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Best Audi Guide for 2016: Audi RS, S & 10 Additional Models Released

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In an impressive gesture, Audi issued 12 separate press releases Sept. 11 detailing the new features to be found in 12 different models, as well as a 13th press release regarding their upcoming press conference at the 2015 Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA).

Dynamic photo Colour: in crystal effect paint finish Ara Blue
Audi Q7

The slew of models that had details released includes the Audi RS, S, TT, TT Roadster, Q7, Q5, Q3, A8, A8 L W12, A7 Sportback, A6, A6 Avant, A6 allroad quattro, A5 Sportback, A5 Coupe, A5 Cabriolet, A3, A3 Sportback e-tron, A3 Sportback g-tron, A3 Sedan, A3 Cabriolet, A1 and A1 Sportback. Try saying that three times fast.

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There’s no easy way to explain all of this in one quick summary, so scroll below for a full breakdown of the top features from each of the 12 press releases. To see the full list of models for 2016 and their pricing, check out our May 13 article.

Audi Listings

Audi S Models

Colour: Misano Red pearl effect
Audi S3
Audi S1 & S1 Sportback
  • 2.0-liter TFSI produces 231 hp and 272.9 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-62 mph occurs in 5.8 seconds with a top speed of 155.3 mph
  • Six-speed manual transmission is mated to the quattro permanent all-wheel drive system
Audi S3, S3 Sportback, S3 Sedan & S3 Cabriolet
  • 2.0-liter TFSI produces 300 hp and 280.3 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-62 mph takes 4.8 seconds in the S3, 4.9 seconds in the Sportback and Sedan, 5.4 seconds in the Cabriolet, all with a top speed of 155.3 mph
Audi S5 Sportback, S5 Coupe & S5 Cabriolet
  • 3.0-liter TFSI creates 333 hp and 324.5 lbft of torque
  • 0-62 mph takes 4.9 seconds
Audi S6 & S6 Avant
  • 4.0-liter TFSI creates 450 hp and 405.7 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-62 mph takes 4.6 seconds
Audi S7 Sportback
  • Features the same 4.0-liter biturbo V8 engine as the S6 & S6 Avant
  • 0-62 mph takes 4.6 seconds
Audi S8
  • 4.0-liter V8 TFSI creates 520 hp
  • 0-62 mph is accomplished in 4.1 seconds
  • Only available with standard wheelbase
Audi SQ5 TDI & SQ5 TFSI
  • SQ5 TDI is the first S model to feature a diesel engine
  • Biturbo 3.0-liter TDI produces 313 hp and 479.4 lb-ft
  • SQ5 TDI competition produces 326 hp
  • Top speed of 155.3 mph while 0-62 mph takes 5.2 seconds
Audi TTS & TTS Roadster
  • 2.0-liter TFSI produces 300 hp and 280.3 lb-ft of torque
  • In the coupe, 0-62 mph takes 4.9 seconds or 4.6 seconds with S tronic transmission
  • Roadster races from 0-62 mph in 5.2 seconds or 4.9 seconds with S tronic transmission

Audi RS Models

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Audi RS6
Audi RS3 Sportback
  • 2.5-liter TFSI produces 367 hp and 343.0 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-62 mph takes just 4.3 seconds, top speed is 174 mph
Audi RS Q3
  • Turbocharged 2.5-liter 5-cylinder engine produces 340 hp and 331.9 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-62 mph takes 4.8 seconds, top speed is 155.3 mph
Audi RS6 Avant
  • 4.0-liter TFSI produces 560 hp and 516.3 lb-ft of torque
  • 0-62 mph takes 3.9 seconds, top speed of up to 189.5 mph
Audi RS7 Sportback
  • 4.0-liter TFSI creates 560 hp and 516.3 lb-ft of torque
  • 3.9 seconds for a 0-62 mph sprint with a top speed of 189.5 mph

Audi TT & TT Roadster

Audi TT Roadster
Audi TT Roadster
Engine Options
  • 1.8-liter TFSI creates 180 hp and 184.4 lb-ft
  • 2.0-liter TFSI/2.0-liter TFSI quattro create 230 hp and 272.9 lb-ft
  • 2.0-liter TDI ultra creates 184 hp 280 lb-ft
Digital Cockpit Features
  • Instrument panel resembles an airplane wing when viewed from above
  • Virtual cockpit replaces analog instrument cluster and MMI monitor
  • 12.3-inch screen offers two modes: Classic features tachometer/speedometer, Infotainment features navigation, radio, etc.
  • Online media streaming access
  • Bang & Olufsen sound systems
Driver Assist Programs
  • Active lane assist
  • Traffic sign recognition
  • Park Assist with rearview camera

Audi Q7

Dynamic photo Colour: in crystal effect paint finish Ara Blue
Audi Q7
Engine Options
  • 3.0-liter TFSI quattro creates 333 hp, 0-62 mph in 6.1 seconds
  • 3.0-liter TDI quattro creates 272 hp, 0-62 mph in 6.3 seconds
  • 3.0-liter TDI ultra creates 218 hp
Infotainment Options
  • WiFi hotspot
  • LTE module links car to internet services
  • Touch screen with zoom & scroll functions
  • Sound systems by Bose or Bang & Olufsen available
  • Audi tablet holders on the back of the front seats
Driver Assist Programs
  • Predictive efficiency assistant
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Traffic Jam Assist
  • Cross-traffic assist
  • Exit warning
  • Trailer assistant
  • Avoidance assist (coming after market launch)
  • Turn assist (coming after market launch)

Audi Q5

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Audi Q5
Engine Options
  • 2.0-liter TFSI quattro creating 180 hp
  • 2.0-liter TFSI quattro creating 230 hp
  • 2.0-liter TDI ultra -or- quattro creating 150 hp
  • 2.0-liter TDI quattro creating 163 hp
  • 2.0-liter TDI -or- TDI quattro creating 190 hp
  • 3.0-liter TDI quattro creating 258 hp
Infotainment Options
  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System
  • MMI navigation plus
  • Audi connect
  • Car phone
Driver Assist Programs
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Side assist
  • Parking system plus

Audi Q3

Audi Q3
Audi Q3
Engine Options
  • 1.4-liter TFIS COD / COD ultra creates 150 hp
  • 2.0-liter TFSI creates 180 hp
  • 2.0-liter TFSI quattro creates 180 hp
  • 2.0-liter TFSI quattro creates 220 hp
  • 2.0-liter TDI creates 120 hp
  • 2.0-liter TDI / TDI ultra / TDI quattro creates 150 hp
  • 2.0-liter TDI / TDI quattro creates 184 hp
Infotainment Options
  • MMI navigation plus
  • Audi connect with internet connectivity
  • Car phone
Driver Assist Programs
  • Park assist
  • Side assist
  • Active lane assist
  • Hill descent assist

Audi A8 & A8 L W12

Audi A8 L W12 6.3 FSI quattro
Audi A8 L W12 6.3 FSI quattro
Audi A8 Engine Options
  • 4.0-liter TFSI quattro COD creates 435 hp
  • 3.0-liter TDI quattro creates 262 hp
  • 3.0-liter TDI ultra quattro creates 262 hp
  • 4.2-liter TDI quattro creates 385 hp
Audi A8 L W12 Highlights
  • 6.3-liter W12 engine creates 500 hp and 461 lb-ft
  • Matrix LED headlights
  • Audi exclusive concept trim line
  • Custom handcrafted Italian leather available for the interior
Audi A8 L Security
  • Special security version of the A8 L
  • Available with 4.0-liter TFSI or W12 engine
  • Body includes hot-formed armored steel, aramide fabrics, ceramics, special aluminum alloys and multi-plate glass

Audi A7 Sportback

Audi A7 Sportback
Audi A7 Sportback
Engine Options
  • 2.0-liter TFSI creates 252 hp
  • 3.0-liter TFSI quattro creates 333 hp
  • 3.0-liter TDI ultra creates 218 hp
  • 3.0-liter TDI quattro can create 218 hp, 272 hp or 320 hp
  • 3.0-liter TDI competition quattro creates 326 hp
Infotainment Options
  • MMI navigation plus with MMI touch
  • Audi connect hardware module
  • Online media streaming and map updating
  • Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound System with 15 speakers
Driver Assist Programs
  • Adaptive cruise control with stop & go function
  • Night vision assistant
  • Audi pre sense safety system
  • Side assist
  • Active lane assist
A7 Sportback 3.0 TDI competition highlights
  • 3.0-liter TDI biturbo engine creates 326 hp, can peak at 346 hp
  • Sport suspension lowers body by .8-inches
  • Generous list of standard equipment
  • Red brake calipers behind two-tone, 20-inch wheels

Audi A6, A6 Avant & A6 allroad quattro

Audi A6
Audi A6
A6 Highlights
  • Nine different engine options
    • 1.8-liter TFSI creates 190 hp
    • 2.0-liter TFSI creates 252 hp
    • 3.0-liter TFSI creates 333 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI ultra creates 150 hp or 190 hp
    • 3.0-liter TDI creates 218 hp
    • 3.0-liter TDI quattro creates 218 hp, 272 hp or 320 hp
    • 3.0-liter TDI quattro competition creates 326 hp
  • LED or Matrix LED headlights are available
  • Power-retractable eight-inch monitor
A6 3.0 TDI competition Highlights
  • Limited edition paying homage to Audi TDI technology’s 1989 launch
  • 3.0-liter TDI biturbo engine creates 326 hp, can peak at 346 hp
  • Generous list of standard equipment
A6 Avant Highlights
  • Nine different engine options
    • 1.8-liter TFSI creates 190 hp
    • 2.0-liter TFSI creates 252 hp
    • 3.0-liter TFSI creates 333 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI ultra creates 150 hp or 190 hp
    • 3.0-liter TDI creates 218 hp
    • 3.0-liter TDI quattro creates 218 hp, 272 hp or 320 hp
    • 3.0-liter TDI quattro competition creates 326 hp
  • Offers head-up display
  • Massage and ventilation for the front seats
A6 allroad quattro Highlights
  • Four different engine options
    • 3.0-liter TFSI quattro creates 333 hp
    • 3.0-liter TDI quattro creates 218 hp, 272 hp or 320 hp
  • Design features a rugged look
  • Modified front end, headlights, side sills, rear body, lighting and interior

Audi A5 Sportback, A5 Coupe & A5 Cabriolet

https://www.audi-mediacenter.com/en/press-releases/4750

Audi A5 Sportback 2.0 TDI ultra
Audi A5 Sportback 2.0 TDI ultra
A5 Sportback Highlights
  • 13 available engine options
    • 1.8-liter TFSI creates 144 hp or 177 hp
    • 2.0-liter TFSI / TFSI quattro create 225 hp
    • 3.0-liter TFSI quattro creates 272 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI  / TDI ultra creates 136 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI creates 150 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI ultra creates 163 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI / TDI quattro creates 190 hp
    • 3.0-liter TDI creates 218 hp
    • 3.0-liter TDI quattro creates 245 hp
  • Audi connect & MMI navigation plus
  • WiFi for up to 8 devices
A5 Coupe Highlights
  • 9 available engine options
    • 1.8-liter TFSI creates 177 hp
    • 2.0-liter TFSI / TFSI quattro creates 225 hp
    • 3.0-liter TFSI quattro creates 272 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI ultra creates 163 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI / TDI quattro creates 190 hp
    • 3.0-liter TDI quattro creates 218 hp
    • 3.0-liter TDI quattro creates 245 hp
  • Same standard and optional features as A5 Sportback
A5 Cabriolet Highlights
  • 9 available engine options
    • 1.8-liter TFSI creates 177 hp
    • 2.0-liter TFSI / TFSI quattro creates 225 hp
    • 3.0-liter TFSI quattro creates 272 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI / TDI quattro creates 190 hp
    • 3.0-liter TDI quattro creates 218 hp or 245 hp
  • Fully automatic cloth top opens/closes in 15 seconds

Audi A3, A3 Sportback, A3 Sportback e-tron, A3 Sportback g-tron, A3 Sedan & A3 Cabriolet

Audi A3 Sedan
Audi A3 Sedan
A3 Highlights
  • Weight has been reduced to 2,590.4 lbs
  • 8 available engine options
    • 1.2-liter TFSI creates 110 hp
    • 1.4-liter TFSI creates 125 hp
    • 1.4-liter TFSI COD ultra creates 150 hp
    • 1.8-liter TFSI / TFSI quattro creates 180 hp
    • 1.6-liter TDI / TDI ultra creates 110 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI / TDI quattro creates 150 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI / TDI quattro creates 184 hp
  • Sound system by Bang & Olufsen
  • Camera-based traffic sign recognition is available
A3 Sportback Highlights
  • Wheelbase extended by 1.4 inches
  • 11 available engine options
    • 1.2-liter TFSI creates 110 hp
    • 1.4-liter TFSI creates 125 hp
    • 1.4-liter TFSI COD ultra creates 150 hp
    • 1.8-liter TFSI / TFSI quattro creates 180 hp
    • 1.6-liter TDI / TDI ultra creates 110 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI / TDI quattro creates 150 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI / TDI quattro creates 180 hp
A3 Sportback e-tron Highlights
  • First Audi model with a plug-in hybrid drive
  • Capable of reaching average fuel consumption of 156.8 mpg
  • Can be driven up to 80.8 mph completely electrically
A3 Sportback g-tron Highlights
  • Uses Audi e-gas rather than fossil natural gas
  • Fuel range up to 248.5 miles with natural gas fuel, 559.2 miles with gasoline
  • Six-speed manual or seven-speed S tronic transmission comes standard
Audi A3 Sedan Highlights
  • Curb weight of 2,678.6 lbs
  • 10 available engine options
    • 1.4-liter TFSI creates 125 hp
    • 1.4-liter TFSI COD ultra creates 150 hp
    • 1.8-liter TFSI / TFSI quattro creates 180 hp
    • 1.6-liter TDI / TDI ultra creates 110 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI / TDI quattro creates 150 hp or 184 hp
A3 Cabriolet Highlights
  • Lightweight cloth top opens/closes in 19 seconds at speeds up to 31.1 mph
  • 9 available engine options
    • 1.4-liter TFSI creates 125 hp
    • 1.4-liter TFSI COD ultra creates 150 hp
    • 1.8-liter TFSI / TFSI quattro creates 180 hp
    • 1.6-liter TDI creates 110 hp
    • 2.0-liter TDI / TDI quattro creates 150 hp or 184 hp

Audi A1 & A1 Sportback

Audi A1
Audi A1
A1 Highlights
  • Roofline can be finished in a contrasting color upon request
  • Chrome trim for the interior is available
  • 6 available engine options
    • 1.0-liter TFSI ultra creates 95 hp
    • 1.4-liter TFSI creates 125 hp
    • 1.4-liter TFSI COD creates 150 hp
    • 1.8-liter TSI creates 192 hp
    • 1.4-liter TDI creates 90 hp
    • 1.6-liter TDI creates 116 hp
  • Surround sound system by Bose
A1 Sportback Highlights
  • More headroom in the rear
  • Optional third row of seats
  • 6 available engine options
    • 1.0-liter TFSI ultra creates 95 hp
    • 1.4-liter TFSI creates 125 hp
    • 1.4-liter TFSI COD creates 150 hp
    • 1.8-liter TSI creates 192 hp
    • 1.4-liter TDI creates 90 hp
    • 1.6-liter TDI creates 116 hp

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