The Audi S5 Sportback is a middleweight of sortsin the playing field. It gets a 3.0-litre V6 which makes 333PS and 440Nm. Mated to a 7-speed S tronic transmission, the S5 Sportback has a claimed 0-100kmph time of 5.1s. Audi has tried to make this engineas frugal as possible and claims an efficiency figure of 12.28kmpl from the S5. This car also getsAudi's four-wheel drive Quattro system, which helps in the handling department (See our 2015 Audi S5 Sportback first drive review).
To differentiate it from the A5, the S5 gets anew platinum-finish front grille bearing the S5 badge while the rear gets a lip spoiler and quad-exhaust tips. The car also gets skirting all around, 'V6 T' badges on the front fenders and platinum-finish ORVMs.
The Sportback styling on the S5 makes it quite the looker
The car is not too large and it's just 17mm longer than the A4
The suede leather door panels are a nice touch
The carbon fibre inserts give a sporty look to the interior
The S5 gets a 7-inch display with Audi's MMI
The boot space in the S5 is quite generous
The sportback styling means less headroom for the passengers
The S5 is fitted with a brake energy recovery system
The front grille is new and gets a platinum finish
Mean looking headlamps on the Audi S5 Sportback
The S5 gets a practical set of 18-inch wheels