The 2021 Audi S5 Sportback has been launched in India

The 2021 Audi S5 Sportback has been launched in India, with prices starting at Rs 79.06 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The updated S5 Sportback gets styling changes to the exterior along with updates to the cabin and more tech.

 2021 S5 Sportback gets a revised front fascia, with a new front bumper, revised single frame grille and new Matrix LED headlamps with LED DRLs. At the back, the tail-lamps are new while the rear bumper too gets some cosmetic changes. There’s new 19-inch aloy wheels on offer as well. There are a total of eight colour options on offer, including what Audi calls Turbo Blue, Daytona Gray, and Tango Red.

Inside, the overall layout and dashboard design remains unchanged with the most notable differences being the new 10.1-inch touchscreen replacing the old rotary-controlled MMI display and the deletion of the rotary controller entirely from the centre console. The car also gets an updated version of the Audi 12.3-inch Virtual Cockpit digital instrument cluster.

It comes with  a 3.0-litre turbo-petrol V6 engine developing 354hp and 500Nm of torque sends power to all four wheels via an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic gearbox and Audi’s Quattro all-wheel-drive system. Audi claims a 0-100kph time of 4.8 seconds.