2018 Audi A5 Review and Release Date
When the news on the coming of 2018 Audi A5 starts blowing, no one knows for certain on how the auto will look like. Nevertheless, hints from the late captures have shown the upcoming A5 will be much similar to the current 2017 Audi A4 with some updates embedded. Further, it remains possible the new vehicle might be available as two-door option but coming out with more striking exterior design and sportier appearance. Moreover, we are definitely expecting there will be dozens of high-tech components going to present.
Still for the 2018 Audi A5 model, the automaker will maintain to use the second generation of MLB platform similar to the Audi A4. The intact bodywork of Audi will look sharper on the 18-inch aluminum wheels with dramatic styling on some part. Notably, the total dimension is measured at 108.8-inch on the wheelbase, 184.0-inch in length, 72.7-inch in width and 54.0-inch in height. The lighting system will be embodied within the Xenon headlights and LED running lights. Similarly, the taillights have been LED system as well with dynamic turn signal operation. Another optional model of A5 could possibly come up in 19-inch wheels and S-line appearance package.
Looking into the car inside, the auto designer has planned to equip the dash panel through the internal clusters of the Audi TT, the Q7 and the A4. Hence, we are going to see the TFT display screen in the instrument board right ahead the driver. In addition, the cabin design might share some styling cues with the A4 including the high-end materials of Mercedes-Benz to provide the full comfort on the passengers’ seats. Above all, more details on the Audi additional installments will come up sooner.
In terms of powertrain, the 2018 Audi A5 might be injected with the setup of turbocharged and cooled DOHC 16-valve inline four. Together with the iron-block and aluminum head, the current drivetrain could easily produce the output of 253 horsepower at 6000 rpm and 273 pound feet of torque at 1600 rpm. To support the overall performance, the engine could be mated with the 7-speed dual-clutch automatic or manual transmission. Based on the latest records, the A5 could accelerate from 0 to 60 MPH in just 5.2 seconds with the maximum speed of 130 MPH and reach the 25 MPG in the city and 32 MPG on the highway for the fuel efficiency.
The arrival of A5 in the marketplace is anticipated during the spring of 2017. The beginning price of 2018 Audi A5 has been estimated to go around $44,000. However, these two information is still restricted and we need to wait for the official one.