The S5's 349 horsepower turbocharged V-6 and eight-speed automatic transmission represent a significant improvement over the A5's 261 horsepower turbo-four.
Two powerful six-piston front brake callipers are included as standard equipment, as well as Audi's Quattro all-wheel drive system.
For 2023, an optional Audi Sport interior will be available, giving the S5's inside a black colour with red stitching and RS carbon trim pieces.
The 349-hp turbocharged V-6 engine, eight-speed automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive are standard on every S5.
EPA estimates that the fixed-roof model achieves 24 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the interstate.
The S5 cabriolet convertible that we drove reached 60 mph in 4.8 seconds, so it was still quite speedy.