All-new Audi A5 family confirmed for an Indian launch - Report

21/04/2017 - 10:41 | ,   | Sagar Parikh

Will bridge the gap between the Audi A4 and Audi A6.

Among its new generation models, Audi has brought the Audi Q7 and Audi A4 to India. Next up, the company plans to bring in the all-new Audi A5 family, as per a report from The Economic Times.

2017 Audi A5 Sportback front three quarters left side at 2017 Vienna Auto Show
Audi has tested the new generation Audi A5 Sportback in India extensively.

The development was confirmed by Rahil Ansari, the new Head of Audi India. The all-new Audi A5 consists eight models: A5 Coupe, A5 Sportback, A5 Sportback g-tron, A5 Cabriolet, S5 Coupe, S5 Sportback, S5 Cabriolet and RS 5 Coupe. Audi has tested the previous generation Audi A5 Coupe in India, but only the Audi RS 5 Coupe and Audi S5 Sportback from the previous generation were launched in the country.

In addition to the replacements, Audi may launch the all-new Audi A5 Sportback as the base model of the family. It is worth noting that the company has extensively tested the 2017 Audi A5 Sportback in the country, and that could mean more than just global testing.

2017 Audi RS5 Coupe front quarter 2017 Geneva Motor Show Live
The all-new Audi RS 5 is also a likely contender for India, as its previous generation was sold in the country.

Also See: India-bound Audi Q2 showcased at the BIMS 2017

Besides adding new cars to the lineup, Audi plans to expand its reach in the country. The company plans 100 touch points by this year, up from 94.

[Source: The Economic Times]

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