The Audi A5 is a family of cars represented by the German automaker Audi in the 2007 model range.
Audi A5 (type AU484) - variant of the 4th generation Audi A4 (B8) in the coupe body. Exit A5 marked the return of Audi to the mid-size coupe market, where Audi was introduced to the 1996 Audi Coupé (B3 / B4) based on the Audi 80.
The Audi A5 debuted on the new Audi MLP platform (Modular Longitudinal Platform), which was planned as the basis for next generation Audi A4, A6 and A8. The platform is remarkable for moving away from the "overhung" position of the engine setting in front of the front axle, now the engine is positioned behind it, it is made to achieve a more even distribution of weight (52:48) between the front and rear axles.
The Audi A5 is the third coupe in the Audi model range, along with the second generation of TT and R8. The A5 borrowed a number of elements from the Nuvolari quattro concept. The A5 debuted with a 3.2-liter FSI V6 engine with 261 bhp power. (195 kW).
December 3, 2008 presented the A5 and S5 in the Cabriolet (type AU485), cars debuted at the Detroit Motor Show in 2009. A5 Cabriolet replaced Audi A4 Convertible.
In September 2009, the Frankfurt Motor Show presents a five-door hatchback A5 Sportback.
In July 2011, Audi introduced an upgraded version of the A5, which debuted on November 5, 2011.
The second generation Audi A5 (F5 index) debuted at the beginning of 2016. The car is built on the MLB-Evo platform with the new Audi A4. Sports modification Audi RS5 will make its debut in 2017.
The Audi A5 Convertible 2016 is a version with a folding upper model of the A5 Coupe. The Audi A5 version of the coupe looks very stylish, and both models (coupes and cabriolets) bring pleasure in the driving process and behave confidently on the road. The car has a flexible control that transforms the driving process into fun. The ride is confident and stable at the same time. An elegant exterior styling of the shape and finish, as well as a salon of fine work, are attractive features of the Audi A5.
The flexible control of the Audi A5 and quick response to the steering wheel make the trip a pleasure. The deflection of the body is virtually invisible on the corners, while the insignificant effort required to rotate the steering wheel at low speed increases as you determine the optimal driving mode at high speed. The four-wheel drive system works clearly. When tested on the track, while working on the edge of its capabilities, the Audi A5 has demonstrated stability and speed safety. Also, the car showed good speeds when maneuvering in critical situations, but sharp turns on the curves lower the confidence of drivers in their own power.