2021 Audi S5 Sportback India Launch Price Revealed
Audi India has launched the new S5 Sportback facelift in the market today at 79.06 lakhs. The German automaker had teased the model earlier this month and the performance four-door coupe will come to the market very soon. The new 2021 Audi S5 Sportback India model arrives just days after the BMW M340i xDrive, its direct rival in the segment. The BMW M340i is locally assembly at Rs 62.90 lakhs while the Audi is a CBU. It also competes with the Mercedes-AMG C 43. Both these cars are six-cylinder engines, the C43 will come in the future with only a four-cylinder motor. Let us look at what Audi has to offer.
Large surfaces, sharp edges, an exciting play of light and shadow – the exterior design of the S5 embodies in the progressive Audi design language.
Striking shoulder line arches dynamically above the wheel housings.
A wide, low single-frame grille features three-dimensional aluminum struts and is flanked by the standard Matrix LED headlights.
U-shaped clasps structure the large, pentagonal air inlets, which are partly filled with honeycomb grilles and separate openings allow direct airflow into the wheel housings for improved aerodynamics.
Exterior mirrors have aluminium-look housings and the strongly contoured side sills are particularly eye-catching.
The Audi S5 Sportback has a spoiler integrated into the luggage compartment lid. LED rear lights with dynamic turn signals are standard.
There is a choice of eight paint finishes, including Turbo Blue, Daytona Gray, and Tango red.
The 48.26 cm, 5 double arm S style Graphite Gray alloys along with optional red brake calipers add to the sportiness of the Audi S5 Sportback.
An optional Black styling package can be selected to make the Audi S5 Sportback stand out even more.
Horizontal lines characterize the design. A wide band of air vents, an elegant air conditioning panel, and a large decorative surface define the instrument panel layout.
The large glass panoramic sunroof provides a glorious view of the sky from inside the car.
Electrically adjustable front Sports seats with Driver side memory are standard.
Seat coverings are available in a leather/Alcantara combination and you can choose from the Black and Rotor Gray colors.
The illuminated door sill strips, the sport leather flat-bottom steering wheel with multifunction plus, and the clasp on the tiptronic selector lever bear the S logo with a red rhombus.
The pedal caps and the footrest are stainless steel; the inlays are made of matt-brushed aluminum with additional options to choose from.
Contour Ambient lighting that you can control and choose from 30 different colours.
The S5 Sportback features 3-zone automatic air conditioning as standard.
Controls and infotainment:
The MMI system onboard the S5 models offers a highly modern control logic.
Features intelligent free-text search function and the voice control function recognizes inputs from everyday speech.
Audi Virtual Cockpit plus offers a fully digital instrument cluster for the flexible and need-based display of information relevant to the driver.
Innovative, fully digital 31.24 cm instrument cluster in full HD resolution, Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus comes with three customizable view modes: Sport, S performance & Dynamic.
The optional head-up display projects important data onto the windshield as symbols and digits.
The infotainment system is modular, with MMI navigation plus with MMI touch and a 25.65 cm monitor topping the infotainment range.
Audi Sound system is standard and can be upgraded to Bang & Olufsen Premium Sound system with a 3D sound that has 19 speakers with a maximum output of 755W.
The Audi Smartphone interface helps get easy access to your phone system, navigation, music, and third-party apps via the MMI touch display or smartphone.
The optionally available Audi Park Assist works in tandem with the Parking System to identify suitable bay and kerb-sized parking spaces using ultrasonic sensors. While the driver accelerates and changes gears, the system automatically steers the vehicle during parking.
Optional Comfort Key with sensor-controlled luggage compartment release.
3.0 TFSI V6 petrol engine uses turbocharging and a combination of direct injection and indirect injection for best efficiency and performance.
Output is 354 hp (260 kW), and 500 Nm of torque is available between 1,370 and 4,500 rpm.
A sporty exhaust note provides a fitting soundtrack
The eight-speed tiptronic: lightning-fast and smooth
The start-stop system helps reduce fuel consumption and CO₂ emissions by switching the engine off when the vehicle is stationary. The system can be deactivated at any time via a button.
The 3.0 TFSI transmits its power to a lightning-fast and smooth-shifting eight-speed Tiptronic transmission system.
Lower gears feature short, sporty ratios, while the upper gears are long to reduce revs and fuel consumption.
Let the torque converter automatic transmission work on its own or one can choose to switch to manual for more control.
Shift sequence and connection logic are optimized for rapid development of traction.
quattro permanent all-wheel drive and sporty suspension:
Self-locking center differential with quattro permanent all-wheel drive system transfers power from the eight-speed tiptronic to all four wheels.
Torque is normally distributed in a ratio of 40:60 between the front and rear axle.
The S Sports suspension with Damper Control comes with damper settings for more direct contact with the road and sportier handling.
S Sports Suspension is standard and can be upgraded to the sophisticated S Sports Suspension with Damper Control that contributes to the sporty driving dynamics of the Audi S5 Sportback.