Audi is a renowned German automobile manufacturer and car enthusiasts are waiting for the arrival of the new 2016 Audi A5 series. The German quality and the new fancy design will certainly please you and you are going to love your new automobile. There are three types of new 2016 Audi A5 so it is affordable and adrenaline lovers can get a super-fast sports car such as RS5. It looks a bit like its older brother smooth and different, something never done before by Audi. The spectacular new features that are going to be available will dazzle you with its brand new features and performance. Audi A5 series was introduced in 2007 and now Audi has to compete with Lexus RC, Mercedes C class and Cadillac ATC so 2016 Audi A5 is bringing its best cards to the table.
The 2016 Audi A5 has almost the same engine configuration as the previous model except there is a change in the power. The 2016 Audi A5 has 2.0 liter turbo 4 engine that achieves decent 220 horse powers, Audi S5 has 3.0 V6 which achieves 333 horse power and Audi RS5 with 4.0 liter supercharged V8 that has 475 horse power. The transmission will be manual, six speed. The fuel efficiency differs per a model: Audi A5 Cabriolet (33 MPG-highway, 24 MPG-overall), Audi A5 Cabriolet Quattro (31 MPG-highway, 22 MPG-city and 26 MPG-overall) and Audi RS5 (25 MPG-highway, 17 MPG-City, 19 MPG-overall).
New Audi A5 exterior design
The first Audi A5 was praised for an amazing, innovative, aerodynamic design and this new version of A5 is even better, sleeker, curvier, glamorous and more attractive. The 2016 Audi A5’s design is made for people to enjoy it as it represents how the modern cabriolet should look. Audi A5 was designed by Volkswagen designer Walter De Silva who had also designed cars for Lamborghini and Bentley that are also members of Volkswagen group. There are many color options to choose from such as black, white, grey, blue and red. You can make your own choice how your new groovy cabriolet is going to look.
New A5 General features
New 2016 Audi A5 is based on Volkswagen Evo architecture that is also used for A6, A8 and Volkswagen Phaeton. The new architecture allows the vehicle to be stiffer, more reliable and lighter by almost 200 pounds than the prior generation as Audi had used more aluminum.The 2016 Audi A5 also has a longer wheelbase.
The interior of 2016 Audi A5 is changed a lot so there are improved ergonomics, comfort and security. There are amazing features such as tri zone automatic climate, panoramic sunroof, MI (Multimedia Interface) with a 6.5 inch touch display and Bluetooth Phone Connectivity so you can be safe and talk to your loved ones when you are in the car. The coupe model has a large trunk of over 12.2 cubic feet. The convertible model has 10.2 cubic feet which is larger than what other convertible. These are innovative changes that give an Audi another thing to be proud about.
2016 Audi A5 release date and price
The price for a basic 2.0 liter model is $40,000 and for top notch 4.0 liter RS5 model is $70 000.The 2016 Audi A5 was released in mid-February for US market.
Cruising in the summer or along the deserted highway sounds really good and it can be a special moment with this amazing piece of German automotive engineering.