Audi A5 Cabriolet and S5 Cabriolet more and better opencast

The new generation of the Audi A5 and has options open sky. Audi presents the new A5 Cabriolet and S5 Cabriolet, convertible four – seater and interesting design that offer a wide range of power trains, an inner state of the art, and a soft top acoustics and automatically opens and closes in 15 and 18 seconds, respectively, and up to a speed of 50 km / h. Both arrive at dealerships in April 2017.

With 4.67 meters long, the new A5 Cabriolet is 4.7 longer than its predecessor centimeters, but also looks sharper and muscular lines. Its appearance highlights the three – dimensional single -frame grille, hood nerves, a flatter rear window, LED taillights or brake light integrated in the battery compartment of the hood.

audi-a5-cabriolet-and-s5-cabriolet-more-and-better-opencastOne advantage of this new generation of A5 Cabriolet is that its body is lighter, allowing the total weight of the model down about 40 kilograms. The A5 Cabrio 2.0 TDI 190 hp front – wheel drive and weighs 1,690 kg, including typical, necessary structural reinforcements in a cabriolet, and indispensible security elements such as roll – over bars machines.

However, it also has 40% more torsional rigidity, which improves the dynamic behavior, to which contribute also widened tracks (1,587 mm front and 1,568 mm at the rear) and a revised suspension (now five arms on both axes). Optionally adaptive suspension dampers or variable sport steering hardness, for example is offered.

Three engines at launch, two later

At first the offer for the A4 Cabrio will feature three engines: A 2.0 TFSI 252 hp, 2.0 TDI 190 hp and 3.0 TDI 218 hp. Later another variant of the 2.0 TFSI, 190 hp, and more powerful 3.0 TDI, 286 hp will be added. According to Audi, the engine range offers 17% more power compared to the previous ones, reducing consumption by 22%.

Serial different versions are front – wheel drive , although of course available traction quattro, though -except option for the 3.0 TDI with 286 hp, which will take manufacturing. Depending on the version, the transmissions are a six – speed manual, automatic or Tiptronic eight – speed S-Tronic dual – clutch seven relations.

Audi S5 Cabrio: 354 hp with hair in the wind

With an engine 3.0 TFSI 354 hp (21 hp more than before), eight – speed tiptronic and quattro drive as standard, the S5 Cabrio is already moving in another league. It is capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.1 seconds and reaches a top speed limited to 250 km / h.

More space and technology

14 mm winning the battle of the A5 Cabrio and more compact seats, pose a greater space for its occupants : 18 millimeters more legroom in the case of the front and 26 millimeters wide at places the shoulder height in the case of the front. As for cargo capacity is concerned, the trunk has 380 liters (with roof closed), the lid is automatically opened (using the knob or a button on the inside) and is also offered as an option an opening system without hands.

Of course, and as usual, the interior design is as interesting as any Audi latest generation with high quality materials and a table of analog instruments that option may be digital – Audi Virtual Cockpit – with TFT monitor 12, 3 inches. Also available are the Head Up Display , hands – free microphones on belts, MMI Navigation Plus with MMI Touch and 8.3 – inch screen, DVD player and card, smartphone integration (iOS and Android) with induction charging, 4G module with Wi-Fi (free the first three years), sound Bang & Olufsen 19 – speaker , etc …

The allocation of series includes xenon headlights, Audi Drive Select, partially upholstered leather seats, MMI Radio Plus with 7 – inch screen and automatically operated hood, among other things. In addition, available until 30 assistance systems driving: adaptive cruise control with Stop & Go, assistant jams, collision avoidance system, assistant parking, cross traffic alert, signal recognition, assistant lane change, etc … More Reviews on :

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