The costs of the new sports-A4

Ingolstadt, 24 February 2016

Already at the IAA 2015 in Frankfurt Audi presented avant S4 and S4 Combi brother. Although the Ingolst├Ądter betrayed even then details to technical data and facilities, a precise mark start Audi remained but as guilty as the prices for the sporting offshoot of the new A4. Now bring Audianer light in the dark.

Priced on par with Mercedes

Avant come S4 and S4 in the summer 2016 to the dealers. The sedan will cost 61.150 euro 59,300 euros, the station wagon. Thus, the sedan is nearly 11,000 euros more expensive than the 340i and nearly 700 euros cheaper than the Mercedes C 450 AMG. However, BMW produces more also 18 HP of less and the Mercedes 13 HP. The price to around 4,500 euros has increased compared to the previous S4.

Competition from Mercedes, BMW and Jaguar

The new S4 supposed competition thanks to its three-liter TFSI with 354 Horsepower and 500 Newton meter torque Mercedes C 450 AMG, BMW 340i and Jaguar XE to S. An eight-stage tiptronic transfers the power to the four-wheel drive, which should be slightly heavy set. From zero to 100, it is in the limo in 4.7, in the avant in 4.9 seconds. The top speed is limited for both models electronically to 250 km/h.

Sports technology

Optionally, a sport differential is available, which is to better distribute the power to the rear axle. Behind the 18-inch, six-piston fixed calipers bite on the front axle on 350-Millimter discs. The standard S sports suspension makes the S4 23 mm deeper than the A4. 1,675 kilograms, is that Avant still 45 kilograms heavier than the sedan, can slim in comparison to its predecessor however 75 kilos. (mf)