As you may know already, Audi revealed today the 2012 Audi A5 Facelift, but all the fans of the German firm are waiting for the new S5. Well, here it is folks, ready to take you for a very fast spin. Besides the new design, the new Audi S5 (which is offered in thee versions – Cabrio, Coupe and Sportback) comes with a new 3.0-liter TFSI engine delivering 245 kW (333 hp), which replaces the 4.2-liter V8.
As expected, the car new supercharged V6 engine consumes on average 20 percent less fuel per 100 kilometers, around 8.1 liters (29.04 US mpg). Despite a lower fuel consumption, the S5 has impressive performances: 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in just 4.9 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155.34 mph).
Regarding the design, the updated S5 received new lights, modified body details and new crystal-effect paint finishes. The interior also receives subtle changes.
Still, according to Audi, the most important technical updates for the Audi S5 are quattro drive with the crown-gear center differential and electromechanical power steering. Moreover, the S sport suspension and the standard 18-inch wheels deliver the power to the road.