The new Audi Q2 celebrated its public debut this spring, followed in early June by the Audi A5 and the S5 Coupé. Orders are now being accepted for all three models. The trio will hit the streets in fall.
Young, dynamic and assertive: the Audi Q2
The Audi Q2 combines characteristic SUV features with the agility of a compact sports car. The new polygon design, the blade on the C-pillar and the concave flanks underscore its powerful and edgy look. Widely-opening doors, the good visibility, 405 liters (14.3 cu ft) of luggage capacity and the power tailgate document its high functionality. The standard progressive steering provides for direct and dynamic handling. quattro drive, the Audi drive select dynamic handling system and adaptive damper control make the Audi Q2 even more fun to drive.
Infotainment and assistance systems from the full-size class make the Q2 fit for the connected world. Highlights include Audi connect, the Audi phone box, the Audi virtual cockpit and the head-up display. Support is provided by Audi pre sense front with pedestrian detection, the traffic jam assist, park assist and rear cross traffic assist.
Presales have begun for the 1.4 TFSI COD (cylinder on demand) with 110 kW (150 hp) and the 1.6 TDI with 85 kW (116 hp). The Q2 1.4 TFSI COD starts at 24,900 euros; the 1.6 TDI at 25,850 euros. The quattro versions will follow at the market launch this fall.
Sporty elegance – the Audi A5 Coupé and S5 Coupé
The second generation of the A5 Coupé has sharpened its looks and offers customers plenty of high tech. A wider and flatter Singleframe grille, the distinctive air inlets and the long, low engine hood with a power dome characterize the completely new front end. The side view is dominated by a three-dimensional, wave-shaped shoulder line typical for the A5 Coupé. Numerous technologies that underscore the premium character of the A5 Coupé are available, including Audi connect, Matrix LED headlights, adaptive cruise control Stop&Go including traffic jam assist, Audi virtual cockpit and the 3D sound system from Bang & Olufsen.
The newly developed chassis is simultaneously sporty and comfortable. With optional damper control, the driver can even actively influence the ride at the push of a button thanks to the standard Audi drive select. The engineers have increased the output of the new engines by 17 percent compared with the previous model. At the same time, they reduced fuel consumption by up to 22 percent and weight by as much as 60 kilograms (132.3 lb). There is currently a choice of three engines for the A5 Coupé: the 2.0 TFSI with 185 kW (252 hp), the 2.0 TDI with 140 kW (190 hp) and the six-cylinder TDI with 160 kW (218 hp). Prices start at 43,150 euros.
In the S5 Coupé, the 3.0 TFSI with 260 kW (354 hp) combines sports car performance with a new degree of efficiency. The turbocharged V6 engine accelerates the top model from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 4.7 seconds and consumes just 7.3 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (32.2 US mpg). S5 emblems on the exterior and S-specific interior details underscore the power. The extensive list of standard equipment includes LED headlights, 18-inch cast aluminum wheels, S sport suspension, an eight-speed tiptronic and quattro drive. The price for the new S5 Coupé is 62,500 euros.