The 2009 Audi S5 is a 2-door sports coupe that successfully blends luxury and performance in a very stylish package. Powered by a 4.2L V8, the Audi S5 enjoys all 354 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque which is well connected to the 6-speed manual transmission or optional 6-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission. The 2009 Audi S5 will get to 60 mph from a standstill in 4.9 seconds and has an electronically-limited top speed of 155 mph. Fuel economy for the S5 is rated at 14 mpg city and 21 mpg highway which is average for a V8 sports car. Standard front and side airbags are a fraction of the 2009 Audi S5 standard features. The headlights of the Audi S5 are striking thanks to the LED daytime running lights which glow brilliantly in the day and night. Sport seats come standard on the Audi S5 and offer greater lateral support in addition to looking very nice with their Alcantara suede inserts. Optional on the 2009 Audi S5 is the Audi Music Interface which features integration for an iPod and the Bang & Olufsen Premium Sound System.Read more Read less
The 2009 Audi A5 and S5 carry over from their debut in 2008 with few changes. An auxiliary input is standard across both models, while shift paddles are available on the 4.2L S5, but no longer standard on the 3.2L A5. Other changes take place in the options.
Styling; acceleration; room for four; standard quattro all-wheel-drive traction.
The Audi A5 and S5 boast standout styling that's classy, elegant and sporty for 2008. They offer powerful V6 and V8 engines and a performance-oriented all-wheel-drive system, which positions them to compete favorably against other sporty luxury coupes. Among high-powered coupes, these models may be one of the best choices for those planning for year-round use in all types of weather.