Name a medium-sized sports coupe, four seats, German. If you just said BMW 3 Series, that was the obvious answer, but now that category defining cup door 4 badges of the series. In competition with the 4 Series, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Lexus RC, and upcoming Infiniti Q60, 2018 Audi A5 and the highest performance S5 have been fully reengineered to take the four seats cut to the next level in terms of dynamics , Technology and efficiency.
2018 Audi S5 Design
The look is similar to the A5 and S5 coupes. But, you know, more sporting. The wheels are larger, the air intakes on the front bumper are larger, and the exhaust pipes are much larger. Because chrome is not terribly racy, there’s a whole bunch of black accents around the car, from headlights to side skirts.
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The creeping interior up to the sporty pretension with sport leather seats with optional diamond seam and a flat-bottomed RS steering wheel. RS badges are everywhere, and there is a single RS display inside the gauge group that shows the output torque, tire pressure and g forces. There is even a change light that tells you when to upshift. And, since it’s a sporty Audi, you can get it with a bunch of red contrast points.
2018 Audi S5 Engine
In the S5, the new single-turbo 3.0-liter V-6 makes a conservative 354 hp, Audi said. The A5 2.0T is lively and enjoyable – the S5 is fast but so composed the speed really sneaks on you. The new six turbocharged S5 replaced the old six supercharged, which in turn had replaced a naturally aspirated V-8. As much as I liked the previous two engines, this is the best yet. The amount of Audi power is in production could have been achieved using a 2.0 liter but they would never have reached the linearity and conductivity you get with this engine. Europe will see a couple of diesel choices, but do not expect such options in the US.
2018 Audi S5 Price
The 2018 Audi S5 Sportback will land at concessions this spring with a base price of $ 55,375 including the destination. It’s for Premium Plus trim; The Prestige is $ 59,975.