The sharp shoulder line in the form of a wave lends the Audi A5 Coupé a unique expression of emotional elegance. The characteristic wave already distinguished its predecessor model as a distinctive design element. It is now even more precisely designed and captivating with its three-dimensionality, which creates an exciting interplay of light and shadow.
The interior benefits from the increased dimensions and longer wheelbase, with a generous amount of space for the driver and passengers. The horizontal architecture of the instrument panel and the continuous air vent strip create a wide sense of space.The luggage compartment offers a volume of 465 litres.The rear seat has a 40:20:40 split and can be easily folded forward using levers in the luggage compartment.The ambient lighting with 30 different colours creates a fitting mood for the interior.
It has the option of Audi virtual cockpit, a 12.3-inch TFT display with a resolution of 1,440 x 540 pixels. Together with the MMI navigation plus including 8.3-inch monitor on the centre console, it forms the central information unit. The focal point of the MMI terminal is the round rotary push button. Its surface is home to the touch-sensitive touchpad, used to input characters and also for multifinger gestures. The whole MMI control logic is similar to that of a smartphone, including the intelligent free text search function.
The perfectly balanced proportions with a long engine hood, the stretched wheelbase and short overhangs underscore the sportiness of the A5 Coupé. The sculpted Singleframe grille is significantly flatter and wider than in the previous model. The LED rear lights and optional LED or Matrix LED headlights with dynamic turn signals make high-end technology visible even after dark. It sports a fresh, modern and honed look. It is nevertheless true to its DNA and takes up the sporty and elegant character of the previous generation. An example is the now three-dimensional shoulder line in the form of a wave, already prominent in the preceding model. The precise, sweeping line with pronounced bulges over the wheel arches emphasises the wheels – a prominent hint at the quattro all-wheel drive.
The A5 can be equipped with the optional Audi connect safety & service package. This includes such functions as an automatic emergency call in the event of an accident, online roadside assistance and Audi service request as well as remote functions that can be used with the MMI connect app on a smartphone, smartwatch or – in conjunction with the fourth generation Apple TV – from a television. Including locking and unlocking the car, checking where the car is parked and calling up the vehicle status. With the Audi smartphone interface, Apple Car Play and Android Auto bring the familiar smartphone environment to the car.
It has an intelligent combination of technologies that enhance the safety, comfort and efficiency. The predictive efficiency assistant helps the driver save fuel, Audi active lane assist helps keep the car on track in the driving lane, and the Stop&Go adaptive cruise control including traffic jam assist offers the driver relief in slow-moving traffic. New and important safety features include the park assist, cross traffic assist rear, exit warning, collision avoidance assist and turn assist as well as the Audi pre sense systems.