2016 Audi S5 Engine, New

Many consumers are excited with the upcoming release of the new 2016 Audi S5 as it received a few updates as it faces competition with the Mercedes-Benz C350 Coupe and the BMW 435i. A release date is not confirmed but it is rumored that release will be within 2015. Audi’s S5 is known for its luxury interior, smooth ride and a high level of overall refinement. Previous model Audi S5s was already eye-catching but after a mid-cycle update the sedan now has a visual pop. Redesign includes addition of more angular headlights, a front fascia that is more aggressive and a single frame grille.

2016 Audi S5 front

2016 Audi S5 Exterior and Interior

The Audi S5 features are designed to show off a more sporting look and feel with modifications to the interior and a full complement of suspension. Power is delivered to the street via the Z-rated tires with the help of a lowered and tightened suspension and larger brakes. Carbon fiber trim, a unique steering wheel and special seats set off the interior. In-car internet connectivity is made possible by Audi Connect and Audi’s MMI infotainment interface which is made complete by high-resolution 3D satellite, aerial imagery and panoramic views. The new 2016 Audi S5 Coupe is available in two trim levels, Premium and Premium Plus. The Premium models come standard with leather upholstery, heated front seats, Bluetooth connectivity, tri-zone automatic climate control, fog lights, xenon headlights, LED taillights and 18-inch alloy wheels. The Premium Plus trim adds Audi side assists, a rear parking camera and a navigation system with Audi Connect.

With both trim levels, the consumer has the option to include ventilated seats, a performance-oriented Sport Differential package and adaptive cruise control. For safety the Audi S5 is equipped with dual front, front knee and side curtain and front side airbags as well as traction and stability control system and a tire-pressure monitoring system. For added safety the consumer can opt for Audi side assist on Prestige-trim models which monitors fast-approaching vehicles and blind spots.

2016 Audi S5 rear

2016 Audi S5 Engine

Powering the new 2016 S5 is a 3.0-liter V6 engine which offers 333 horsepower and 325 lb-ft torque. Transmissions can either be six-speed manual or seven-speed dual-clutch automatic; both drive the power to all 4 wheels via Audi’s Quattro all-wheel-drive-system with a noted speed of 0 – 60 in 4.9 seconds. The manual transmission has an estimated fuel economy rating at 17/26 and a rating of 18/28 is noted for the automatic transmission.

2016 Audi S5 interior

2016 Audi S5 Price and Release Date

These are just a few of the wonderful features the new 2016 Audi S5 has to offer. Its exact release date is still unknown but it will probably happen till the end of this year, 2016. Current research suggests a sale price range of approximately $51,000 to $67,000.

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