Audi maintains its reputation of producing some of the world’s most luxurious cars, with excellent ride, handling, design and finish. The German carmaker launched A4 sedan in India in mid 2008. The four-door wonder flaunts capacious interiors, well complemented with stylish exteriors. The sedan delivers commendable top speed along with superior driving comfort. With two powerful engine options, Audi A4 sedan proves to be the best companion for the elite Indian consumers, who look for panache and grandeur in their vehicles.
Audi A4 sedan has a commanding road presence. The single frame radiator grille, with four overlapping rings (Audi’s emblem) and stylish bi-xenon headlamps, adorns the muscular front end of the car. The well-flared wheel arches provide extra width to the car and contribute to its dynamic stance. In the rear end, it flaunts a spoiler and wrap-around tail lights. The sedan stands out from the crowd for the amazing finish in its design. As far as comfort is concerned, nothing less than high level of luxury can be expected from A4. The five-seater sedan offers high level of comfort and relaxation to its occupants.
Under the hood of the petrol model of Audi A4 sedan lies a 3.2 FSI tiptronic Quattro engine, which pumps out a power of 265 PS @ 6500 rpm and a torque of 330 Nm @ 3000 rpm. The car accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.4 seconds and reaches a top speed of 250 km/h. On the other hand, the 2.0 TDI multitronic diesel engine of the sedan produces a maximum power of 140 PS @ 4000 rpm and a peak torque of 320 Nm @ 1750 rpm. With the car going from 0 to 100 km/h in just 9.7 seconds, the variants equipped with the diesel engine promise to deliver a top speed of 212 km/h. Both the engines are coupled with six speed automatic transmission.
The interiors of the Audi A4 are roomy, luxurious and exude an air of sophistication. The cabin of the sedan gets smooth leather surfaces and soft touch materials. Adding to the premium feeling is the ambient lighting, that is provided within the cabin. The car features leather upholstered seats. A driver-tilted LCD is situated on the top of the trendy instrument panel, which gets a sleek wooden trim. Apart from audio information, the small LCD located between the tachometer and the speedometer displays information about navigation, when the driver opts for route guidance.
Ride and Handling
Audi A4 sedan provides superior road handling and driving comfort. The latest model of the car comes with a unique Drive Select technology, which enables the driver to choose from ‘Comfort’ and ‘Dynamic’ drive modes, by operating buttons located on the instrument panel. The dynamic suspension system, with upper and lower wishbones; tubular anti-roll bar in the front and Independent, trapezoidal link, anti roll bar in the rear are specifically designed for agile handling, so that you can take bends with ease.
New generation safety equipments have been installed in the latest model of Audi A4. The car comes with Electronic Stability Program (ESP), with traction control and Antilock Braking System (ABS), to ensure that the driver has complete control over the vehicle during emergencies. Apart from this, the car features dual stage front airbags, side and curtain airbags, to protect the passengers from the impact of collision in the event of accidents. Contributing to its amazing safety is the ‘Servotronic’ speed-sensitive power-assisted steering wheel.
Variants, Price and Color
The two variants of Audi A4 sedan are 3.2 FSI (petrol) and 2.0 TDI (diesel). The petrol model of the automobile is priced at Rs 36 Lakh (approx), whereas the diesel variant comes with a price tag of Rs 29 Lakh (approx). The sedan is available in six vibrant colors, including Phantom Black, Meteor Grey Pearl, Dakar Beige Metallic, Brilliant Red, Ice Silver Metallic and Ibis White.
Sexy, blingy…call it whatever you want, the Audi A4 with its high quality construction will not fail to impress. Moreover, with the car delivering respectable car mileage, great stability even at high speeds along with brilliant handling, you can be sure that you have a winner on your hands.