New Audi A5 Sportback Revealed: Official Photos and Details [+video]

16 07 2009

Nowadays a new photo of the new A5 Sportback has leaked and fully revealing the five-door coupe’s profile. Early the first official teaser shots of the new Audi A5 Sportback has revealed along with initial information that includes details on the entry prices and the engine range.

Audi A5 Sportback official photo | AutoWorld

Designing to be as “emotional and elegant as a vehicle, as comfortable as a sedan, and as handy as an Avant,” the A5 Sportback is essentially a five-door sedan. Although the teaser tape only shows a performer stretching the A5 Sportback’s intention, Audi states that the new shape skin a large rear engrave, a willowy tapering roofline which is 36 mm (1.4″) inferior to the A4 Sedan‘s, and four frameless doors with “dynamic skylight styling.”

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The new A5 Sportback features a somewhat more practical lift-gate instead of the traditional trunk. Audi claims that the Sportback’s baggage volume of 480 liters (17.0 cubic feet) of cargo capacity and 980 liters (34.6 cubic feet) when the rear seats are folded down.

At launch, the A5 Sportback will be open with three diesels and two petrol engines. Diesel versions contain the 2.0 TDI with 125 kW (170 hp) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque, a 2.7 TDI with 140 kW (190 hp) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft), and a 3.0-liter V6 TDI with 176 kW (240 hp) and 500 Nm (369 lb-ft) torque. On the petrol edge, possible owners can choose a 2.0 TFSI quattro with 155 kW (211 hp) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque or a more robust 3.2-liter V6 quattro with 195 kW (265 hp) will be combined with Audi’s all-wheel drive quattro system.

Performance options include newly urban ESP logic with an electronic differential strand for improved steering response, Audi sink exclusive, adaptive shock absorbers, and dynamic steering with continually wavering assistance.

Look for the new A5 will be arrive in European showrooms this September with a stand value of €36,050. Unfortunately, the A5 Sportback don’t get to America. Audi of America explains that the new model doesn’t fit its current plans for this market. In other words, the company doesn’t think it can sell enough of the five-door hatchbacks to justify the expense of federalizing it.



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