At the auto show in Los Angeles 2016 will premiere the Audi A5 Cabriolet II generation, who will join the previously submitted coupe and Sportback in a new body. In this case, the company immediately prepared and S5 cabriolet version.
The design did not become a revelation – the Audi A5 Cabriolet 2017-2018, almost completely repeats the original coupe, with the exception of a fabric roof and boot lid. Compared to the previous generation vehicle, the car has received other lighting equipment, bumper, grille. The image as a whole was a bit stricter, but it was absolutely recognizable.
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Inside, Audi A5 Cabriolet 2016 is identical to the A4 model and A5 of the new generation, showing off a long series of air ducts on the front panel, the air conditioner unit with touch-sensitive buttons, as well as the ability to order a fully digital 12.3-inch instrument panel.
The basis laid down convertible chassis MLB Evo, which reduced the weight of the car by 40 kg compared to its predecessor (ie, the front-wheel version with a 190-horsepower diesel engine weighs 1 690 kg). In this model, the length increased by 47 mm (to 4673), while the wheelbase has added 14 mm (up to 2765).
The roof on the Audi A5 Cabriolet 2017 in a new body formed using electric drives for 15.0 seconds, and returns to its original position for 18.0 seconds. The procedure can be done on the fly if the speed does not exceed 50 km/h. Cargo capacity with the top up is 380 liters (+ 60 liters), and the back of the sofa backrest folded in the ratio of 50:50.
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The manufacturer notes that by almost distributes the machine sizes, as well as the revised design of seats, the cabin was spacious convertible at the shoulders and front passenger seats were added to the rear lap. And yet there are special microphones, allows you to communicate without having to raise voices when driving with the roof stowed.
As for the powertrain lineup for the new Audi A5 Cabriolet II, it is completely borrowed from Audi A5 Coupe. Customers are offered a 2.0-liter petrol TFSI capacity of 190 and 252 hp, two-liter diesel in the initial 190 forces, as well as the 3.0-liter V6 with 286 hp recoil (petrol) and 218 hp(diesel).
Default Drive front, but for a fee you can order the Quattro, which comes on top based versions.Transmissions, depending on the chosen engine, six-speed mechanical, 7-speed robot S tronic dual-clutch or 8-band gun. Information on the date of commencement of sales and prices for the Audi A5 Cabriolet 2017 yet.