2018 Audi A4 Release Date, Price and Specs
The new version of A4 sedan is about to come as 2018 model. Bringing the motto “Innovation with Technology”, the 2018 Audi A4 should be carried on the latest technology for the customers’ easiness and simplicity. Over past few years, Audi is well-known as one auto manufacturer which could exceed its competitors in making the new innovation. It is pretty fair anyway since the public expectation on the revamps and improvements to the upcoming sedan raises pretty high. Built up as a modern sedan, accentuating the best premium materials as well as the powerful drivetrain are much awaited.
The exterior styling for the future 2018 Audi A4 sedan might not get massive changes. At glance the design looks similar still. However, the car body line will be longer, broader and more aggressive than its forerunner. Due to the use of lightweight material, the company also claims that the next A4 will be reducing the weight at 70 to 100 extra pounds lighter. Seen to the front end, the headlights will be brighter due to the bi-xenon or LED technology. Along with the lower car chassis, the wider grille has been embedded. The new car dimension is extended to have 1.0 inch more in length, 0.6 inch in size and 0.5 in wheelbase.
Moving towards the inside part, there will be likely a roomier space for the head and leg area. Other spacious cabin, we could also see several technological features including an 8.3-inch displays, controlling buttons and pinch-and-zoom touchpad on the dashboard panel. Moreover, for the information system, Audi also prepared the facility screen as used in the new Q7 model. It is also reported that the new Digital Cockpit features could be equipped as well. On the car seats, the designer has arranged to use the premium Nappa leather upholstery to guarantee the passengers’ comfort.
The latest rumors rendered there will be three different engine options offered. The engine unit of a turbocharged TFSI with 252 horsepower and 273 pounds feet of torque will be the first option. The current engine has been engaged for the Audi cars in 2017-2018 models. Configuring a dual-clutch 7-speed automatic transmission might be best mated to the engine. The second option comes from a 2.0 liter diesel displacement 4-cylinder credible to generate the output of 190 HP and 295 lb-ft of torque. The last possible drivetrain will be 3.0 liter gasoline displacement V6 provided only for the sport model. The drivetrain could produce the power of 333 horsepower and 354 lb-ft of torque. The transmission will be an 8-speed automatic transmission. Under the recent test run, the 2018 Audi A4 has shown the responsive brakes, good acceleration and standard will be front-wheel drive.
The price ad release date of the new A4 is not officially confirmed. The closest speculation on the car’s debut is anticipated to commence by the early of 2017. The beginning price for the 2018 Audi A4 is estimated to start around $37,000.