Audi final tweaked the design of the A4 a yr in the past, making delicate adjustments to the outside. These adjustments solely lasted a yr, because the German automaker launched particulars on Tuesday, Might 14, of a a lot bigger change to its fashionable luxurious sedan, each inside and outside.
Essentially the most noticeable adjustments, like final time, are on the entrance finish. The trademark single-frame grille is once more redesigned; it’s now a lot flatter and wider. Revised headlights take away the odd decrease inside notch, and the decrease outer grilles are shrunk fairly a bit to make room for the extra strong middle one.
These adjustments give the A4 a sportier, extra aggressive look, and match properly with adjustments first made within the 2018 refresh, together with the revised entrance and rear fascias. LED headlights at the moment are normal within the A4, with absolutely automated excessive beams.
The variety of paint combos is now as much as 12, with a brand new terra gray possibility (pictured above). On the inside, the most important change is the addition of a 10.1-inch widescreen contact show, which “provides a consumer expertise much like a up to date smartphone,” Audi says.
Beneath the hood, there are much more vital adjustments.
Three engine configurations characteristic a 12-volt, mild-hybrid system, aimed toward pushing the gasoline financial system of the car nearer to 40 miles per gallon, if not barely over. Six engine choices in whole will likely be provided within the European market, ranging in energy from 148 to 347 horsepower, the corporate says.
That 347-hp mannequin is definitely a diesel-powered S4, which the corporate quietly launched earlier this month. Audi says the TDI S4 can go from zero to 60 in four.eight seconds, a fairly spectacular quantity. The S4 will even be a mild-hybrid, and it seems, at the least in Europe, that it’ll solely be provided with a diesel engine.
The primary orders for the refreshed A4s are anticipated to be opened up in Europe this month, with the complete line together with an A4 Allroad possibility accessible by the autumn of this yr. Audi’s U.S. arm up to now hasn’t specified availability right here within the states, or what kind the S4 could take right here given Volkswagen Audi Group’s resolution to tug TDI fashions fully off the market.
Anticipate particulars on Audi’s U.S. plans for the A4 later this yr.