New generation Audi A5 will be launched in 2017

February 15, 2016 at 10:03 am

Modified Audi A5 will get MLB platform of the second version as a base. The high-strength steel, aluminum and composite materials used in this model are expected to reduce the car’s weight by 90 kg. The improved MLB platform gives an ability to install many different powertrains.

Audi A5 modification based on MLB platform pic

Audi A5 modification based on MLB platform pic

The exterior A5 design will have aggressive traits. The different grille and air intakes, new optics, modified bumpers and integrated spoiler complete the equipment of the novelty. The car will get the new exhaust system. The coupe interior will look like the A4 with the aluminum finish and metal accents.

Testing of new generation Audi A5 coupe image

Testing of new generation Audi A5 coupe image

Allegedly, under the hood of the modified A5 carmakers will install 1.4 and 2.0-liter TFSI engines. The last one will be available in two versions – 190 and 250 horsepower. Audi Company is planning to produce S5 charged version, which will be supplied by a 3.0-liter TFSI engine. The motor’s output will be 354 hp and 500 Nm of torque.
The European sales of the new generation A5 coupe will start next year. The public debut of the model will take place at the motor show in Los Angeles in November 2016 or at the motor show in Detroit in January 2017. Currently, the company’s engineers are testing the car on European roads.

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