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  • Comprehensive design refreshment – inside and outside
  • Fuel economy gains of up to 18 percent deliver class-leading efficiency
  • A5 Coupe and Sportback now even more attainable, from $66,990

The new A5 and S5 model series has arrived in Australia. The design has been comprehensively refreshed and now features an electromechanical steering system for significant fuel efficiency gains.

Two new four cylinder engines have been added to the range including a 1.8 TFSI with 125kW and a 2.0 TDI with 130kW.

There are now 13 variants which offer consumption of 7.0 litres/100km or less, resulting in Luxury Car Tax concessions for customers, headlined by the A5 Coupe and Sportback 1.8 TFSI multitronic models which allow entry into the range for $66,990.

Following an efficiency strategy that sees significant fuel economy gains with every new model that is launched, the A5 range is the latest chapter in the success story of the brand with the four rings. The introduction of two new engines to the A5 range delivers outstanding efficiency gains of up to 18 percent.

The 1.8 TFSI petrol engine produces 125kW and 320Nm for sporty performance, while delivering excellent fuel economy of just 5.9 litres per 100km, and emissions of 136g of CO2 per kilometre. Similarly, drivers can enjoy the strong torque delivery of the new 2.0 TDI diesel engine, which generates 130kW and 380Nm. The 2.0 TDI affords even better consumption figures of 4.8 litres per 100km, and just 122g of CO2 per kilometre.

The new electromechanical power steering system improves fuel efficiency by 0.3l/100km on its own. The system is sporty and precise, responding instantly to the driver’s input.

The striking A5 silhouette takes a bold new stance, thanks to the distinctive pair of headlights that resemble a wedge. Their lower edge forms a wave and the inside