Audi S5 Sportback facelift to be launched in India on 22 March, gets 354 hp V6 petrol engine- Technology Information, Gadgetclock
tech2 Information WorkersMar 16, 2021 20:04:45 IST
Audi India has confirmed the launch date for its subsequent providing for our market – the 2021 Audi S5 Sportback facelift will be launched in India on 22 March, 2021. Audi had initially hinted on the S5 Sportback’s imminent return to the Indian market on the launch of the Audi Q2 final 12 months, however we’ve had to wait a good bit since, with the facelifted A4 being launched first in the beginning of 2021. However now, the S5 is what’s subsequent from Audi India, and right here’s all we learn about this spicier five-door model of the Audi A5.
In contrast to the S5 Sportback that was launched in 2017, the 2021 mannequin gets new Matrix LED headlights as commonplace, LED tail-lights, redesigned bumpers, a bigger rear spoiler and new 19-inch alloy wheels.
Very important modifications have been made to the Audi S5 Sportback’s inside, with the rotary dial for working the infotainment being finished away with, and changed with a ten.1-inch touchscreen for the MMI infotainment system, which additionally accepts voice instructions. The 2021 S5 Sportback may also characteristic a 12.3-inch ‘Digital Cockpit’ digital devices show, sport seats up entrance and a three-spoke, flat-bottom steering wheel.
On the coronary heart of the 2021 Audi S5 Sportback is identical 3.0-litre, turbocharged V6 petrol engine making 354 hp and 500 Nm of torque. An eight-speed computerized gearbox (with paddle shifters) is commonplace, as is the Quattro all-wheel-drive system. Prime pace is electronically restricted to 250 kph.
At current, the opposite performance-oriented Audi fashions on sale in India are the RS7 Sportback and the RS Q8, with the S5 Sportback set to be the only ‘S’ mannequin out there in our market. Apparently, the S5 Sportback has made the swap to diesel energy in a number of markets overseas, however India will solely get the petrol-powered S5.
After the S5 Sportback, Audi has said it would launch two all-electric SUVs – the e-tron and e-tron Sportback – by mid-2021.