2018 Audi A5 Sportback Release Date, Price and Specs
To start its new debut at 2016 Paris Auto Show, the new 2018 Audi A5 Sportback has its first look with some updates around the external design. It seems taller than before with the increased area for the cabin and several upgrades to its engines to produce better fuel economy and higher output. The advantage for those who don’t mind to anticipate its look is the newest design language, thanks to its nice grille.
In the beginning of March in 2016, spy photographers spotted the new car testing in camo. We could see that they have styling cues taken from other models, but it wasn’t enough especially for the blood vessels flowing. Its rear end is sportier with the all round styling as well as its great characteristics. 2018 Audi A5 Sportback is possible to come out without major changes because its current design is still good. It will be a hatchback and we are still in doubt for its four-doorway. It will go with longer hood and rear-biased passenger area. The front end is more appealing and the grille is redesigned to provide smaller and wider system
In comparison to the current model, we can say that the center console of 2018 Audi A5 Sportback is greater with the center pile and gaming console. They moved the cup cases forward and the shifter is reduced, but larger located back in the gaming system. The gaming console is located on the middle stack together with a little control unit that has two big knobs you can use for heating and air conditioning system. In addition, it has some infotainment features such as Audi’s MMI and MMI contact. It also has 8.3-inch of display with 10 GB of display storage space, DVD push, iOS and Google Android Smartphone incorporation, Link solutions, Bang & Olufsen speakers with 3D audio and 19-speaker system.
2018 Audi A5 Sportback Engine
There are two different gasoline engines to offer with few different diesel configurations to provide 187 and 282 hp. The gasoline is 2.0 liter to work for 187 hp and 236 pound-feet of torque. If you think that this is not enough for you and you want to have gasoline engine, you can pick the top model with the same engine that is capable to provide 248 hp and 272.9 pound-feet of torque. This more powerful engine capable to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in just 6 seconds with 47 mpg combined. There is no official statement yet about the fuel economy of gas engine, but it is possible to imagine that it only takes several seconds to reach 62 mph. The diesel engine has 2.0 liter TDI to provide 187 hp and 295 pound-feet of torque power. It works best to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in just 7.4 seconds while the top speed is about 146 mph and the fuel economy is 67 mpg combined. If you use TDI 3.0 liter, there are two options. It goes with V6 diesel for 215 hp and 295 pound-feet of torque as well as 61 mpg combined. The second is more attractive with turbocharged V6 engine for 2018 Audi A5 Sportback to generate 349 hp and 368 pound-feet of torque
2018 Audi A5 Sportback is anticipated in 2018 with the price about more than $42,700.