The new Audi S4 and S5 model range arrives

Audi S5 Coupé TDI

While the latest Audi A4 and A5 mid-size passenger cars now only come with four-cylinder engines Audi has not lost sight of high performance.

This week they announced the latest sport versions of these cars, the S4 and the S5.

All models have a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6 engine with 260kW, and up to 500Nm of torque.

They get the power to the ground through an eight-speed tiptronic transmission and quattro permanent all-wheel drive.

Acceleration to 100km/h is as low as 4.7 seconds.

Fuel consumption is 8.6L/100km for the S4 sedan

The S4 Sedan starts at just under $100,000, to which add $2,500 to get the wagon.

The S5 Sportback and coupe are just under $107,000

Add a further $13,500 for the convertible.

To all prices you have to add on road costs.

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