2018 Audi A5 Convertible Release Date, Price and Specs
Just after introducing the Audi A5/S5 coupe at the beginning of 2016, the new version of A5 is about to head to America marketplace. Coming up as convertible auto, the new Audi will bring up some innovative changes and improvements. Restyled as 2018 year version, the forth A5 is constructed in more aggressive styling and reduced body mass. Moreover, as for inviting the new customers’ interests, installing the high-end additional features and materials will be taken for the 2018 Audi A5 Convertible.
The new convertible is modified based on the VW Group’s MLB modular platform as it allows the lightweight framework and also better aerodynamics. In comparison to its predecessor, the car weight will be reduced by almost 90 pounds lighter reinforcing more powerful speed and torque. Having a bit resemblance to the new A5 coupe in some design cues, the convertible version could be distinguished as it enhances a full line of one-touch power soft top. The top side could lower in 15 seconds and again raise in 18 seconds while speeding up to 31 MPH. Shifting to the internal side, there will be a roomier cabin due to the longer wheelbase and new seats adjustments. Available for 4 passengers, the seat has an extra space of front shoulder at 1.0 inch and 0.7 inch of rear knee room.
Inside the room, the new 2018 Audi A5 Convertible is going to advance similar specifications of S-series for the technological standards. Thus, the connectivity and driver assists such as Audi Virtual Cockpit, MMI Navigation Plus and LTE Wi-Fi to Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Avoidance Assist and Active Lane Assist are still maintained.
In terms of power source, no exact confirmation has been released to public. However, some predictions stated the new convertible could possibly be powered with the identical engine as being offered to the coupe version. It means the configuration of Fa 2.0 liter TSFI turbocharged 4-cylinder will be injected to the 2018 Audi A5 Convertible. Paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, the current engine could deliver the power of 252 HP. Another possible drivetrain comes from a 3.0 liter turbocharged V6 with the output of 349 horsepower. As for the transmission, setting up an 8-speed automatic is completely reliable. Since the new A5 might be Quattro-only, there remains unknown whether the new A5 will enhance the AWD or RWD systems.
The pricing and on-sales dates for the 2018 Audi A5 Convertible are not yet available. Just wait for further updates.