Sports Throttles: Audi S4 Sedan vs S5 Sportback
The S series belong to a cadre of Sports oriented performance cars by connecting some engine boosting technologies to the normal engine of the A versions. The all new 2013 Audi S4 Sedan and the S5 Sportback are few of the very ideal models in the Audi fleet. Both have their own pros and cons. The S4 is a compact sedan car that is ideal in performance along with a reasonable price tag whereas the S5 Sportback belongs to a sports form coupe tuned to meet practical needs. It costs a bit high but gives a well proportioned performance as the car is a mid-engine car which has its own effect on performance.
The Audi S4 saloon is a compact executive car which has a heart of a performance car. It is powered by a 3.0 liter turbocharged V6 TFSI engine which generates the maximum power of 333 Hp and maximum torque of 440 Nm. The car reaches from 0 to 62 mph in just a matter of 5.0 seconds.The Audi S5 Sportback as well is powered by a similar engine which generates the same amount of torque as well as power. Both the cars come with a S tronic multi-plate transmission. So, regarding the engine, both the cars stand at almost the same place and their will be a little difference which will be because of the make and design of both cars.
Audi S4 Saloon is a sheer delight on inside. The seats are comfortable and ergonomically designed. There also is an option that you can get the seats in two tone Fine Nappa leather. The steering wheel is not only stylish and elegant because of the leather clad stance, it is also very handy when it comes to using the controls given on it. The insides are decorated in a great manner with the extensive yet subtle usage of stainless steel mesh on the inlays.
Automatic headlights and wipers, climate control, electrically adjustable seats, interior light package and cruise controls come as standard in both the cars. When driving a sports oriented car it is a must to have a comfortable seating. This is why the Audi S5 Sportback would have your back when you are at the high revs. Also the car comes with the carbon fiber inlays that give it a unique and classy look.
Audi S4 comes with the 18 inch alloy wheels and has a 5 double spoke design which speaks volumes about how much time the design team has devoted towards making the car look even more elegant. The oval twin tailpipes enhance the low stance of the car. The front fascia comes with the platinum gray grille.Talking about the next, only one word comes out of your mouth when you look at the Audi S5 Sportback which is “perfectly formed”. This well built car looks so muscular as to one can get an idea of the power it has got at its disposal when unleashed. The tailpipes have matte chrome finish which gives it an edge over others. The car has got 19 inch alloy wheels as standard. However there are a number of other optional wheels available to choose from. The xenon plus headlight as well makes the car look elegant. The front fascia is enhanced by the usage of the platinum gray matt grille along with the xenon plus headlights.
Both the cars Audi S5 Sportback as well as Audi S4 that come from the house of the German car maker have a lot in common, yet they have their own unique stance on the way the driving experience is offered. Once you are behind the wheels you can see the difference in terms of the handling and distribution of the power among its parts. There is no such comparison between the cars as they are best at what they do the best.
2013 Audi S4 Saloon is priced in the range starting from £38,680 and their is a Black Edition to which is priced a slight higher at £39,930 ,whereas the price of the Audi S5 Sportback starts from £41,840 and ends at the buyers expectations from the car( which are optional packages).