Audi reveals pricing for its updated A5 lineup, headlined by 260kW S5 Cabriolet

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• Audi's refreshed A5/S5 is now available in South Africa.

• The lineup consists of Sportback, Coupé, and Cabriolet models.

• The Cabriolet is available in S5 guise only.

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Audi's updated family of A5 and S5s has been unleashed in South Africa and features a host of updates to the exterior, interior, and MMI touch operating system. 

The A5/S5 has always been the athletic type, and the new model continues that tradition. The car's bodywork has gained a more muscular presence, and the single-frame honeycomb grille is flatter and wider. Ventilation slits above the grille are reminiscent of the classic Audi Sport Quattro from 1984. A bold blade forms the lower edge of the bumper, which features larger air inlets. A new sill provides for a slimmer appearance when viewed from the side, while a diffuser insert with trapezoidal tailpipes makes the back of the car look wider.

Variants explained

The exterior design is available in two options, a standard variant in the entry-level model and the S line trim line across the range. The standard model offers:

- 17-inch cast aluminium wheels

- Door sills with aluminium inserts in the front

- Black matte radiator grille with a chrome frame

- Black matte grained side air intakes and rear diffuser

- Tailpipe trims in aluminium silver matte and a bar tailgate in chrome

Audi A5/S5
2021 Audi A5/S5

The S Line models will offer a differentiated exterior design which includes:

- 18-inch cast aluminium wheels

- Front sills with aluminium inserts, illuminated and with S lettering

- S Line emblem on the front fenders

- Widened side skirts in body colour finish

- Sports suspension

- S Line specific radiator grille in titanium black and chrome framed

- Side air inlets in matt black grained with matt aluminium silver

- S Line specific rear diffuser in titanium black matt

- Rear trim in aluminium silver matt and bar tailgate in chrome

Audi A5/S5
2021 Audi A5/S5

The S models also come with their own unique look which includes:

- 19-inch S style contrast grey wheels

- Red brake calipers

- Exterior mirror housings in aluminium look

- Larger rear spoiler

- S model bumpers

- S sports suspension

Audi A5/S5
2021 Audi A5/S5

Compiled by: Charlen Raymond

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