2016 Audi A5
Relative variation of four-door Audi A4 is coupe and convertible model of Audi A5. For the new generation of the vehicles which will start with 2016 Audi A5, we expect a lot of changes and improvements. However, car should keep its recognizable look, and offer of convertible and coupe versions in US. Nevertheless, buyers in Europe will have a chance to get 5-door Sportback model. As its relative, the A4, new generation of 2016 A5 will have similar look and design.
2016 Audi A5 concept
This generation of the Audi A5 will be built as well as A4 on the MLB modular-longitudinal architecture from VW Group. This platform is known also as MLB Evo, and this one will be used for many upcoming vehicles from Audi’s factories. However, highlight is diet for 2016 A5, which should lose around 200 lb due to use of lighter materials, such as aluminum. Interior of the car will have futuristic interior. That means 2016 A5 will feature many cutting-edge telematics and assistance systems, as well as tech gadgetry.
2016 Audi A5 competition
Audi A5 was presented in 2007 and since then it took leadership in its segment. However, alongside them was BMW as archrivals. Now, more than ever, BMW threats with its new 4-series, so we can guess that 2016 A5 was an answer. From other companies, worth of mentioning are new Lexus RC and Mercedes’C-class. However, with slight design modifications, it is expected from A5 to take over the lead alone in its segment.
2016 Audi A5 engine
Engines won’t suffer big modifications for upcoming new generation of 2016 Audi A5. Options will be carried over from current generation, but will drop one model. So, at the end, powertrain lineup will be consisted of 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder for base models and 3.0-liter supercharged V-6. Outputs of 211 hp of first and 333 hp of second engine should be topped, but just slightly. Transmission should be 6-speed manual as base models’ option and seven-speed dual-clutch auto for other versions.
2016 Audi A5 release date and price
Showrooms should expect 2016 Audi A5 right on start of the new year. However, price range will have long stretch, because around $40.000 is predicted for base models, and high end 2016 A5 will cost up to $70.000.
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