2016 Audi A5 Changes and Release date

2016 Audi A5

2016 Audi A5 is expected to make an appearance in the very end of the 2016 which basically makes it a 2017 model.New model comes improved in all segments.

Design and changes

It is still in an early phase of development, but some information has already been leaked in public.When it comes to the exterior design, it has been speculated that 2016 Audi A5 will use a MLB platform. This platform has previously been used by an Audi 2016 Q7 and the popular name for it is MLB Evo. It is a relatively new invention, but the fact that it has been used on one of the most popular car models of all times proves its high quality and functionality. There are some other Audis which will be made on the same platform such as Audi A8 of 2018 and Audi A4 of 2016. A combination of steel (of very high strength), aluminum and other materials has been increased in making the new Audi A5 in order to reduce the weight to 200 pounds.

2016 Audi A5 interior

Engine range and horsepower

As far as the performance of the new 2016 Audi A5 is concerned, it will offer a lot of different options depending on the trim. The basic model will be offered with a 2L TFSI engine as usual. The S5 will come in a combination with a 3L V6 and the RS 5 model will have a 4.2L V8. This last, but not least option will be able to produce up to impressive 475 hp. The new model will be offered a convertible version and with different performance data. Of course, as expected it will be offered a hybrid option. The rumor has it there will be a new model called A5 Sport back which will be sold only in the USA. The fuel consumption is expected to reach an exceptional level.

2016 Audi A5 side

2016 Audi A5 Expected price and competition

When it comes to the pricing of the new 2016 Audi A5, nothing has yet been confirmed, but it is speculated of a starting price of $39,000 which will go up. Its biggest competition is Lexus RC and Mercedes-Benz C-class coupe.

2016 Audi A5 rear

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