2017 Audi A5 Coupe - redesign, interior, specs, transmission, video
Designers have used many common stylistic elements of new version of Audi A4 in the process of developing 2017 Audi A5 Coupe, including massive front grille with angular headlights on the sides. Assuming that interior decoration will be also simular with Audi A4, most likely, the model will be equipped with new steering wheel, digital instruments and separate display for infotainment system. Certainly, for the saloon of 2017 Audi A5 Coupe were used more high-quality materials and will have additional metal decorative elements. 2017 Audi A5 Coupe will not be only more powerful, but also significantly lighter than its predecessor. As Audi A4 and Q7, new MLB Evo platform were used to lose up to approximately 100 kg weight. Information about the release of the model is not available yet.
2017 Audi A5 Coupe: Technical Specs
Initially, 2017 Audi A5 Coupe will be offered in five engines: two petrol TFSI and three diesel TDI engines. Motor power has increased significantly and now their values are between 187 and 268 horsepower compared with the previous model, new power units are 17% more efficient and as much as 22% more economical. All engines of 2017 Audi A5 Coupe combine high efficiency with sports impact and smooth work, especially both 3.0 TDI six-cylinder motors. On the other hand, engineers also have taken care of gasoline engines. Literally, they reinvented 3.0 TFSI engines. Turbocharged V6 shows high efficacy that was confirmed on the test drives. 3 liter six-cylinder motor unit will have power of 350 HP. This is 18 HP more than the previous generation of 2017 Audi A5 Coupe.
6-speed manual and 7-speed automatic S-Tronic transmissions will be used with 4-cylinder engines and 215 HP 3.0 litre TDI front as well as full-wheel-drive versions. 8-speed Tiptronic gearbox will be included to top modifications of diesel 268 HP motors. This version of are built on company all-wheel-drive Quattro system. For the first time, A5 Quattro all wheel drive will be available with Ultra technology.
2017 Audi A5 Coupe: Video