We found an interesting source saying that the next-generation Audi S5 which is expected for early next year will receive the new 3.0 TFSI engine, also used in the new Audi S4 and leaving the V8 for the Audi RS5. Anyway the picture above looks more like the Audi RS5 to us.
Looks have received subtle revisions over the current car, but we know that under its bonnet the new S5 gets Audi’s new supercharged 3.0-litre V6 engine in place of the current model’s 4.2-litre V8.
The new motor made its debut in the recently-revealed S4, and although its 329bhp is slightly down on old V8’s 339bhp, it has more mid-range torque and a broader powerband.
The revised S5 will also benefit from the option of a seven-speed twin-clutch DSG transmission and the latest iteration of Audi’s Quattro four-wheel drive system, which uses a torque vectoring active rear differential to assist cornering.