2016 Audi S5 Redesign, Specifications and Review

Rumors are circulating that Audi is preparing the 2016 Audi S5, some sources even said that it will be introduced sometime in 2015. It’s still fresh in our mind that the 2015 model year has just released a few months ago, but now words about the 2016 model year begin to emerge widely. Even if it’s not confirmed yet, the 2016 S5 is possible considering large Audi loyal fanbase, quality and exceptional driving experience they has to offer may attract even more potential buyers.

2016 Audi S5 Red Showcased at Auto Show

Exterior

The exterior design from the 2016 S5 will end up being somewhat different. The car is going to be bit curvier, in order to enhance the aerodynamics. The front will typically keep the recognizable appear, but the grille is going to be changed for a bigger one, and the headlights is going to be new, but still of top quality. The bumpers will additionally be changed, as well since the window design. The LED lights at the rear may also be changed.

2016 Audi S5 Red Rear View at Auto Show

Interior

Coming towards interior main point to highlight is that it is also going to face refreshments and company has made the decision of including higher quality seating and decorative materials and this will provide a nice and comfortable appearance to the vehicle. The best part is that entertainment system is also going to face up gradation more specifically the audio system will be renewed. The car will be provided with all modern tools and equipments and main focus will be upon improving the safety level of passengers for getting better and improved results.

2016 Audi S5 Interior View

Powertrain

As the main engine under the hood of 2016 Audi S5 will be offered 3L V6 TFSI engine with output of 345 horses and 325 lb-ft of torque. This engine can be expected to coupe, convertible and sportback version. Engineers are predicted to be paired with an automatic transmission with seven speed. However, there are rumors that perhaps could appear manual transmission with six speed as optional accessory. Although all S models use only company’s quattro four-wheel drive as standard, here in Audi S5 using a Torsen-based centre diff system. So old 4,2L V8 FSI engine is definitively withdrawn from use. It is quite justified because the power stayed the same, and fuel consumption is lower. The old engine was consuming 12,6 L/100km, while new engine consuming 9 L/100km.

2016 Audi S5 Release Date and Price

Launch timing of the 2016 Audi S5 is expected to happen sometime this year, it will be offered as 2016 model year. Pricing is yet to be announced by the German automaker. However, some online sources suggest that pricing will start at $60,000 for base model. Main competition will be BMW 4-Series, Lexus RC, Cadillac ATS Coupe and Mercedes-Benz C-class Coupe. We will update you soon as more information becomes available.

One Response to 2016 Audi S5 Redesign, Specifications and Review

  1. GregB says:

    Got word this week that Audi will start building my new 2016, yes 2016 Audi S5 next week with delivery by end of June…can’t wait!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *