New Generation Audi A4 India Launch: Highlights

Audi will launch the diesel variant of the new-gen A4 in the coming months

Audi’s Virtual Cockpit only available in the Technology Variant which costs Rs. 41.2 lakh

The car will be available in two variants, Premium Plus and Technology. Price of Premium Plus – Rs. 38.10 lakh, Technology Rs. 41.2 lakh (ex-delhi and Maharashtra)

The A4 will be available across the whole dealership network in India from tomorrow and prices start at Rs. 38.10 lakh

Rs. 38.10 lakh

Well, if you were wondering where the genesis of the new Audi A4 lies, here’s a chart that will bring you up-yo-date. From the B1 to the current B9, a journey that spans more than four decades

With the new generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class, BMW 3 Series, Volvo S60 and Jaguar XE, the fifth generation Audi A4 will be facing tough competition in the segment.

The 1.4-litre petrol engine powering the new A4 is a sophisticated unit as the exhaust manifold has been integrated into the cylinder head with very high-pressure fuel injection and separate cooling circuits for the crankcase and cylinder head. So it shouts performance as well as efficiency.

On that note, Audi claims that the new A4 returns a fuel efficiency figure of 17 km/l.

Audi is all set to roll the new A4 into India and the signature DRLs look brilliant, don’t they?

Ahead of the price announcement in sometime, Here is our review of the new generation Audi A4.

The new gen Audi A4 gets a longer wheelbase compared to its predecessor – 2,820mm to be precise. This makes the model 12mm longer than the outgoing version, making for improved cabin space.

The new Audi A4 gets the stunning yet functional 12.3-inch Virtual Cockpit display that replaces the conventional instrument cluster completely. The new cockpit display showcases all details of the car complete from navigation, car systems to the infotainment system.

Audi has managed to achieve a drag coefficient of 0.23 in the A4 and this is a record in its class. There will be a diesel engine option as well, but will be introduced on the model at a later date.

In a first, Audi will be bringing the new generation A4 with the 1.4-litre TFSI petrol engine. The motor replaces the 1.8-litre TFSI unit on the outgoing model and is tuned to produce 148bhp and 250Nm of torque.

The new Audi A4 was first showcased in India earlier this year at the 2016 Auto Expo.

The all-new Audi A4 is based on the Volkswagen MLB Evo platform and is lighter by a whopping 120 kg, compared to its predecessor.

The fifth generation Audi A4 is all set to be launched in India in sometime. Stay tuned for all the live updates from the launch event.