Initially released in 2007, the Audi A5 has been there for almost a decade now and the company is now all set to release the 2017 variant. 2017 Audi A5 will come with a lot of redesigns and presently Audi is working on it. Spy Shot reveal that this 2017 variant looks more aggressive and it seems that it has adapted to an edgier look. Audi’s main focus would be implementing the latest technologies and building a car that is lighter, efficient and more powerful.
2017 Audi A5 Powertrain
It is expected that the 2017 Audi A5 will be available in three variants offering three unique engines. The basic variant will come with a four cylinder turbocharged 2.0 L engine that will generate more than 210 HP. The other variant will come with a 3.0 L V6 engine that will be supercharged and will be able to generate up to 333 HP. The last variant will come with a RSS V8 engine of 4.0 L and will be able to generate up to 450 HP. The last to variants are higher range and will come with many more features. Mentioned engines will be combined with a dual clutch seven speed gearbox or a manual six speed gearbox. Apart from that these new engines will also be more fuel efficient.
2017 Audi A5 Exterior & Interior Design
Considering the lost weight, we can say that they have used aluminum for this car’s body work. Other than that the new variant will also come with major exterior and interior redesigns. Not much is known regarding the powertrain upgrades. Predecessor of this variant did quite well in the market earlier and that will help this model to build a larger customer base.
Even though the 2017 Audi A5’s design will be new compared to its previous variants but rumours suggest that it will derive most of its design from the Audi A4 concept model. A new platform is also expected and it will be mated with a lightweight body. It will be known as the MLB Evo. Inside this car everything is new and up to date. New Cabin design is appreciable and it is equipped with all the latest technological features. Other major upgrades include a new front grille, advanced LED headlights, technologically advanced dashboard and a new system of infotainment.
2017 Audi A5 Release Date and Price
Audi has not revealed any definitive official information regarding the arrival and cost of this car. However it is likely that the 2017 Audi A5 will hit the showrooms by the second quarter of 2016. There has been some news regarding production delays and therefore 2017 are more convenient. As stated earlier, this variant will be priced reasonably keeping the fierce competition in mind. It is likely that that the price of this car will be between $40k and $70k. 2017 Audi A5’s price will also be a deciding factor for its success and the competition will be fierce. Even though this new variant will come with a lot of enhancements, the price tag won’t be very steep. Rivals like Mercedes C-class, Lexus RC will give this car a stiff competition.