official pictures and information of the new Audi A4 2008
At last we can see the first official photos New generation Audi A4, whose arrival on the market is scheduled for 2008. Our advancement of almost a year ago restyle was quite far from the famous saloon, at least for exterior finishes such as optical, grill, etc. He change in the platform, I totally modular as we discussed, along with the new body they make increase the length of A4 up to 4.7 meters, 12 cm higher than in the previous generation.
At first glance the front changes are very deep: upper grille decreases size while the central part of air inlet grows. In addition, new optical containing what appear to be LEDs, probably they act of beams. The rear however does not receive such a substantial change, simply the gate ends of more rounded shape and optical extend slightly to the gate and a little to the side of the sedan. In these respects, deeply reminiscent of his older brother Audi A5.
Mechanical equipment changes are also quite remarkable. To begin with, the exchange of position between the differential and the clutch wins a space behind the front axle in which position the motor. The result: better weight distribution and improved stability. The second change is in the resuspend, constructed of lightweight aluminum, and the third added highlight is the selection system driving Audi, through which you can be personalized and memorize the motor parameters, transmission, suspension, steering, etc.
Precisely as the gearbox is concerned, you can choose from 3 options: 6-speed manual, automatic variant Tiptronic Y multitronic, continuously variable automatic.
Propel the new Audi A4 will consider a wide range of 5 engines,, from 143-265 Cv.
Diesel we find the 2.0 TDI 140 hp, he 2.7 V6 TDI 190 Cv and the TDI 3.0 240 Cv, engines already known to be in the current Audi range. The latter allows propellant exceed 100 km / h in 6.1 seconds.
The options are only limited to gasoline two engines, but just one of them is the most powerful of all: 1.8 TFSI 180 Cv Y 3.2 V6 265 Cv. Acceleration figures of these engines are 8.6 and 6.2 seconds respectively.
The 3.0 TDI reduction in 0.1 seconds acceleration figure 3.2 V6 with 25 hp less, but it's a shame that with such speed performance on both engines be limited to 250 km / h.
For now we will have to wait for the German firm publishes new information and images about the new generation of this famous and popular high-end midsize sedan.
(*) Update 14-01-2008: added gallery.
Audi A4 2008.
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