Steering wheel with tiptronic controlsSteering wheel with tiptronic controls  - Automatic gearbox - Controls - Audi A5 Owner's Manual - Audi A5

The paddle levers on the steering wheel enable the driver to manually select seven pre-programmed ratios (gears).

Steering wheel: tiptronic switches
Steering wheel: tiptronic switches

Ц Briefly pull the left-hand paddle lever - to change down to a lower gear.
Ц Briefly pull the right-hand paddle lever + to change up to a higher gear.

The paddle levers are activated when the selector lever is in position D or S, or the position for the manual shift programme (tiptronic).

The manual shift programme can, of course, still be operated using the selector lever in the centre console.