2018 Audi A5 Convertible Price, Specs and Release Date
First revealed in Germany, the coming of new Audi A5 is just waiting the time. Targeting the US marketplace in its initial release, the A5 will join the trace of the former Audi coupe version. Available as convertible one, the upcoming Audi is being prepared to face the 2018 auto competition. Over years under the development, the auto team has done some tweaks and improvements on the overall performance of the Audi A5. Some reports told us the 2018 Audi A5 Convertible is built up to have more aggressive outlook and more reduced weight. Just expect there will be more details coming up.
Sharing some styling cues with the coupe version, the new A5 has somewhat its own characteristics. On the platform, the auto designer relies upon the framework of VW Group’s MLB that opens chances for the lightweight and improved bodywork. Weighing all around 90 pounds lighter, the 2018 Audi A5 Convertible could successfully reinforce the better speed performance and higher torque. The unique feature is captured on the car top as it enhances a full line of one-touch power. Along with the current soft top, it is lowering in 15 seconds and rising in 18 seconds when driving up to 31 MPH of the speed.
The A5 interior looks wider than its forerunners. The longer wheelbase and new seats adjustments possessing the extra room at 1.0 inch of front shoulder and 0.7 inch of rear knee room convenient for 4 passengers are another update for the convertible. In terms of standard features, the automaker is planning to use the same specifications as in the S-class. Some technological tools for connectivity and driver assistance including Audi Virtual Cockpit, MMI Navigation Plus and LTE Wi-Fi to Adaptive Cruise Control, Collision Avoidance Assist and Active Lane Assist will be installed to accommodate the driver and passengers’ needs.
While waiting for the exact engine for the 2018 Audi A5 Convertible, some rumors emerged. The engine unit of a 2.0 liter TSFI turbocharged 4-cylinder similar to the coupe version could be likely engaged. Notably, the power output cranks out of around 252 horsepower. The transmission system is relied on the configuration of a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. It remains possible that the convertible might be powered with an engine version of a 3.0 liter turbocharged V6. Supported with an 8-speed automatic transmission, the current engine easily produces the output of 349 horsepower.
2018 Audi A5 Convertible Release Date and Price
No credible sources have shown the obvious information on the A5 price and release date. Nevertheless, as long as the car development nearly finishes, all details of the 2018 Audi A5 Convertible will be announced.