The 1st Generation Audi A5 was introduced in 2007. The 1st Generation Audi A5 is a front engine rear/four wheel drive Sportback coupe. The 1st Generation Audi A5 was designed to cater to the executive coupe market. It is available in 3 versions 2-door coupe, 2-door convertible and 5-door liftback. The Audi A5 1st Generation received a facelift in 2012 that introduced a series of cosmetic upgrades. The 1st Genberation Audi A5 was designed to be a sportier version of the ordinary 4-door saloon Audi A4. The 2007 Audi A5 has 11 models 1.8 TFSI, 2.0 TFSI, 3.0 TFSI, 3.2 FSI, S5 3.2 FSI, S5 4.2 FSI, RS5, 2.0 TDIe, 2.0 TDI, 2.7 TDI and 3.0 TDI. Production of the 1st Generation Audi A5 has been ongoing for over 9 years, the Audi A5 was and is available to purchase in the years 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and the year 2015. The Audi A5 is available in only 1 variant. The price of the 1st Generation Audi A5 was fairly competitive when compared to other models in the same class.
The exterior of the 1st Generation Audi A5 features a familiar design language. The front end houses sleek narrow side swept LED headlights, a large hexagon grille embossed with a chrome Audi logo and a rectangular air intake with dual standard circular fog lights. The rear end houses sleek narrow trapezium styled taillights with tube inserts and dual sports exhaust tips. The 5-door liftback features next to identical styling to the 2-door coupe but features a slightly longer body to accommodate the rear doors and a sloping roofline to accommodate the rear liftback. The RS5 and S5 variants feature slightly more aggressive design languages. The front ends houses larger air intakes with a front splitter and Quattro badging while the rear end houses dual exhaust outlets and a rear diffuser. The facelift variant featured a series of cosmetic upgrades such as new full LED headlights with incorporated daytime running lights, a chrome mesh grille and larger intakes. Options include a choice between 2 rims, dual exhaust and a spoiler. The overall exterior of the 1st Generation Audi A5 features a fairly unique and distinctive design language that can stand out amongst its rivals.
The interior of the 1st Generation Audi A5 compromises of aluminum trim paneling. The front and rear seats are covered in a choice between black, beige, chestnut brown and gray colored leather. Standard features include automatic climate control, heated door mirrors, keyless entry, 10-speaker stereo audio system, multifunction steering wheels and rain sensing windscreen wipers. Options include auto-dimming door mirrors, power moonroof, memory seats, satellite navigation, auto-dimming rear view mirror, 14-speaker stereo audio system, front and rear reversing camera, heated front seats, all weather floor mats a choice between dark brown walnut and fine grain ash wood trim. The overall interior of the 1st Generation Audi A5 features a decent amount of interior space for its exterior dimensions, it also offers a great level of comfort and interior refinement.