2018 Audi A4 Release Date and Changes
The arrival of the new Audi A4 has been reported for couple times in some sources. Right after getting an official captures of the 2018 sedan, the new appearance of A4 starts more obvious. It is completely a breeze for the Audi big fans to see the future changes and betterments for the modern vehicle. Having a tag line of Innovation with Technology, the 2018 Audi A4 will bring up the latest technological components for the safety and infotainment centers. Moreover, the company is also attempting to offer the more powerful performance just to attract the buyers’ attention.
Even though the design changes might not be massive, the outlook of Audi still looks completely stunning. The sedan dimension will be extended as 1.0-inch longer, 0.6-inch in size and 0.5-inch in wheelbase. The Audi automaker is also successful to decrease the body mass at around 70 to 100 pounds lighter than the predecessor, based on reports. Going to the front part, there will be a new horizontal grille and the upgraded headlights with the new LED technology. Additionally, instead of the smaller mirror, the car’s hood is redesigned to have a sculpted styling as well. In the back end, we might see the bigger but aggressive taillights.
The interior of 2018 Audi A4 will be supplemented with the new additional tech components. On the dashboard, the leather-wrapped steering wheel and a square shifter have been placed to aid the driver. Enhancing a virtual cockpit will allow a better display during driving. The make use of MMI system are installed to accommodate the better entertainment services. More than that, to guarantee the passengers’ safety, some components of security such as adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitor, pedestrian identification, collision warning and anti-lock braking system have been ready to go. Inside, there will be more spacious cabin giving enough room for the driver and passengers. Highlighting the premium leather upholstery will add up the elegance and the sedan convenience.
The engine for the 2018 Audi A4 is not yet officially selected. There are still three distinct types of engine going to be offered. First engine will be a TSFI (Turbo Fuel Stratified Injection) 2.0 liter gasoline that could produce the output of 252 HP and 273 lb-ft of torque. The engine will best mate with a dual-clutch, 7-speed automatic transmission. The second possible engine is a 2.0 liter diesel displacement of 4-cylinder. With the power at 190 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, the engine deserves to be included. The third drivetrain is coming from a 3.0 liter gasoline displacement turbo V6 capable to generate the output of 333 HP and 354 pounds feet of torque. Given only for the sport model, the transmission for the engine will be an 8-speed automatic transmission. The future A4 will be most likely available configured as front-wheel drive.
While looking forward to the official announcement, the base price of Audi is envisaged to go about $37,000. The debut of the 2018 Audi A4 in auto market is predicted to take place by the early of 2017.