New Audi A5 Range Launched in India – All You Need to Know About the ‘BratPack’!

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Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer has launched the second generation of its A5 range of cars in India. The Audi A5 India launch took place on October 5 and the new car comes in two body variants- the Sportback and the Cabriolet. The Cabriolet is a two-door sporty car, while the Sportback is a four-door fastback that is available in both a regular and a high-performance version. Basically, the new A5 range comprises of three cars – the A5 Sportback, the A5 Cabriolet and the S5 Sportback. The S5 has the highest price of the three but also enjoys the best specifications. The A5 Cabriolet steals enough limelight because of its Cabriolet body style. Here are all the details you need to know about the new Audi A5 India range-

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Audi A5 India – Variants

Audi India has come up with three variants of the latest generation A5. These are-

  • A5 Cabriolet
  • A5 Sportback
  • S5 Sportback

Audi A5 Cabriolet

Audi A5 Cabriolet is undoubtedly the best-looking of the three new offerings from Audi. The Audi A5 Cabriolet packs a long list of features matched with exquisite exterior and luxurious interior. The A5 Cabriolet is one of the few convertible offerings from Audi.

Audi A5 Cabriolet Price in India

A5 Cabriolet is the new elder sibling of the two cabriolet models offered by Audi in India. It has a base price of ₹67.51 which is pretty steep considering its competitors.

Audi A5 Cabriolet Design

The Audi A5 Cabriolet is a soft top version of the twins. The Cabriolet is a two-door car which supports Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive (AWD) configuration. The Cabriolet as the name suggests is a convertible car that can convert between an open-air mode and an enclosed one. The design of the Audi A5 Cabriolet is quite a head turner, with that sporty-design element. The convertible design of the Cabriolet makes it a style statement amongst the elites. The two-door sporty car might not be for everyone but its mere existence makes it a great contender in its category. Both the twin are equipped with a handful of features like Google Maps navigation system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Audi A5 Cabriolet Specifications

The specifications of the car are as follows-

Engine 2.0 litre TDI Diesel
Power 190BHP
Torque 400Nm
Gearbox 7 Speed Dual Clutch

The A5 Cabriolet has a 2.0 litre TDI Diesel engine which is well known for its achievements in the class. Overall, the Cabriolet looks promising and will attract a lot of attention because of its sporty looks. The Cabriolet will compete directly with Mercedes C300 Cabriolet. It is also capable of going 0-100 in 7.8 seconds thanks to the All-wheel Drive configuration.

Audi A5 Cabriolet Mileage

The Audi A5 Cabriolet is a stunner when it comes to design. The soft back car is a treat for the eyes for everyone who glances at it. A5 Cabriolet has a popular clean diesel engine under its hood. A decent capacity fuel tank paired up with an above average mileage of 17.2 KMPL makes it an even better choice.

Audi A5 Sportback

The Audi A5 Sportback is a four-door variant of the A5 twins in India. In India, it will be slotted between its two luxurious cousins- the A4 and the A6. The A5 Sportback is for all the elite consumers out there, it is a better option than the A4 but no less than its older sibling, the A6.

Audi A5 Sportback Price in India

A5 Sportback is a tough contender for the luxury cars segment. Audi has given a base price of ₹54.02 lakhs for this car.

Audi A5 Sportback Design

Coming with new design elements and a bunch of additional features, the new generation A5 Sportback looks different from the current model. The car, unlike its twin, is a four-door vehicle that gets revised headlamps with optional LED daytime running lights, a single frame wider and flatter grille, short overhangs, a stretched wheelbase and LED rear lights. Both the twins are equipped with future-proof features like Google Earth navigation system and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support. In addition, the Audi A5 also gets an optional 3D Bang and Olufsen Sound System. The new A5 is also lighter than its previous generation.

Audi A5 Sportback Specifications

The A5 Sportback comes with the following set of specifications-

Engine 2.0 litre TDI Diesel
Power 190BHP
Torque 400Nm
Gearbox 7 Speed Dual Clutch

The A5 Sportback shares a lot of things spec-wise with its twin- the Cabriolet. The only difference is that it has a front wheel drive configuration and lags a little while going 0-100. It focuses a lot on those consumers who want more from their car or who are looking for a better option than the A4. The car looks a lot similar to its younger sibling, the A4 but it’s the little thing that makes this car a lot more appealing.

Audi A5 Sportback Mileage

Audi A5 might be sharing its specifications with its Cabriolet twin, but it has an edge over its twin in the fuel efficiency department. It has a mileage of 19.2 KMPL which is slightly more than its Cabriolet Twin.

Audi S5 Sportback

The Audi S5 Sportback is the most expensive out of the A5 Brat Pack. It shares its design cues with the A5 twins but has a lot to offer under the hood, which makes it the best out of the lot. It has an updated engine under the hood which churns out more power. Like the Cabriolet, the S5 Sportback is also an all wheel drive car which makes it a dynamic choice out of the lot.

Audi S5 Sportback Price in India

Audi S5 is the best offering out of the three cars launched. It is a direct contender for Volvo S60 Polestar and Mercedes AMG C-43 Coupe. It is also a drastic update over its previous generation. Audi has priced it at ₹70.60 lakhs.

Audi S5 Sportback Design

The S5 Sportback exterior design is a head-turner with sporty design elements like the power dome hood and wave-design shoulder line. The S5 Sportback also boasts features such as a sculptural Platinum Grey single-frame grille with aluminium-optic double horizontal blade bars, satin finish wing mirrors, contoured full LED headlights along with 3D LED taillights which are a showstopper. It also comes equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support.

Audi S5 Sportback Specifications

The specifications of the car are as follows-

Engine 3.0-litre Turbocharged Petrol V6
Power 354BHP
Torque 500Nm
Gearbox 8 Speed Tiptronic

 

The Audi S5 Sportback is the fastest out of the three cars launched and can go 0-100 in just 4.5 seconds. It shares a lot of things with the twins but has a better overall package than the other two. It churns our 21BHP more power than the existing S5 and is expected to be more efficient than its older generation.

Audi S5 Sportback Mileage

Audi S5 has a decent 3.0-litre engine which churns out a good amount of power. It has a mileage of 13.6 KMPL which paired with a decent capacity fuel tank makes this car a worthy contender in the Indian luxury car market.

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