2021 Audi S5 Sportback Launched In India
The Audi S5 Sportback has been launched in the Indian market, with prices starting at Rs 79.06 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The facelifted A4 being launched first at the start of 2021 and now the S5 is the second launch in 2021 from Audi India. Audi India’s second launch of 2021, the S5 was teased a number of times before getting launched in the country. The four-door sports coupe will be brought to India as a Completely Built Unit (CBU). The German auto giant brings the new model with design changes, upgraded interior along new features. Let’s discuss all the points you need to know about this spicy Sportback.
The Audi S5 Sportback – Powerful and attractive
The new 2021 S5 Sportback luxury sedan in the Indian market is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 TFSI turbocharged petrol engine that churns out a maximum power output of 354 hp and a peak torque of 500Nm. The motor is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and gets Quattro All-Wheel-Drive. The S5 Sportback can sprint from 0-100 kmph in 4.8 seconds and has a top speed of 250 kmph.
The Audi S5 combines a progressive design with a sporty look. Standard features include Audi virtual cockpit plus, panoramic glass sunroof, matrix LED headlamps with a dynamic turn signal, MMI navigation plus with MMI touch, LED rear headlights with dynamic flashing light, sports contour flat-bottomed steering wheel, Audi drive select, parking aid plus with a rearview camera, 3-Zone climate control and S sports suspension.
The S5 Sportback also offers optional features such as comfort key with sensor-controlled compartment release, Audi park assist, Bang & Olufsen premium sound system, a head-up display, brake calipers in Red, S sports suspension with damper control, Audi exclusive black styling package and Inlays in carbon twill.
Inside the Car – Interior
The interior of the Audi S5 Sportback is impressively sporty. The horizontal design elements, high-quality materials and state-of-the-art infotainment platform create a special sense of space. The Audi S5’s front sports seats are stylish and extremely comfortable, coming in soft, premium Alcantara/Leather upholstery. The seats are electronically adjustable, while also being smart enough to memorise the driver’s adjustment preferences.
One can set the temperature of Audi S5 according to the preferences with the 3 Zone Automatic Air Conditioning, with air temperature controls in the front for the driver, centre console, and in the rear, too. A state-of-the-art sound system, the Bang & Olufsen premium sound system is a class apart. With 19 loudspeakers all over the car and the ones in front illuminating, a 755 W, 16-channel amplifier, and unique three-dimensional sound reproduction. With the Contour Lighting Package, the Audi S5 greets you with a soft ambient glow as soon as you enter it.
The 2021 Audi S5 Sportback has a striking exterior and the standard S-specific elements on the exterior of the Audi S5 Sportback underscore its sporty design: S bumpers, radiator grille with honeycomb design in matt titanium black with inserts in matt aluminium silver, wide air inlets in the frame and blade in matt aluminium silver at the front. The sporty chrome trims around the windows and a large rear spoiler accentuate the car’s aesthetic exteriors even further.
The 2021 Audi S5 Sportback is available in 8 exterior colour options – Metallic District Green, Metallic Navarra Blue, Metallic Tango Red, Daytona Grey with pearl effect, Quantum Grey, Ibis White, Metallic Mythos Black and Turbo Blue. Audi has made available different drive modes such as Comfort, Dynamic, Individual and Auto and based on the surface conditions they can be engaged depending on the driver’s preference.