NEW FOR 2011:

– A5 2.0 Quattro receives eight-speed Tiptronic transmission and new Premium Plus trim line
– A5 3.2 Quattro Coupe discontinued
– A5 4.2 Quattro equipment and trim levels similar to S4
– A5 2.0 Quattro offered only in Premium and Premium Plus
– Exterior colour: Teak Brown Metallic added

For 2011, the Audi A5 and S5 Coupe and Cabriolet (convertible) line-up undergoes some changes. The 2.0 Quattro now uses an eight-speed Tiptronic transmission (the S5 retains its six-speed Tiptronic) and the A5 3.2 Quattro Coupe is gone. A new Premium Plus trim line is added, and the A5 2.0 Cabriolet eliminates its base trim line, and is now offered only in Premium and Premium Plus.

In Coupe configuration, the model comes as the A5 2.0 Quattro Coupe, with 2.0-litre turbocharged direct-injected four-cylinder engine, using a six-speed manual or eight speed automatic; and as the S5, with 4.2-litre V8, and six-speed manual or six-speed automatic. The Cabriolet comes as the A5 2.0 Quattro, with the 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder and only the eight-speed automatic; and as the S5 3.0 Quattro, with supercharged 3.0-litre V6 and seven-speed automatic transmission.

The Cabriolet models use a power-operated soft top that opens in 15 seconds and closes in 17 seconds. It can be opened or closed at speeds of up to 50 km/h.

Features on the 2.0 Quattro Coupe Premium 18-inch alloy wheels, three-zone automatic climate control, rain-sensing wipers, bi-xenon headlamps with washers, LED taillights and daytime running lights, front fog lamps, ultrasonic interior monitoring system, cruise control, Intelligent Key, heated mirrors, Bluetooth connectivity, iPod interface, heated mirrors, heated washer nozzles, chrome side window trim, sunroof, heated power leather seats with driver’s side memory, floor mats, locking illuminated glovebox, multifunction three-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel, auto-dimming mirrors, compass, CD/MP3 stereo, Sirius satellite radio, and colour driver information display.

The 2.0 Quattro Coupe Premium Plus adds garage door opener, Advanced Key with pushbutton start, Audi Side Assist, and trip computer with colour screen.

Features on the S5 Coupe include 18-inch alloy wheels, three-zone automatic climate control, rain-sensing wipers, bi-xenon headlamps with washers, LED taillights and daytime running lights, front fog lamps, ultrasonic interior monitoring system, rain-sensing wipers, heated washer nozzles, cruise control, Intelligent Key, heated mirrors, Bluetooth connectivity, sunroof, heated Silk Nappa leather seats with driver’s side memory, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, multi-function three-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel, auto-dimming mirror with compass, ski bag, six-CD/MP3 stereo, Sirius satellite radio, iPod interface, and trip computer with colour screen.

The S5 Coupe Premium adds Advanced Key with pushbutton start, Audi Side Assist, rear parking sensors, garage door opener, and adaptive headlamps.

Features on the 2.0 Quattro Cabriolet Premium include 18-inch alloy wheels, three-zone automatic climate control, rain-sensing wipers, bi-xenon headlamps, LED taillights and daytime running lights, front fog lamps, ultrasonic interior monitoring system, cruise control, Intelligent Key, heated mirrors, Bluetooth connectivity, iPod interface, heated washer nozzles, fully automatic soft top, heated power-adjustable leather seats with driver’s side memory, locking illuminated glovebox, multifunction three-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel, auto-dimming mirrors, compass, CD/MP3 stereo, Sirius satellite radio, and driver information display with trip computer.

The 2.0 Quattro Cabriolet Premium Plus adds garage door opener, Advanced Key with pushbutton start, Audi Side Assist, and colour driver information display.

Features on the S5 Cabriolet include 18-inch alloy wheels, three-zone automatic climate control, rain-sensing wipers, heated washer nozzles, bi-xenon headlamps with washers, LED taillights and daytime running lights, front fog lamps, ultrasonic interior monitoring system, cruise control, Intelligent Key, heated mirrors, Bluetooth connectivity, fully automatic soft top, heated Silk Nappa power leather seats with driver’s side memory, split-folding rear seats, locking illuminated glovebox, multifunction three-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, compass, six-CD/MP3 stereo, Sirius satellite radio, iPod interface, and colour driver information display.

The S5 Cabriolet Premium adds adaptive headlights, garage door opener, Advanced Key with pushbutton start, Audi Side Assist, and rear parking sensors.

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