2018 Audi A5 is second-generation of the sports coupe that will appear on the market in the second half of 2017. With looking at the spy photos there isn’t much that can be seen because the model is completely covered with camouflage. However, the biggest changes have been observed on the front of the vehicle that will now be significantly aggressive compared to the previous model. A large number of elements will be taken from the latest generation Audi A4 models. The body is built on Volkswagen MLB Evo platform, which offers many new possibilities. First, it brings a reduction in overall weight, while still compatible with different drive motors. It will also come with a plug-in hybrid drive that is extremely popular on the American market. The interior of the cabin brings a high level of luxury materials thanks to modern materials and new technologies.
2018 Audi A5 – Design
2018 Audi A5 is focused on more angular design that will greatly resemble the Audi A4. However, minimal changes are visible on the rear end. Expect new headlights, rear bumper, and rectangular exhaust system. The rest of the body will have a characteristic design with a coupe roofline, dynamic side panels, large alloy wheels and other details. The front fascia has a sculpted hood with a revised front grille, LED headlamps, fog lamps and a ventilation system. The new colour palette will attract potential customers because this model is very attractive in the first place.
2018 Audi A5 – Quattro system
Petrol, diesel, and plug-in hybrid propulsion systems will power the 2018 Audi A5. Also, there is a new engine that will enrich the lineup and it is a turbo 3.0-liter V6 that generates 475 horsepower. The drive will be transmitted to the front wheels or the optional all-wheel drive. Audi Quattro system will be available on the global market while the front-wheel drive is available only for European customers. There is another 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 248 horsepower. The diesel version of the same engine releases only 190 horsepower. Potential hybrid will combine conventional petrol engines with electric motors. Drivers will have all three types of transmission system available: 8-speed automatic transmission, 6-speed manual transmission and 10-speed DSG gearbox.
2018 Audi A5 – Interior
The cabin of the new 2018 Audi A5 is a mixture of elements from the A4 and A6 models. The centre console contains advanced infotainment system on the large touchscreen, Wi-Fi connectivity, a semi-autonomous driving system, Audi’s MMI interface and a digital instrument panel. To further improve comfort, the cabin gets more room for knee and head between the two rows of seats. Seats have leather upholstery, while settings include adjustable positions, ventilation, and many more options. Luggage space has a large capacity and meets the needs of all travellers. Safety package includes active components that protect occupants in a collision and some of them are a parking assistant, sensors, alarms, and cameras.
2018 Audi A5 – Price
2018 Audi A5 offers a convertible version as well as the Sport-back. Also, the price for this beauty will range from $ 40,000 to $ 70,000, depending primarily on package selection and power-train. Competition in this segment is big, but Audi will surely grab his share of the market with this model.