2009 Audi A5 and S5 Convertible range

Audi has extended its open-top driving experience to the A5 line-up with the new Cabriolet model range.
2009 Audi A5 Convertible range
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The four-seat Audi A5 Cabriolet range features a folding fabric top roof, with a choice of seven engines and a wide range of high-end options.

The top-of-the-line S5 model also gains a convertible variant, boasting a newly developed, supercharged 3.0-litre V6 engine with direct injection.

2009 Audi A5 Convertible range

Like all open-top Audi's, the A5 uses a classic fabric top which opens in just 15 seconds - and closes in 17 seconds.

The fully automatic open/close system is standard on all A5 Convertibles, although an acoustic top is optionally available which reduces wind noise and is comparable to a hardtop roof.

2009 Audi A5 Convertible range2009 Audi A5 Convertible range

A clever folding design means that even when the roof is down very little boot space is lost - maintaining 320 litres of usable storage space.

2009 Audi A5 Convertible rangeIn addition to this, the rear-seat backrest can be folded down creating a pass-through between the luggage space and the interior, which increases the storage volume to a generous 750 litres.

The A5 Cabriolet is being launched with three petrol engines and two diesel engines, with power outputs ranging from 132 kW to 195 kW - all featuring direct injection technology.

High-powered models also benefit from Audi quattro all-wheel drive with an optional sports differential which distributes power between the rear wheels.

2009 Audi A5 Convertible range

A choice of three transmissions is also on offer: a six-speed manual transmission, the continuously variable multitronic, and the seven-speed S tronic.

2009 Audi A5 Convertible range

Delivery of the first A5 Cabriolet models will begin in the second quarter of 2009.