German manufacturer is almost ready to unleash new, redesigned and more powerful beast. We’re talking about beautiful, aggressive and stunning 2017 Audi A4.
Exterior and interior redesign
New model will represent the 9th iteration of this model line. This model has also been known through the history as Audi 80, Audi Fox and Audi 4000. One thing is similar for all these models and it is its futuristic design, aggression and quality. 2017 Audi A4 will surly bring a lot of changes in all segments. The first of all is its new architecture. The new 2017 Audi A4 will be built on the Volkswagen’s MLB (modular longitudinal) platform. Beside the new platform, new German beast will be made off even lighter materials. For example, steering and transmission components will be made of magnesium while the front and rear suspension setups will incorporate aluminium. Front part of the 2017 Audi A4 will be inspired with its cousins – low and aggressive design. Customers will be introduced with redesigned clamshell-look hood. The new Audi A4 will also bring new bixenon LED headlights, as well as the taillights. There are also some new alloy wheel shapes and sizes as well as more powerful low-profile tires. This model will be offered in three trim levels: Premium, Premium Plus and Prestige. When it comes about interior, it will look even more beautiful, modern and futuristic. New cabin will be more spacious and comfortable. There will be more free and leg space for passengers. Cabin will be equipped with the latest and highest quality materials. Technology gadgets and features will be on the top level. New infotainment system and large TFT screen will give more style and modern look to the dash.
2017 Audi A4 powertrain
As far as the performances of 2017 Audi A4 are concerned, it will most likely be offered with three 2.0 liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engines. Two of these engines are TFSI gasoline units and the third one is TDI diesel unit. The first TFSI gasoline engine will generate 190 hp and 236 lb-ft of torque while the other TFSI will gain 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. A TDI unit will be capable to produce 190 horses and 295 lb-ft of torque. All engines will be paired with Audi’s 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. New A4 will be offered with FWD as well as with Quattro AWD.
Release date and expected price
According to the rumors, it is expected that new model will debut on the beginning of 2016. The price of 2017 Audi A4 is expected to be in range from $36,000 to $39,000.