2016 Audi A5 Coupe Novelties & Changes
The release date of the 2016 Audi A5 Coupe is approaching and thus we can learn more about the upcoming car. It will be changed in various ways. The 2016 A5 Coupe will be based on the new architecture, but there will also be other significant changes regarding the bodywork. The appearance of the coupe will also be altered. Of course, the coupe body design will contribute a lot to the appeal of the car, but the overall design language will clearly state that the A5 Coupe belongs to the Audi family. Since the new generation needs a complete redesign, the interior of this car will also be updated. As for the powertrain, the 2016 A5 Coupe probably won’t get new powerplants. According to some sources, the engine options won’t be changed — the two-door coupe will be powered by the same mills as the current model — but the engines will be updated. It’s expected that the mills which will power the 2016 Audi A5 Coupe come more fuel efficient and with boosted power output.
Exterior Design And Perks Which Come With MLB Evo Platform
The exterior of the 2016 Audi A5 Coupe will be modern and attractive. The coupe’s more appealing style won’t be the only change. Based on the MLB Evo platform, the 2016 A5 Coupe will probably be more fuel efficient. Use of the MLB Evo platform will improve the car’s performance because the overall body weight will be decreased. On the other hand, the 2016 Audi A5 Coupe will be larger than its predecessor, so the dimensions increase will also bring a longer wheelbase, so the coupe will be more stable on the road and the ride will be smoother. With fresh style, the exterior of the coupe will be sportier than before. The main elements of the car’s design will be revised in order to provide more aggressive appearance. The restyled grille, larger air intakes and slightly changed headlights will bring a more powerful look.
2016 Audi A5 Coupe Powertrain: Engine Options, Transmission And Drive
The version of the 2016 Audi A5 Coupe built for the U.S. market will be powered by a 3.0-liter V6 TFSI engine. Its more powerful version, the 2016 Audi S5 will have a supercharged V6 mill which generates 340 horsepower and 339 lb-ft of torque. The most powerful incarnation, the 2016 Audi RS5 will get a twin-turbo V6 engine that will replace the current V8 mill. The new V6 engine delivers 475 horsepower. As for the transmission, there will be two options: a six-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic. The 2016 Audi A5 Coupe is coming with standard front-wheel drive and optional all-wheel drive.
2016 Audi A5 Coupe Premiere, Release Date And Estimated Price
The 2016 Audi A5 Coupe is expected to be introduced early 2015 and it should be available shortly after the premiere. Currently there’s no official information about the coupe’s price. Some estimates say that the starting price of the entry level 2016 Audi A5 Coupe will be around $40,000.