2018 Audi A5 Cabriolet - Driven
For the first time, the Audi Cabriolet model was introduced in Geneva in 1991. Since December 1992 it has been produced with the 2.8 V6 engine, since the spring of 1997 - with the 1.8 / 20 V engine.
The car is made on the platform of the model Audi 80 B4. In general, the dimensions, proportions and main features of the Audi Cabrio are close to the Audi 80. The difference is that the Audi Cabriolet has two doors, due to the folding roof, the rear end capacity has decreased. The design of the model was constantly being finalized, the equipment was replenished with new elements.
Since 1997, the Audi Cabriolet is a hard-top version, with an easily removable aluminum alloy top painted in body color.
Depending on the Audi Cabriolet, a choice of four petrol engines with a displacement of 1.8 to 2.8 liters (125-174 hp) and one diesel power unit with direct fuel injection and turbocharging (1.9 liters, 90 hp). Audi Cabrio is one of the few cabriolets that was equipped with a diesel engine. Average fuel consumption is 5.6 l / 100km. At the same time the cabriolet behaves quite briskly on the road. According to the company acceleration to hundreds of 14.7 s. The maximum speed of 175 km / h.
This veteran of the Audi family in mid 2000 is discontinued. In total, since 1992, about 72 thousand pieces have been manufactured.