2017 Audi A4 (Facelift) – Auto Expo Live

Audi India has finally unveiled the next-generation 2016 A4 to the Indian audience at the floors of the Auto Expo today. To be priced between INR 35-45 lakhs, the new A4 will go on sale in the upcoming months.

The new A4 (B9) measuring 4.73 meters long, with a wheelbase of 2.82 meters, is slightly larger and around 120 kgs lighter than the out-going (B8) sedan. Built on the VW’s “Group B” platform (also shared by 2016 Audi Q7), the car’s exterior boasts an applauding aero-dynamic drag coefficient of 0.23 Cd.

The new Audi A4 is one of the best-looking sedan in its class

Audi’s new executive sedan will most likely be offered with two engine options in India. This includes a 2.0-litre TFSI petrol unit capable of 190 hp and 320 Nm of torque and the 2.0-litre TDI diesel unit making up to 190 hp and 400 Nm of torque. An S-tronic automatic transmission is also expected in both the variants.

Moving to the design and styling, the new A4 features large 6-point Audi Singleframe grille, and an inverted “L”-shaped headlamps with optional Matrix LED technology up-front. The horizontal lines and the wrap-around hood is very attractive, while the dynamic flowing lines along the sides give the car a sporty, elongated look. The A3-inspired LED taillights, moulded rear spoiler, and dual exhaust pipes completes the rear.

2017 Audi A4 will be launched in the upcoming months, around the price tag of INR 35 Lakhs

Inside, the cabin features Audi’s new interior design language that was first seen in the new Q7, a stark leap for the A4 in terms of cabin trim, build quality and equipment. The Virtual Cockpit instrument display is now optional in this car. Other goodies includes an 8.3-inch head-up display, Bang and Olufsen Sound System with 3D sound, and an Audi phone box with wireless charging.

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2016 Audi A4 (Facelift) – Image Gallery

2016 Audi A4 india debut
2016 Audi A4 india debut
2016 Audi A4 india debut
2016 Audi A4 india debut
2016 Audi A4 india debut
2016 Audi A4 india debut

Dhiyanesh Ravichandran

Editorial consultant (Automotive and Technology), academic, and blogger based in India. He can be reached at wagenclub@gmail.com

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