Audi has launched different variants of Audi A5 in India. The premium car maker has launched Audi A5 Sportback, Audi A5 Cabriolet and Audi S5 Sportback In India. The Audi A5 Sportback has been essentially slotted between the Audi A4 and the Audi A6 in the Audi line up. There are reports that claim that the Audi A5 that has been recently launched in India, might not offer interior cabin space that is practical in terms as compared to either sedan. Though the 4-door coupe body style of the Audi A5 is certainly one the features that make the premium Audi A5 lust-worthy.
Specifications of the Audi A5 launched in India
The overall line up of the Audi A5 comes loaded with posh and striking features. A large sunroof in the Audi A5 models and various interior seat packages not only adds to the premium outlook of the Audi A5 models but also adds to its sporty DNA.
While the sunroof makes the car feel airier, rich features such as the LCD instrument cluster display, a large infotainment system controlled by Audi’s multimedia interface in the Audi A5 Sportback, Audi A5 Cabriolet and Audi S5 Sportback adds to the interior of the A5’s. The infotainment system that comes with the Audi A5 family is equipped with satellite navigation as well as Apple CarPlay.
Under Audi A5s and S5s hood
Both the A5 Sportback and the A5 cabriolet of the Audi A5 line up come with the tried and tested 2-litre engine. The motor churns out 188 bhp of peak power and 400 Nm of peak torque. Mated to a 7-speed Tiptronic gearbox, the engine of the Audi A5 takes the Audi A5 Sportback from 0-100 kmph in just 7.9 seconds. While the A5 cabriolet attains the same speed in 7.8 seconds. Both the cars attain a top speed of 235 kmph which is electronically controlled.
The major change in the engine ratio is, while the Audi A5 Sportback will only come with the front wheel drive setup, the Audi A5 Cabriolet will get Quattro all-wheel-drive. The Quattro all-wheel-drive system has not been included in the Audi A5 Sportback variant to keep both weight and cost of the Audi A5 models down.
The Audi S5 Sportback is the top of the line model in the Audi A5 line up. Audi S5 Sportback gets a 3-litre turbocharged V6 petrol engine. This is the only 3-litre petrol engine in the range. The engine produces 349 bhp of peak power and 500 Nm of peak torque and comes mated to a eight-speed automatic gearbox the Quattro all-wheel-drive setup of the car takes it from a 0-100 kmph in a quick 4.7 seconds. The top speed of Audi S5 Sportback has been a limited at 250 kmph.
The Audi A5 Sportback will also come with a 2-litre diesel engine.
Price of the A5 Sportback, A5 Cabriolet And S5 Sportback In India
While the Audi A5 diesel Sportback is priced at Rs 54.02 lakh, the A5 diesel Cabriolet has been launched at a price of Rs 67.51 lakh. The top range S5 Sportback that comes with a turbocharged V6 petrol engine has been priced at Rs 70.60 lakh.