New Audi A4 revealed

Audi A4 South Africa

The new Audi A4, one of the company's best sellers, has once again been enhanced with improvements to the cars efficiency, driving dynamics, design and infotainment. The 8th generation Audi A4 builds upon the immensely successful vehicle which has sold 10 million units around the world.

Superb styling and refinement for the new Audi A4

The design of the new Audi A4 comes with horizontal lines on the front end that have been further accentuated, along with an engine hood that is more arched. The bumper has been redesigned and now come with angular air inlets, a revised grille and flat front fog lights. The headlights have also gone under the knife and have a slight wave at the bottom edges.

The interior of the new Audi A4 models has also been refined. Audi offers a wide selection of new steering wheels with chrome and high-gloss inlays, with the leather sport steering wheel also featuring a flattened lower rim. The upholstery range has also been revised, with Fine Nappa leather replacing Valcona leather. The new, single-part cluster trim has been adapted in color to the interior, while the inlays are available in Aluminum Trigon, walnut dark brown and fine grain ash natural.

Efficient Engines

Fuel consumption has been further improved with the new Audi A4. The consumption levels have dropped by 11 percent on average, despite the increased power and torque of many of the engines. In the Sedan and the Avant each, Audi offers any of six TDI and four gasoline engines, with 23 possible engine-transmission combinations. All engines are supercharged direct-injection systems; the start-stop system and the recuperation system are standard throughout.

The most economical variant in the model family is the Audi A4 2.0 TDI with 100 kW (136 hp). In the Sedan, this engine needs only 4.2 liters of fuel per 100 km (56.0 US mpg) on average – a CO2 equivalent of just 112 grams per km (180.25 g/mile). The new Audi A4 2.0 TDI with 120 kW (163 hp), also optimized for maximum efficiency, manages with 4.4 liters of diesel per 100 km (53.46 US mpg). This equates to 115 grams CO2 per km (185.07 g/mile). Both engines are available for the Sedan and the Avant.

More information, including pricing will be available closer to the release date.