2021 Audi S5 Sportback sedan launched at Rs. 79 lakh
Audi has launched its 2021 S5 Sportback sedan in India. To recall, it was supposed to debut last year but got delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As for the highlights, the car sports a refreshed look and an upmarket cabin with many features. It draws power from a 3.0-liter V6 turbo-petrol engine linked to an 8-speed automatic gearbox. Here are more details.
The car has Matrix LED headlamps for lighting
The 2021 Audi S5 Sportback features a sloping roofline, a muscular bonnet, a large single-frame grille, a new bumper, and Matrix LED headlights with LED DRLs. On the sides, it has blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, and 19-inch alloy wheels, while wrap-around taillights and quad exhaust tips grace the rear end. The car is offered in eight colors including Turbo Blue, Tango Red, and Daytona Gray.
The vehicle has a spacious, feature-packed cabin
The 2021 Audi S5 Sportback has a spacious cabin, featuring a panoramic sunroof, a 19-speaker Bang & Olufsen audio system, ambient lighting, 3-zone climate control, powered front sport seats, Alcantara leather upholstery, and an optional head-up display. It houses a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment console and a 12.3-inch Virtual Cockpit digital instrument cluster. Multiple airbags, a parking assist system, and ABS with EBD ensure safety.
It runs on a 354hp, 3.0-liter V6 engine
The 2021 Audi S5 Sportback draws power from a BS6-compliant 3.0-liter V6 turbo-petrol engine that generates 354hp of power and 500Nm of peak torque. The mill is linked to an 8-speed automatic gearbox and Audi's Quattro all-wheel-drive system. The car can sprint from 0-100km/h in 4.8 seconds and is equipped with a new sports suspension that comes with damper control.
2021 Audi S5 Sportback: Pricing and availability
In India, the 2021 Audi S5 Sportback carries a price-tag of Rs. 79.06 lakh (ex-showroom). At this price-point, the car goes against rivals such as BMW M340i and the Mercedes-AMG C43.