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2017 Audi A5 is a sharply creased, tech-savvy indulgence

Audi's second-generation A5 is finally here, and it features a sharp-edged design and class-leading interior furnishings.

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Chris Paukert

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While the new A5 looks familiar at first glance, a closer look reveals much has changed.

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Like Audi's range-topping R8, the A5's new styling language includes much sharper body creases and more angular lines.

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The A5's rear end features LED tail lamps that incorporate turn signals that have a dynamic outward swipe motion.

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The A5's rear three-quarter view is perhaps its most familiar.

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Note the A5's low dashboard and airy greenhouse.

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Seats are comfortable and supportive, and cabin materials are beyond reproach.

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Audi promises 20 percent improved efficiency, but official fuel economy estimates from the US EPA are not yet available.

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This A5 features optional S-Line sports trim, called out on this bodyside detail.

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Xenon headlamps are standard, and cornering LED units are available.

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