Audi A5 Coupe 2017: the 5 keys of the new Coupe with DNA A4

Audi A5 Coupe 2017 is fully updated, and what makes betting on a totally new design, although with a strong influence by models such as the Audi A4, with which it shares the bulk of components, or the Audi Q2, which has been commissioned to bring a breath of fresh air to the range of Audi. The the second generation of the Audi A5 Coupe shall be the main alternative to the BMW 4 Series, Mercedes C-Class Coupe and the Lexus RC.


1 – exterior Design: more sportiness and DNA of A4

The new Audi A5 Coupe is more sporty and with more personality than its predecessor

The new generation of the Audi A5 is not proud of its origins and influences, we are looking at the coupe version of the Audi A4 and therefore, in your body you can guess the bulk of their traits plus a front shared that, yes, premiered a hood own marking centre tunnel and a specific design of LED headlights that offer a unique look and differentiated for the Audi A5. To find the bulk of the differences between the sedan and the coupe have to look at your side and your behind, areas where the Audi A5 makes good use of its design by offering personality and traits of your own such as the gills of your wheel arch in the front. With respect to the generation, outbound, the new Audi A5 is displayed with a design that is more sporty thanks to the use of strokes more horizontal and muscolosos.

Although for the moment, Audi has not revealed details about the possibility of an Audi A5 Sportback, it is very likely that this body is presented at the end of this year, 2016 or beginning of 2017 looking to offer a point of union between the versatility of a body with four doors and the attractive silhouette of a coupé.


2 – interior Design and equipment

In the interior is where the Audi A5 Coupe more shows its proximity with the Audi A4, finding a dashboard of identical shapes and distribution. As expected, the landing of the system Virtual Cockpit Audi with 12.3-inch is one of their main demands, offering a new experience to the driver where through an LCD screen, you can access all of the systems of infotainment, or customize the layout of controls at their whim. In the same way we find steering wheel-new bill and sporty design with integrated buttons.

Audi bet by a minimalist design, integrating all the multimedia interface on a screen of 8.3 inches above the dashboard and being controlled by the system Audi MMI with jog dial on the central console. The climate control remains independent and maintains the digital screens within the regulators of temperature.


3 – Tech

In the Audi A5 coupé we find the adaptive cruise control with Stop function&Go which is designed to keep the distance with the vehicle that precedes us, and in addition to facilitate the circulation in situations of paper jam automatically. Will be car parking system automated, connection to the internet through the package apud esim, recognition of traffic signal control, lane keeping and blind spot, attendees are able to predict the traffic to save fuel

Audi also releases a new package called Audi pre sense, which will be standard across the range and that was ahead of the Audi A4. It is a system that is able to detect pedestrians and other obstacles at distances up to 100 meters, being able to warn the driver and even brake automatically at speeds of up to 40 km/h. At higher speeds, up to 85 km/h, it is also able to intervene in the braking (precargando emergency braking) to help us to reduce as much as possible the severity of shock, when not to avoid it.


4 – Versions and engines of the Audi A5 2017

The range of drivers of the Audi A5 Coupe is virtually identical to that of the Audi A4 and it comes with a 20% increase in efficiency. In this way we find the availability of the mechanical four-cylinder petrol 2.0 TFSI 190-HP and 252 HP that, according to published Audi, used the duty cycle Miller to be more efficient at partial loads. The mechanical gasoline more powerful will be the engine 3.0 V6 BiTurbo engine with 354 HP employee for the Audi S5 Coupé and shared with the Audi S4.

The mechanical diesel will be available three, the block 2.0 TDI with 190 HP and the new engines 3.0 V6 TDI a power of 218 HP and 286 HP. All mechanical diesel comply with the Euro 6 legislation and using the SCR system with AdBlue additive to reduce emissions, NOx. Thanks to the versions more efficient moves by diesel, the Audi A5 Coupe will be able to enjoy benefits through the tax registration.

The offer of all-wheel drive quattro is another of the tricks that are kept in the Audi A5 Coupé, to be available in all configurations available mechanical. According to engines, the availability of automatic transmissions will be via the change of double clutch and 7 relations S-Tronic or the change of automatic torque converter and sequential actuation Tiptronic with 8 relations.


5 – Reduced weight and greater agility

The Audi A5 Coupe special emphasis is placed on improvement of behavior and agility to be a car more sporty

One of the promises of Audi for the second generation of the Audi A5 Coupe was to provide a better dynamic. With the presentation of the Audi A4 met of the weight reduction of no less than 120 kilograms, this reduction has been maintained at 60 kg in the case of the A5, and now becomes a part of a package of modifications designed to improve the performance of the Audi A5 Coupe. An important aspect to the bodywork of the Audi A5 Coupe is that it will have a drag coefficient of only 0.25 and (Cx).

If we ignore the changes introduced by Audi, not only are we faced with a car more quickly and efficiently, but in addition will offer a better performance and a touch more sporty.