Audi exclusive Ipanema Brown A5 Sportback

There's a reason Ipanema Brown has been a subtle player in the Audi exclusive business for years. It's not a color that screams look at me like a Lime Green or even a Nogaro Blue. While understated in its medium brown tone, it is like nothing else out there. In as much, it's an excellent choice for a customer seeking something unique, but without needing to scream it. What you see here is a European market Audi A5 Sportback. The Sportback variant of the Audi A5 lineup is quickly becoming ...

Important Awards for Audi

[source: Audi AG] Ingolstadt - “Auto Zeitung”: Audi A7 Sportback wins Design Trophy More than 13,000 readers of “Auto Zeitung” cast their votes for the best new car designs in five classes in the Design Trophy competition. The new Audi A7 Sportback won in the “Sedans/ Station wagons/Minivans” category with 13.5 percent of the votes cast. The large four-door coupé also took third place in the overall “Champion of All Classes" standings. With this victory, ...

Car & Driver: In-Depth Review 2018 Audi A5 Sportback

[source: Car & Driver] The A5 Sportback combines the features of several Audis: the sweeping lines of the A5 coupe, the four-door layout and cargo space of the A4 sedan, and the convenience of the Q5 SUV’s rear liftgate. Despite this Frankenstein formula, the A5 Sportback doesn’t look or feel cobbled together. Just the opposite. It’s rewarding to drive, with nimble sports-sedan handling and a spirited turbo four-cylinder. Its sheetmetal is Euro chic, and inside, its high-quality...

Car & Driver: 2018 Audi A5 Sportback vs. 2018 BMW 430i xDrive Gran Coupe, 2018 Kia Stinger 2.0T AWD

words: Bill Cho, source and photo: Car & Driver Car & Driver ran a comparison test recently against the Audi A5 Sportback, the BMW 430i xDrive Gran Coupe (that's a really long name), and the new kid on the block, the Kia Stinger 2.0T AWD. While the surprise may be that the Kia is even in this comparo, Kia is moving into the premium market and the Stinger GT is their answer to Audi and BMW. How will the NKOTB fare against the Germans and how will our favorite marque compare ag...

Audi of America marks November sales increase as the new Q5, new-to-the U.S. A5 Sportback and Q7 lead consumer demand

source: Audi of America Q7 sales rose 26 percent; Q5 increased sales by 31 percent Sales of the new A5 Sportback totaled 1,130 SUV sales increased 23 percent HERNDON, Virginia – Audi of America reported a November sales increase of 12 percent to 19,195 deliveries, as the Q7, new Q5 and the new-to-the U.S. A5 Sportback, lead consumer demand. November was the 83rd straight record sales month for Audi of America. The previous November record was set last year with 17,118...

New A5 Sportback & Q5 Earn KBB Best Buy Awards

source: Audi of America HERNDON, Virginia – The 2018 Audi A5 Sportback has been named winner of the 2018 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy in the luxury category, while the 2018 Audi Q5 takes the top honor among luxury SUVs and crossovers, in addition to receiving the 2018 Kelly Blue Book Best Auto Tech Award in the luxury category. The annual Best Buy Awards from Kelley Blue Book, the leading provider of new and used vehicle information, recognize the top new model-year vehicle choices avai...

Audi Earns More 2017 IIHS Top Safety Picks than Any other Luxury Manufacturer in Its Competitive Class

source: Audi of America HERNDON, VA– Eight Audi models have been named a 2017 Top Safety Pick, making Audi the most awarded luxury manufacturer in its competitive class from the Insurance Institute by Highway Safety (IIHS) this year. The 2017/18 Audi A4 allroad and the 2018 A5 Sportback, A5 Coupe and Q5, join the 2017/18 A4, Q7, A3 and A6 in receiving a 2017 Top Safety Pick rating or higher. "Audi of America is proud to lead the segment, earning more IIHS Top Safety Picks this yea...

Driven: 2017 Audi A5 Sportback

words: Paul Rivera, photos: Paul Rivera and Audi of America In January, 2009, Audi unveiled the Sportback Concept at the Detroit North American Auto Show. The design was well received by the press and public alike and the first generation A5 Sportback rolled into European dealerships by the following summer. Alas, America never got the car though the A7 Sportback launched later would come here as a smashing success, which may have inspired Audi to reconsider the second time around. For th...