In the mid-size model edition there are a number of innovations: The vehicle is a total grown, the wheelbase is now longer. Audi dropped claims to the curb weight up to 60 kg, the consumption by up to 22 percent – depending on the model version. The chassis developed the Group therefore completely new. Trading takes orders for the model from July, as Audi sales director Dietmar Voggenreiter said during the presentation event.
Luggage capacity 465 liters, are ten liters more than the predecessor. The rear seat is split in a ratio of 40:20:40, and can be folded forward lever from the luggage compartment. On request is to have my foot movement for the two-door coupe a gesture control to open the tailgate. The optional trailer coupling unlocked by pressing electrically.
In the autumn it will be another five-door hatchback offshoot called A5 Sportback, and in time for the upcoming convertible season launched Audi A5 Cabriolet with electric fabric roof. Up comes out a RS5 with 450 PS, in which a V6 Biturbo replaces the previous V8 normally aspirated engine.
With the BMW 4 Series, Cadillac ATS coupe, the Lexus RC series and the coupe of Mercedes-Benz C-Class, the new Audi A5 encounters formidable competitors. Technically, it takes over its predecessor a major step; the revolution in design, however, was postponed until further notice.