4. This is the second model of the manufacturer from Ingolstadt new system for AWD quattro ultra, in which the central Torsen differential was replaced by electronically socket.
Furthermore, the cabin is equipped with electromechanical power amp and the optional system ‘active’ management at the helm. It changes the force on the steering wheel depending on the steering angle and vehicle speed. On the European market model will be available with a choice of five engines – two TFSI gasoline and three diesel TDI. The basic version has a 1.8-liter gasoline engine with 177 hp, which replaces the previous 2.0-liter with 190 hp The same agretat will be available in the forced variant with 252 hp.
The diesels are 2.0-liter and 3-liter in two versions, with more powerful with 286 hp From Audi specify that the new units are 17% more potent than previously, at the same time consume 22% less fuel. They are combined with a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 7-speed robotized transmission with two clutch.
The only exception is the most powerful diesel version, which is designed 8-speed automatic ZF. It is equipped sports modification Audi S5, which relies on the 3.0-liter gasoline turbo with 354 hp. In its acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h takes 4.7 seconds and average fuel consumption is 7.3 l / 100 km. In 2017, the company will offer even faster and more powerful version of the model – RS5. She will receive 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 petrol engine which will develop power in the range of 450 hp.
In the new A5 equipment includes LED matrix headlights, digital panel Virtual Cockpit with 12.3-inch touchscreen multimedia complex MMI with 8.3-inch display of the console that supports systems Apple Car Play and Android Auto. Because of this some of the features of the car (such as central locking, for example) can be controlled by smartphone. Surcharge client receives cordless charger for smart phone and audio system Bang & Olufsen, a system for monitoring driving lane and dead zones camera that recognizes traffic signs, adaptive cruise control, which may itself drive the car in traffic, as well as access Internet via Wi-Fi.