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2017 Audi A5 Coupe Review


The 2017 Audi A5 Coupe is the next-gen coupe in the A5 lineup that is expected to come with an athletic, elegant and sporty design. The design of the new coupe goes hand-in-hand with the refined aerodynamics. Beneath the skin, it impresses with an all-fresh chassis, commanding powertrains, and pioneering infotainment features and driver support systems.

2017 Audi A5 Coupe

2017 Audi A5 Coupe Exterior

The 2017 A5 Coupe features an impressive new, contemporary external look. It is, however, true to its chromosome with the elegant and sporty character being offered to the new edition. The 3-D wave-shaped shoulder line that already exemplified the earlier model establishes this. The accurately sweeping line with well-defined bulges over the wheel curves highlights all four wheels, which is an indication to the Quattro all-wheel drive system.

The new coupe comes with the perfectly balanced outside proportions with an elongated engine hood, the extended wheelbase, and the short projections highlight its sportiness. The entire body of the new coupe is constructed using a blend of frivolous materials that reduce its curb weight by 132.3 pounds (60 kg). The front part of the new 2017 Audi A5 Coupe comes equipped with a considerably flatter and wider carved single-frame grille when compared to that of the earlier model. The LED backlights and the discretionary LED headlamps or Matrix LED headlamps with active turn signals make high-end expertise visible even after gloomy.
2017 Audi A5 Coupe

The fresh chassis is one of the strengths of the new A5 Coupé, as it provides the driver with the best comfort, combined with a high level of nimbleness. It hence manages contracted, windy mountain paths and extensive trips with equal composure. The optional suspension system with damper control is incorporated into the Audi drive select, a dynamic handling system, which allows the driver to adjust the basic feature in manifold steps.
The newly developed electromagnetically power steering of the coupe adopts consistent with its current velocity and offers highly accurate road response. The discretionary dynamic steering varies its gear ratio according to the velocity and the steering angle.

Audi A5 Coupe 2017 Interior

The interior of the 2017 Audi A5 Coupe gains from the amplified size and an extended wheelbase, which offers more breathing space to the passengers and the driver. The horizontal structural design of the instrument panel and the nonstop air vent strip generate a wide sense of breathing space.
As usual, the cabin of the new coupe comes with high-quality seats, upholstered in high-quality leather. The cabin of the new vehicle is offered with an extensive range of color options to offer an enjoyable ambiance to the passengers. The discretionary ambient illumination accentuates the interior of the new coupe with an option of 30 adaptable shades.

The coupe comes with the cargo capacity of 16.4 cubic feet (465 liters), which is 0.4 cubic feet (10 liters) more than with that of the earlier model. The cabin comes equipped with the 40:20:40 split rear seat configuration and can be folded frontward easily using levers in the luggage section. It also comes equipped with the gesture control feature as an option that allows the opening of the luggage section lid through a foot movement. The discretionary trailer hitch is electrically discharged at the press of a key.

2017 Audi A5 Coupe Interior

The new coupe comes with a virtual cockpit and a TFT display as an option for the first time. The cabin also comes outfitted with the latest version of Infotainment system, incorporated with the Audi Connect, as well. Both Android Auto and Apple Car Play are made compatible with the Smartphone interface. For sensitive hi-fi enthusiasts, the Bang & Olufsen audio system with its pioneering 3D sound will be offered as an option.

The new Audi A5 2017 also comes outfitted with the discretionary Audi connect safety and service pack. This package consists of helpful functions, such as a mechanical emergency call during the occurrence of an accident, online roadside support and Audi service demand in addition to remote functions, which can be used with the multimedia interface connect app on a smartwatch, Smartphone or in combination with the fourth cohort Apple TV from a TV. Examples consist of locking and unlocking the vehicle, checking where the vehicle is parked and calling up the status of the vehicle.

Engine

This time, the German version of the 2017 Audi A5 coupe comes equipped with two TFSI engines and three TDI power units.
The first engine will be a TFSI unit with the displacement of 1.4 liters to deliver the coupe the essential power and twist of 148 ponies and 184 lbs per foot respectively.
The next TFSI engine will be of capacity 2.0 liters, which will be tuned in two levels. The first level tuned engine will deliver the power and twist of 187 ponies and 236 lbs per foot respectively, whereas the second tuned unit delivers the power and twist of 268 ponies and 443 lbs per foot respectively.

When comes to diesel variants, the first four-cylinder 2.0-liter capacity diesel unit produces the maximum power and twist of 148 ponies and 236 lbs per foot respectively, and it is again finely tuned to deliver the maximum power and twist of 184 ponies and 295 lbs per foot respectively
The next V6, 3.0-liter capacity diesel unit will also be tuned in two levels, such that the first tuned unit produces the maximum power and twist of 215 ponies and 295 lbs per foot respectively and the second tuned unit produces the maximum power and twist of 268 ponies and 443 lbs per foot respectively.

The new Audi A5 Coupe 2017 US version will be equipped with two engines, such that first 2.0-liter TFSI unit produces the maximum power and twist of 248 ponies and 273 lbs per foot respectively, whereas the second V6, 3.0-liter unit produces the maximum power and twist of 215 ponies and 295 lbs per foot respectively.
For the 2017 model year, Audi offers its new coupe with three types of transmission systems, such as manual, Tiptronic and S-Tronic. The Tiptronic and manual gearboxes would send power to the back or front wheels of the vehicle. All models of the new coupe would come equipped with the Quattro all-wheel-drive system of Audi that has wheel-discriminating torque control.

Base price and the date of release

The release date of the 2017 Audi A5 Coupe is expected to be during late 2016 and its base cost starts from $ 40,000 and it goes up to $ 70,000, according to the options.

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