Audi today launched the new Audi S5 Sportback in India via the CBU route starting at INR 79.06 lakhs (ex-showroom). This is Audi second launch of the year following the Audi A4 Facelift .
Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head of Audi India, said, “The Audi S5 Sportback is the second product launch this year and we are excited to launch this beauty in India. The Audi S5 Sportback stands out for its distinctive styling and engaging driving experience on one hand, and everyday usability and five-seat comfort on the other. Glamorous, powerful and practical, it is an enticing proposition for buyers who want it all. The introduction of the Audi S5 Sportback will further strengthen our performance cars portfolio in the country.”
Powering the latest Audi S5 Sportback is a 3.0-litre, twin-turbo TFSI petrolengine delivering 354 hp and 500 Nm of torque which comes mated to an 8-speed Tiptronic gearbox that sends power to all four wheels ( quattro permanent all-wheel drive, with a self-locking differential ) . All this translates to a 0-100 time of 4.8 seconds.
Mr. Dhillon further added, “With the introduction of new products we are focused on customer delight across segments. Our sales in tier-II and III cities are also growing and we expect it to pick up further during the year. 2021 is a very exciting year for Audi India and customers will be thrilled with what lies ahead for brand Audi. All I can say at this moment is, stay tuned for lots of action in the coming months!”
On the outside the new S5 Sportback gets Matrix LED as standard , rear LED lights , redesigned bumpers and 19 inch alloys . Inside the car gets a 10 inch infotainment touch screen unit which can be operated with voice commands and a 12.3 Inch instrument cluster .
Customers can visit the official website and experience the Audi S5 Sportback in Augmented Reality. Through Augmented Reality and the 360-degree product visualizer, customers can view the inside and outside of the Audi S5 Sportback and can book it online from the comfort of their home or can register their interest at the nearest Audi India dealership. Potential customers and enthusiasts also get access to features including Augmented Reality, placement of test drive requests, product brochures, and service cost calculators amongst others on the latest version of the ‘myAudi Connect’ App.
We will get you more details on the S5 Sportbback 2021 in detail once we have it with us for our detailed road test review .