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2012 Audi S5 - Expert Reviews

 

Expert Reviews from Around the Web

We have scoured the web for expert reviews of this car and found the best ones for you to read. Found 3 reviews. This list is displayed in ranked order based the reviews we think are the best.
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#1
2012 Audi S5 Professional Cars.com Review
Source: Cars.com

...Nappa leather upholstery Automatic climate control Available Audi MMI navigation system Available Bang & Olufsen premium stereo Under the Hood The S5 coupe has a direct-injection 4.2-liter V-8 that's good for 354 hp and 325 pounds-feet of torque. The convertible has a supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 that makes 333 hp and 325 pounds-feet of torque. Mechanical features include: Six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission (V-8) Seven-speed automatic transmission (V-6) Standard all-wheel drive with rear-biased torque split Zero to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds (coupe) or 5.1 seconds (convertible)...

#2
2012 audi s5 Professional Edmunds Review
Source: Edmunds

...as is an emergency braking system (paired with adaptive cruise control) that senses an impending impact and applies maximum brake power boost to reduce overall stopping distance. In Edmunds brake testing, both S5 body styles came to a stop from 60 mph in 110 feet -- solid performance for a luxury performance car of this type. Interior Design and Special Features: In addition to the S5's seductive curves and aggressive exterior styling, its cabin also receives high marks. Controls are centered around the driver and the interior makes use of top-notch materials and Audi's austere design ethic...

#3
CarGurus' Review for 2012 audi s5
Source: CarGurus

...The 2012 Audi S5 provides a quandary for those shopping in the luxury sports sedan segment.
If V8 is your flavor, you’ll have to choose between two sub-standard transmissions,
and obviating this issue entirely by going with the convertible means you’ll have no choice at all and be forced to take the 7-speed dual-clutch.
Thankfully it’s a good option, but it won’t replace the two missing cylinders with the V6, and both coupe and convertible suffer from wonky steering...

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