Audi India unveiled the new A4 at the Auto Expo 2016 and it features numerous premium technologies which set higher benchmarks for their class. Elegant design blends with an innovative control concept, and lightweight construction meets new, efficient drivetrain solutions. The new Audi A4 is based on the MLB Evo platform, if compared with the previous model, the car’s dimensions have grown, but its weight has been reduced significantly by up to 120 kilograms, depending on the engine.
Exteriors could get L-shape headlight enclosures, single frame grille and A3-like tail light clusters. At 4.73 metres long and with a wheelbase of 2.82 metres – the new Audi A4 and A4 Avant have a confident stance on the road. A prominent horizontal line on the front and rear emphasises the car’s width. The flowing design with concise lines communicates the sporty elegance of the brand. The Single frame grille is wide and low; the optionally available headlights with LED and Matrix LED technology (including dynamic indicators) make technology a visual trademark.
Though, the new A4 is available in a wide range in the international market - three TFSI and four TDI. The powertrain of the new Audi A4 have been completely redeveloped. A new 2.0 litre TFSI gasoline engine will also be included. This 2.0 litre TFSI powertrain will churn out 190 PS of maximum power along with top torque of 320 Nm. In the Indian market, Audi could put on offer 2.0 litre petrol and diesel engines. The engine is connected to an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The new A4’s standard equipment is even more comprehensive than that of its predecessors. It includes 17-inch alloy wheels, xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, the Audi smartphone interface, keyless go, a Bluetooth interface, Audi drive select, a 7-inch MMI colour display and three-zone climate control.