Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer, has launched the new Audi S5 Sportback in India at a starting price of Rs 79.06 lakhs (ex-showroom). The four-door sports coupe is being brought to India via the CBU route. Powering the latest Audi S5 Sportback is a 3.0-litre, twin-turbo TFSI petrol engine delivering 354 hp and 500 Nm of torque, mated to an 8-speed Tiptronic gearbox that sends power to all four wheels. The car can do 100 km/h in a quick 4.8 seconds.
The Audi S5 Sportback receives revised styling elements like Single frame grille which is now flatter with slits above, S model bumpers with larger air intakes, 5 double arm S Design alloy wheels along with optional red brake calipers and flowing four-door coupe shape.
Inside, the Audi S5 Sportback offers a flat-bottomed steering wheel, sport front seats and Alcantara leather upholstery, Audi Virtual Cockpit Plus, an updated MMI system and a panoramic glass sunroof are amongst other highlights inside. Head-up display and a 19 speaker, 755W Bang & Olufsen Premium Sound system with 3D sound are among optional upgrades available to buyers.
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head of Audi India, said, “The Audi S5 Sportback is the second product launch this year and we are excited to launch this beauty in India. The Audi S5 Sportback stands out for its distinctive styling and engaging driving experience on one hand, and everyday usability and five-seat comfort on the other. Glamorous, powerful and practical, it is an enticing proposition for buyers who want it all. The introduction of the Audi S5 Sportback will further strengthen our performance cars portfolio in the country.”
Mr. Dhillon further added, “With the introduction of new products we are focused on customer delight across segments. Our sales in tier-II and III cities are also growing and we expect it to pick up further during the year. 2021 is a very exciting year for Audi India and customers will be thrilled with what lies ahead for brand Audi. All I can say at this moment is, stay tuned for lots of action in the coming months!”