Audi presented the five-door A5 of the new generation
Audi has ceased to hide the hatchbacks A5 and S5 a new pokoleniya. “Five” with a body “coupe” debuted in early June 2016, and now the German brand added to the family five-door A5 variant Sportback.
Like the coupé the A5 and the A4 family, the novelty is built on a modular platform MLB Evo. The length of the hatchback is 4733 mm width 1843 mm, height — 1386 mm. The wheelbase is 2824 millimeters.
Compared to the previous generation model, the novelty has become longer than 21 mm, already by 11 millimeters and 5 millimeters. The wheelbase has been increased by 14 millimeters. In addition, the car became lighter by 85 pounds and now its curb weight is 1470 pounds.
In the engine range of the A5 Sportback came in two-liter “four” — petrol capacity of 190 and 252 HP, diesel, outstanding 190. Also available is a version of g-tron with a 170-horsepower two-liter engine that runs on synthetic methane.
Line six-cylinder engine presents a 354-horsepower gasoline unit version of the S5 Sportback, as well as two diesel engines with a capacity of 218 and 286 horsepower. Transmission — six-speed “mechanics”, seven-step “robot” with two clutches and an eight “automatic”.
Public premiere of a hatchback of Audi A5 and S5 a new generation will take place in October at the Paris motor show. European sales will start in early 2017. The minimum value of A5 will be 37 thousand 800 euros, and S5 — 62 thousand 500 euros.