Andy_Bangle

2017 A5

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Seems Merc sold a load of left over tablets to Audi, it must suck to be Audi exterior designer these days  :grin:

 

Audis-A5VS53.jpg

 

Spot the difference:

 

AudiSV05.jpg

 

 

 

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Seems Merc sold a load of left over tablets to Audi, it must suck to be Audi exterior designer these days  :grin:

 

Spot the difference:

 

AudiSV05.jpg

 

I'd like to see that job description!

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It must go something like:

 

1. Able to glue ipad to dashboard.

 

2. See 1.

 

3. See 2.

 

etc.

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Well I'm certainly not going to ask the kids to play spot the difference on this... 

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I'm genuinely not taking the piss. the Ipad interior is obviously the newer car.

 

But which external pic is the newer one? I'm assuming the red car as it looks a smidge more modern, but the way the photos are laid out I'd expect the newer interior on the bottom to link up to the car on its right???

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Red is the new range topping S5, the silver car is an old TDi model. Makes the visual comparison even worse.

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How about one has the same bloody analogue dash that's in a zillion Audi's and the other has the one digital screen dash with satnav etc.

 

Externally it's definitely just an evolution rather than anything astonishing but it does look sharper.

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But is the Virtual Cockpit Display standard or a very expensive option (like on the F-Pace)?

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Red is the new range topping S5, the silver car is an old TDi model. Makes the visual comparison even worse.

 

The silver old shape is an S5!     :roflmao:

 

Virtual Cockpit optional

 

RS4 and RS5 will be a development of the S4 and S5 - a 3.0 litre V6 twin scroll turbo plus electric driven supercharger a la SQ7

 

eg.  http://www.carmagazine.co.uk/car-news/first-official-pictures/audi/set-fans-to-electric-new-audi-sq7-tdi-uses-electric-turbo/

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Jesus. Are Audi bothering with exterior design at all these days? I'm finding Mercedes and Audi increasingly hard to tell models apart.

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Digital dash should be ticked on that options list by everyone.

 

The dash in my 5 won't have all the features that one does but the full digital display and Nav signs and stuff between the dials is superb.  I like the interior shown above actually but I admit I'm beginning to wonder why they seem to be stalling the exterior design so much. 

 

I really like the new look Mercedes C Class and most of the rest of their range.  I think the C Class is a hell of a lot better looking than the 3 series and A4.

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C-Class is a V.Good looking car. When is the C400 / C450 due though as there is a gaping gulf between the anemic 250 and the bonkers AMG.

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Hmmm, I feel differently about Mercs. Don't care for them at all, bar AMG models. I don't see the resemblance between the two marques myself, and actually see a world of difference.

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If the ipad screen could fold away (like on the new A6, my A8 and the D4 A8) it would look better.

 

I love the gearstick though!

 

Hate the Merc interiors with their lack of gearstick on the auto models.

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Agreed.  Mistake imo that Audi haven't bothered on the A4 A5 to make it retract like it does in all their other current models

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At least it won't break and refuse to fold in/out in a few years time!

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B9 S4 S5 engine and drive train

 

400 lb ft out the box isn't bad

 

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S4

 

Credit to Autocar and Graham from Audi SRS for pics

 

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Why have Audi swapped the touch pad to now be in front of the gearstick?  That makes no sense!  Not noticed this before on the B9

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Rest your hand on the gearstick while using the touchpad with your fingers, makes sense to me, much more comfortable.

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I wonder.....

 

Is there anything to suggest that break-ins of Mercedes fitted with the dash mounted screen have increased due to dickheads that don't realise it isn't an iPad?

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Loving that gearstick!

 

Same with the A8 gearstick - very 'throttle' looking!

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