German luxury car maker Audi announced the launch of its S5 Sportback in India on 20 October (Tuesday) with a price tag of Rs 62.95 lakh (ex-showroom Mumbai/Delhi).

Audi S5 Sportback, the five -door coupe, is powered by a 3.0-liter V6 TFSI engine that can churn out 328.5bhp of power and 440 Nm of torque with 7-speed S Tronic gearbox. The Audi S5 Sportback sprints from 0-100 km/h in 5.1 seconds and can attain a top-speed of 250 km/h.

"The Audi S5 Sportback is an extremely attractive proposition for customers desiring sportiness with practicality. The Audi S5 Sportback brings cutting edge technology in an efficient, sporty and powerful style while ensuring an exhilarating driving experience with no compromise on fuel efficiency," said Joe King, Head, Audi India.

Audi S5 Sportback gets eight airbags, engine management, automatic transmission and automatic air conditioning system. There are also multifunction steering wheel with paddle shift and advanced infotainment system, and it has Bang & Olufsen Sound System. The MMI Navigation Plus comes with a 17.78 centimeter colour monitor and has 3D navigation mapping enabled.

"We introduced the first compact luxury open top convertible the Audi A3 Cabriolet, India's first production car with laser high beam lighting: the limited edition Audi R8 LMX, first super sportscar with an Avant body type, the Audi RS 6 Avant and now the Audi S5 Sportback, a first in its segment will further strengthen our performance car portfolio in India," added Joe King.