Luxury sport: 2013 Audi A4 and S4
The Audi A4 family has been the best-selling product line for Audi for the past four decades, and Audi is renewing and building on each one of the nameplate’s strengths in this new, eighth generation. The Audi A4 sedan and S4 sedan epitomize the heart of the Audi brand through their exceptional design, performance and technology. Additionally, 2013 design refinements give these two Audi vehicles an attractive athletic elegance. Performance The turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder, TFSI engine in the Audi A4 provides 211 horsepower and 258 foot-pounds of torque. The A4 pairs this engine with a Multitronic CVT with FrontTrak front wheel drive (24 mpg city/31 mpg highway); while the A4 quattro all-wheel drive is available with a fuel efficient eight-speed automatic Tiptronic (20 mpg city/30 mpg highway) or a six-speed manual transmission (22 mpg city/ 32 mpg highway). The S4 is offered with the award-winning Supercharged 3.0-liter, six-cylinder, DOHC engine that generates an impressive 333 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque. The fuel economy ratings for the S4 quattro are 18 mpg city/28 mpg highway with automatic transmission, and 17 mpg city/26 mpg highway with manual transmission. Exterior Changes to the exterior design include a robust new grille with angled upper corners, dynamic new hood lines, and reconfigured bumpers with angular air inlets. Redesigned, sleek headlamps and new LED daytime running light design give the A4 a more dynamic look. Other enhancements to the exterior of the Audi A4 for the 2013 model year include rectangular fog lights and redesigned optional LED taillights. New wheel designs are available as well (ranging in size from 17 to 19 inches). The S4 maintains its exterior differentiation from the A4 through its side mirror housings, unique grill, splitter, diffuser and exhaust design. Interior Audi has refined the interior of the A4 models for the 2013 model year as well, improving upon the form, feel and function inside the class-leading lineup. Additionally, designers have added a new high-gloss piano black finish paired with stainless steel mesh inlays and refined the look with additional new inlays made of Beaufort Oak. Fine Nappa leather also has been added as part of the available offering. The S4 offers an exclusive S Sport seat, contrast stitching and inserts available in silver, red and brown. ••• The 2013 A4 and S4 combine exceptional design, efficiency, performance and technology to continue to attract customers to the Audi brand. The starting MSRP for the A4 is $32,500 (plus $895 destination charge) and for the S4 is $47,600 (plus $895 destination charge). To learn more about the 2013 Audi A4 and S4, visit www.audiusa.com.