2016 Audi A5 Coupe vs. 2012 Audi A5 Coupe

The second technology Audi A5 Coupe had its world premiere in Ingolstadt yesterday and can go on sale in Germany in Autumn 2016 (September-November). This is how the second-gen 2016 A5 Coupe compares with the first-gen 2012 A5 Coupe.


The second technology Audi A5 Coupe has grown in size and has an extended wheelbase in comparison with the primary technology Audi A5 Coupe.

Just like the Audi A4, from which it is derived, the Audi A5 Coupe has entered its new technology with an evolutionary redesign. Thus, the 2016 Audi A5 Coupe is not drastically totally different in look from the 2012 Audi A5 Coupe, but it surely actually appears to be like sharper and more experienced. The primary technology mannequin measures 4,626 mm in size, 1,854 mm in width and 1,372 mm in peak, and has a wheelbase of two,751 mm. The second technology mannequin measures 4,673 mm in size, 1,846 mm in width and 1,371 mm in peak, and has a wheelbase of two,764 mm.


2016 Audi A5 Coupe vs. 2012 Audi A5 Coupe interior dashboard driver side
The 2016 Audi A5 Coupe will get the brand new 12.3-inch Audi digital cockpit fully-digital instrument cluster.

The inside of the 2016 Audi A5 Coupe in comparison with the 2012 Audi A5 Coupe is far more ergonomic and technologically superior. It is similar to that of the 2016 A4 and different newest fashions from the corporate. Due to an extended wheelbase, the all-new A5 is extra spacious for the driving force and passengers. The continual air vent strip, Audi digital cockpit with a 12.3-inch TFT show and the MMI navigation plus infotainment system with an 8.3-inch freestanding show are among the many main adjustments inside.


The 2012 Audi A5 Coupe was primarily based on the MLP platform, whereas the 2016 Audi A5 Coupe is predicated on the MLB-Evo platform. Due to the all-new platform, the brand new technology A5 Coupe is as a lot as 60 kg lighter in comparison with the earlier technology A5 Coupe. The 2016 A5 Coupe shall be out there with two TFSI petrol and three TDI diesel engines at launch. These engines, having outputs starting from 140 kW (190 hp) and 210 kW (286 hp), supply as much as 17% extra efficiency and are as much as 22% extra gasoline environment friendly. Transmission decisions embrace 6-speed guide, 7-speed S tronic and 8-speed tiptronic.

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