Audi, the German luxury car
manufacturer, has introduced the Audi S5 Sportback in India. The Audi S5
Sportback, a five-door coupe is the first and only sportback in its segment and
is powered by a supercharged 3.0-litre TFSI quattro engine with an output of
333 hp. The Audi S5 Sportback is priced at Rs 62,95,000 ex-showroom
“The Audi S5 Sportback is an
extremely attractive proposition for customers desiring sportiness with
practicality. The Audi S5 Sportback brings cutting edge technology in an
efficient, sporty and powerful style while ensuring an exhilarating driving
experience with no compromise on fuel efficiency. Audi is a brand that has
several firsts to its credit. We introduced the first compact luxury open top
convertible the Audi A3 Cabriolet, India’s first production car with laser high
beam lighting: the limited edition Audi R8 LMX, first super sportscar with an
Avant body type, the Audi RS 6 Avant and now the Audi S5 Sportback, a first in
its segment will further strengthen our performance car portfolio in India,”
said Joe King, Head, Audi India.
The supercharged 3.0 V6 TFSI
quattro engine generates a torque
of 440 Nm and delivers an intense driving experience. The highly successful S
tronic dual-clutch transmission allows the Audi S5 Sportback to sprint from 0
to 100 km/h in 5.1 seconds and reach an electronically governed top speed of
The Audi S5 Sportback is
packed with advanced infotainment systems. At the very top is the Bang &
Olufsen Sound System, which comes as a standard. The MMI Navigation Plus with a
17.78 centimetre colour monitor has 3D navigation mapping enabled. Designed to
offer greater sound quality, the ten-channel amplifier of the Bang &
Olufsen Sound System delivers 505 watts of sound via 14 high-performance
speakers concealed behind aluminium-inlay covers. In conjunction with MMI
navigation plus, the system can play back DVDs in 5.1 Surround Sound.
The Audi S5 Sportback radiator
grille’s platinum grey insert with horizontal chrome struts lend it a sporty
character. The honeycomb grille in the air inlets with dual chrome trim and
angular fog lights, the exterior mirror housings in aluminium look, and the
sill mouldings painted in the same colour as the body enhances the car’s sporty
character. The single-frame grille bearing a subtle S5 badge and V6 T badging
on the front fenders perfectly complements the visual appeal of this car.
The matt brushed inlays add
sportiness and sophistication to the cabin. The leather-covered multifunction
flat bottomed sport steering wheel in three-spoke design with shift paddles in aluminium
look conveys an authentic racing feel. Draped in Alcantara upholstery, the
optional S sport seats in the front with S5 embossing and electric seat
adjustment offer excellent support. Inlays in matt brushed aluminium, underline
the sporty character of the Audi S5 Sportback.
Audi Drive Select available on
the Audi S5 Sportback regulates the power steering, engine management,
automatic transmission and automatic air conditioning system. The driver can choose
the mode in which these systems operate: Comfort, Auto, Dynamic, Efficiency and
Individual. Audi Parking System Plus with rear-view camera provides visual and
acoustic assistance when parking and manoeuvring. The system gives the driver
an acoustic warning of any obstacles and displays them on the central MMI.
The Audi S5 Sportsback has
eight airbags, two of which are dedicated rear-side airbags. The rear centre
armrest also comes equipped with a first-aid storage kit. The anti-theft wheel
bolts with a rotation ring and code key provide utmost security to the vehicle.
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