2017 Audi A5 Cabriolet

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The 2017 Audi A5 is a four-passenger luxury coupe which is additionally accessible as a cabriolet (convertible). Motivating the Audi A5 is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder motor which produces 220 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard on the coupe and an eight-speed automatic is standard on the convertible and optionally available on the coupe.

The presentation of the new Audi A5 Cabriolet completes the new generation of the A5 family. Up to four people can relish strong driving pleasure on board the open-top mid-sized model. The fully automated acoustic hood is able to open and close up to a speed of 50 km/h (31.1 mph). In the Audi S5 Cabriolet a new six-cylinder turbocharged engine generating 354 hp and 500 Nm (368.8 lb-ft) of torque guarantees superior performance.

The designers employed the glossy lines of the Coupé for the styling of the new Audi A5 Cabriolet. The rear window is now flatter and emphasizes the energetic looks, as do the short overhangs and the long wraparound hood with power dome. With an overall length of 4,673 millimeters (15.3 ft), the latest A5 Cabriolet is 47 millimeters (1.9 in) longer than the previous model.

The timeless cloth-top fits to perfection and delivers exceptional aeroacoustics owing to effective insulation. The brand new one-touch opening feature renders operating the common acoustic hood significantly easier:Just a swift pull of the switch is all it takes to open the cloth-top absolutely automatically in 15 seconds or close it in 18 seconds - even while driving up to 50 km/h (31.1 mph).

The front is ruled by a three-dimensional Singleframe grille which is significantly flatter and wider than it used to be. The wave-shaped shoulder line - a signature styling element of the entire A5 family - makes the A5 Cabriolet highly classy. The pronounced protuberances over the wheel arThe 2017 Audi A5 is a four-passenger luxury vehicle offered in both coupe and cabriolet (convertible) body styles. It is driven by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine which produces 220 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The coupe is equipped with a six-speed manual transmission while the cabriolet comes standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission which is also optional on the coupe.

The premiere of the new Audi A5 Cabriolet marks the completion of the A5's new generation. It is designed to comfortably house up to four people and its fully automatic acoustic hood can open and close up to a speed of 50 kilometers per hour. In the Audi S5 Cabriolet, an increased six-cylinder turbocharged engine developing 354 horsepower and 368.8 pound-feet of torque is featured for added power.

The new Audi A5 Cabriolet is styled similarly to the Coupé, with a flatter rear window for a sportier look, shorter overhangs and a long, wraparound hood. It measures 4,673 millimeters in length, 47 millimeters longer than its predecessor. Its classic soft top features exceptional aeroacoustics and its one-touch opening/closing function can be operated with just a pull of the switch, opening in 15 seconds and closing in 18 seconds, all while driving at up to 50 kilometers per hour.

At the front, a three-dimensional Singleframe grille is featured, flatter and wider than before. The familiar, wave-like shoulder line runs along the sides and a power dome is present on the hood. LED headlights, rear lights and optional dynamic turn signals adorn the exterior and emphasize the high-tech feel in dim environments.

The suspension tuning is sporty, courtesy of its wide track and long wheelbase of 2,765 millimeters. The five-link suspension employs adaptive dampers as an optional feature, allowing drivers to choose between a highly dynamic or comfortable driving experience. Its electromechanical power steering offers great feedback from the road and increased steering precision, with a dynamic steering option available.

The body of the new Audi A5 Cabriolet is the most stiff in its class and at the same time is among the lightest in the segment. Thanks to the clever combination of materials and a lightweight design, engineers have enhanced the torsional stiffness of the prior model by forty percent. This makes the Cabriolet's handling even more agile. The total mass of the new generation has been reduced by as much as forty kilograms (88.2 pounds). The front-wheel-drive A5 Cabriolet with 190 horsepower 2.0 TDI weighs 1,690 kilograms (3725.8 pounds).

Extra struts in the body in comparison with the Coupé and reinforced sills compensate for the lack of a fixed roof. In the event of a crash and rollover, head-thorax side airbags and automatically extending aluminum profiles ensure the safety of the occupants.

Initially, there is a selection of three engines for the new Audi A5 Cabriolet in Germany - a 2.0 TFSI with 185 kilowatts (252 horsepower), a 2.0 TDI with 140 kilowatts (190 horsepower) and a 3The body of the latest Audi A5 Cabriolet is one of the stiffest in its class, yet remains light in comparison with other vehicles in the segment. A combination of careful material selection and geometric lightweight design have improved the predecessor model's torsional stiffness by forty percent. As a result, the car's agility has increased, while the total weight has been reduced by up to forty kilograms (88.2 lb), with the front-wheel-drive A5 Cabriolet featuring a 190 hp 2.0 TDI weighing 1,690 kilograms (3725.8 lb).

Additional elements in the body, which contrast with that of the Coupé and reinforced sills, provide protection in lieu of a fixed roof. The security of passengers is ensured by the introduction of head-thorax side airbags and automatically extending aluminum profiles, in the instance of a crash and rollover.

Currently, a selection of three engines are available in Germany for the A5 Cabriolet - a 2.0 TFSI with 185 kW (252 hp), a 2.0 TDI with 140 kW (190 hp) and a 3.0 TDI with 160 kW (218 hp). Further engine variants are scheduled for launch, such as a 2.0 TFSI with 140 kW (190 hp) and a 3.0 TDI with 210 kW (286 hp), and each engine offers higher power levels than before, but consumes up to 22 percent less fuel. All engines showcase a combination of performance and efficiency, particularly the two 3.0 TDI six-cylinder variants.

A variety of transmission and drive solutions are available, including manual, dual-clutch and tiptronic. Standard drive comes via the front wheels, while Quattro and all-wheel drive are available as optional extras, and are standard on the 3.0 TDI with 210 kW (286 hp).

The Audi S5 Cabriolet exhibits an impressive 3.0 TFSI engine, producing 260 kW (354 hp) of power - 15 kW (21 hp) higher than previously. Accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 5.1 seconds, and having an electronically governed top speed of 250 km/h (155.3 mph), this model also comes equipped with Quattro permanent all-wheel drive and an eight-speed tiptronic transmission.

The increased dimensions of the vehicle, along with its extended wheelbase of fourteen millimeters (0.6 in) and more compact seats, all contribute to an improved overall passenger experience, with increased shoulder and knee room in the front and rear respectively.

The instrument panel has been designed in a horizontal form, accompanied by an extended air vent strip, providing an airy atmosphere. High-grade materials, distinctive colouring and meticulous workmanship contribute to a superior ambience. An additional option is the ambient lighting system, with thirty adjustable colours decorating the interior.

In regards to the luggage compartment, when the hood is closed it has a capacity of 380 litres (13.4 cubic feet). Should the soft top be opened, the soft top compartment in the luggage compartment automatically descends, and ascends again once the soft top is closed, affording the greatest possible storage space when necessary. The rear seat is a 50:50 split, permitting easy folding forward with the help of levers in the luggage compartment. The tailgate is a standard feature of the Audi A5 Cabriolet, which opens through the use of the remote control key or the button situated in the driver's door. As an optional extra, the gesture control feature is available, where a sensor placed in the bumper will detect a kicking motion of the foot, and the optional convenience key, instigating the tailgate to open.

The operating and display concept employs natural language voice control and free-text search, allowing the user to operate all functions with ease. Seat belt microphones for the driver and front passenger are included as standard, even with the hood open, in order to enhance the vocal quality. As an alternative to the analog instrument dials, the Audi virtual cockpit is offered, exhibiting diverse display options. The TFT monitor measuring 12.3 inches provides superior visuals, with a resolution of 1024 x 480 pixels. The MMI navigation plus with MMI Touch is the highest level of infotainment, coming with an 8.3-inch monitor, a DVD drive and 10 GB flash memory, alongside two card readers, an AUX-IN connection and a USB charging port.

The LTE module in the new Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolet enables access to Audi connect online services free of charge for three years as well as five free map updates for the navigation system. In addition, the media hub also provides a Wi-Fi hotspot, allowing passengers with mobile devices to connect to the World Wide Web.

The Audi smartphone interface integrates both iPhones and Android cellphones into the MMI, allowing the user to enjoy an environment specifically designed to their model. Moreover, the Audi phone box establishes a connection with the on-board antenna in order to improve smartphone reception, while also providing charging services through the Qi standard, without requiring any wires. The Bang & Olufsen Sound System includes a 3D sound effect and enhanced bass from a second woofer, in addition to 755 watts of power supplied to 19 loudspeakers, creating a sense of sitting in a concert hall in the driver's seat.

For improved safety, comfort and efficiency, the Audi A5 Cabriolet encompasses up to 30 driver assistance systems. This range of amenities feature the adaptive cruise control system, Stop&Go, including traffic jam assist and the predictive efficiency assistant, both of which are exclusive to this segment. Furthermore, collision avoidance assist enables the car to execute a recommended driving line in order to avoid a potential accident, evaluated through data taken from the front camera, ACC, and radar sensors. Other assistance systems are turn assist, park assist, rear cross traffic assist, exit warning, camera-based traffic sign recognition, Audi active lane assist and Audi side assist.

In addition to the driver assistance systems, the Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolet come with a large variety of equipment included by default, such as xenon headlights, the Audi drive select dynamic handling system, partial leather seats, an Audi MMI radio plus with 7-inch color display, seat belt microphones and one-touch opening of the soft top. With several equipment packages available, the user can express their individuality by customizing their model.

The Audi A5 and S5 Cabriolets will be available in Europe from March of 2017, with the Audi A5 Cabriolet starting at EUR 49,350 and the S5 Cabriolet at EUR 67,800.

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