What to expect from the upcoming 2024 Audi S5? It seems that Audi is developing both the S5 close to the production of RS5. But then again, the RS5 would be sold at a higher price range – and there’s a reason for it. Both the S5 and RS5 are Audi’s flagship vehicles, so what makes the RS5 costlier?
About S5 Audi
Audi is a brand that is often associated with premium and luxury. When the company made its A5, with a bigger and somewhat more exclusive vehicle, their lineups of luxury rides have started been made. From the start, Audi wants to create a punchy and speedy racing vehicle with exclusive touch. They finally made it with the sportier S5, which is known to be fast and promising. But that alone isn’t enough because Audi still wants more. That’s why they come up with RS5; this time with focus on motorsport elements and stronger powertrain.
Powertrain and Performance
2024 Audi S5 is running on V6 turbocharged with 3.0 liter capacity, delivering 349 hp and 369 Nm of torque. S5 is able to reach 60 mph in only 4.5 seconds, which is quite impressive. The top speed is 155 mph. because of the lower gravity center and sporty suspension, the vehicle is promising although the suspension and steering is a bit softer.
Design and Style
The details about the development are still limited, but some things are already obvious. S5 is constructed on the same chassis used by A5, so imagine how good it is. The ride is ‘only’ coming with 18 inches of wheels, which should be enough for impressive driving performance. On the back area, there is quad tailpipes, which is quite different from RS5 with dual oval exhaust tips.
S5 is coming as a cabriolet, coupe, and Sportsback models. With these various options, buyers have tons of choices of attractive rides. S5 would be perfect for those who want to have top down experience.
The Interior Cabin
The S5 gets high end infotainment system with 10.1 inch touchscreen display, which can also be activated and operated through steering wheel controls and voice recognition. Not to mention that you can also enjoy all kinds of connectivity luxuries, such as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Bluetooth. Of course, there are also other features that you can enjoy, such as heated steering wheel, (fully) digital cluster, ambient lighting, three zone climate control, front seats with massage and also heating functions.
Those who want to get extra comfort or luxury can choose the sports seats. In RS5, these sports seats would be provided as the standard, but it is ‘only’ an option in S5. Aside from this difference, the S5 can deliver satisfying and definitely posh experience while driving.
Q and A
Q: What about the availability of the new S5?
A: Again, information is very scarce, but it’s likely that the S5 would be made available sometime in 2023.
Q: When compared together, which one is more expensive? The S5 or RS5?
A: Of course, it’s RS5. In fact, the price difference is quite steep, up to $20,000. An S5 costs around $55,000 while the RS5 costs around $75,000.
Q: Why would the RS5 more expensive?
A: Because it’s more high-end, more sophisticated, and more powerful. It doesn’t mean that the S5 is bad. In fact, S5 alone is powerful and punchy, so you can imagine how powerful the RS5 is. We should know more about 2024 Audi S5 once more info is provided.