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Two-Door Audi A5, S5, and RS5 Models Won’t Return in 2025

Two-Door Audi A5, S5, and RS5 Models Won’t Return in 2025

  • Two-door versions Audi A5, S5And RS5 It won’t make it to the 2025 model year.

  • The Coupe and Cabriolet models will no longer be on the market, but the four-door Sportback will continue until 2025.

  • The A5 Coupe was first introduced in the 2008 model year.

Audi today announced a number of updates for its 2025 lineup, but one model was missing from the changes. The A5 coupe and Cabriolet, along with the coupe and convertible versions of the sportier S5 and RS5, were left out of the 2025 model year vehicles list, and Audi Car and Driver The Coupe and Cabriolet won’t be back in 2025, but the four-door Sportback body style will be A5, S5And RS5 It will continue into the new model year with minor changes.

2024 Audi RS5 coupe.loud

The A5 arrived on the scene for the 2008 model year with a smooth, elegant design. The coupe arrived first and was initially powered by a 3.2-liter V-6 with a six-speed automatic transmission, while the S5 replaced it with a 4.2-liter V-8 and a six-speed manual transmission option. The Cabriolet appeared in 2010, adding a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine to the bottom of the lineup and initially using a supercharged V-6 and seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission for its S-branded model. The S5 coupe switched to a six-cylinder for its 2013 refresh.

While a four-door Sportback model was offered elsewhere in the first generation, it remained forbidden fruit for American buyers until the second-generation A5 came out in 2018. The second generation looked a bit sharper and came out of the gate with a turbocharged four-cylinder in the A5 and a turbocharged V-6 in the S5. While a manual version was initially offered in the A5, the S5 stuck with an eight-speed automatic transmission only.

Audi RS5 coupe.Audi

But the coolest version was always the RS5. The original RS5, introduced in the United States in 2013, had a 444-horsepower 4.2-liter V-8 paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. In its second generation, the RS5 used a twin-turbo V-6 with the same 444 horsepower and an eight-speed automatic.

While the two-door variants of the A5, S5 and RS5 have been discontinued, the four-door A5 Sportback (along with the S5 Sportback and RS5 Sportback) remains on the market and receives a number of updates. Audi has added more content to certain packages (for example, a set of rear USB ports in the Convenience package), and all A5s now feature black exterior trim. A new S line Plus package with an even darker finish is now available on the Premium Plus and Prestige models.

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