Audi is expected to release a new series of their luxurious and sport A5 sedan. The new 2021 Audi A5 series is expected to bear new paradigm and improvements over previous A5 generation. In this article we will offer some information and outlook of this new generation of luxurious sedan.
Based on the company’s revelation of design sketch. The 2021 Audi A5 is expected to have great of details. Audi will offer two variants of the A5, Luxurious sedan and an estate variant. The design would feature similar MLB platform as previous generation of A5 but with enhanced features.
Audi’s head of research and development division mentioned that, aside from several improvements made during the development of the car. This luxurious sedan will come with downscaled and more environmentally friendly engine. They may also release variant featuring turbocharged engine with hybrid electric capability, with high performance electric motor to enhance the automotive performance of the 2021 Audi A5 series.
2021 Audi A5 Redesign and Changes
The new 2021 Audi A5 series is expected to enjoy much improved and updated looks, which would define how Audi company design car in the future. The new A5 however will still be based on the earlier series. But with much improved looks and added luxury features.
The concept of the A5 based on the released sketch shows design cues that taken from the Q-7 and combined it with already established successful earlier A5 variants. The concept looks very modern and aesthetically pleasing. Which would not disappoint the Audi fans worldwide.
Unfortunately there aren’t much to be said on the interior design of the car as the company has not yet to release any details. However speculations based on the available company sketch suggest that the interior might be not of much differences compared to the earlier A5 version. However innovation and new design paradigm is expected like the also recently announced 2021 Acura ILX series. It is expected that similar elegance and high end look would also go for the new 2021 Audi A5 series.
The 2021 Audi A5 may likely feature much improved infotainment system as other competitior. The entertainment feature may includes touchsreen panels, not just for show but also enhance driving experience. The touchscreen may also allow for multifunctionality where driver can switch to other car feature like music player without need of separate device.
Drivetrain and performance
The details of the drive train on the 2021 Audi A5 series is sketchy at best. However according to rumour in the luxury car fans. The A5 may feature 2 liters four cylinders gasoline engine. Similar as the earlier variant. However there is also news that it could end up having souped up 4 litres, 8 cylinders in V configuration TDI turbocharged diesel engine.
The V8 engine boasts over 435 Hp of power. There is also optional hybrid plug and play options with battery pack, powerful electric motor and 2 litres TSFI turbocharged gasoline engine, that able to generate some 122 Hp of combined output power. Far cry from the V8 but much environmentally friendly.
The hybrid version is expected to appear and become the flagship of the A5 series as people start seeking more environmentally friendly car.
Release date and price
According to available news source. The new 2021 Audi A5 is expected to be released together with other variants the A7 and A8 in July 2017 in Europe. Global release however are still remain uncertain. The price range for the new 2021 Audi A5 however is expected to be somewhere between U$43,000-73,000 based on the customer’s request on package features.