2017 Audi S4 Updates and Release Date
2017 Audi S4 – Many people give a high expectation as the new 2017 Audi S4 is put in view. The new sedan was brought in at the Frankfurt motor show early this fall. The new S4 promises a better performance with the lighter weight and re-engineering. The interior will also have new features. Really, what’s more promising than those updates? We’ll cover the upcoming S4 in this review.
2017 Audi S4 Exterior
The exterior comes with chrome and aluminum trimmings. We can see the single frame grille on the front has horizontal slats. In contrast, the air inlets below the front grille and the rear grille have honeycomb accent. LED headlights and LED taillights come standard, complete with dynamic turn signal.
The new lightweight material composition reduces the weight. With more percentage of aluminum and carbon fiber, the new sedan now weighs 3593.5 pounds. As for colors, blue and red are presented at the motor show. Other colors like yellow and silver will probably come later.
2017 Audi S4 Interior
The interior is so convenient to carry five passengers. The dominant color is black, just like the previous S4. You’ll have Nappa/Alcantara leather seats with adjustable side and pneumatic massage use. The seats are heated and ventilated too.
The heated steering wheel is trimmed with leather. Behind it, we can see a large 12.3 inch screen with two cluster displays. The clean dashboard will have a hanging screen with 8.3 inch width. Two major advancements are the new MMI system and Audi visual cockpit. The system will operate like smartphone by integrating iOS and Android operating system. LTE connection and Wi-Fi hotspot will be around wherever you go.
The driver assistance is equipped with many features, including parking assist, fuel economy assist, auto braking system, cruise control and advance collision prediction. For safety, you’ll have integrated airbags complete with seat belts.
2017 Audi S4 Specs
The new S4 uses a direct-injected 3.0 liter displacement turbocharged V6 engine to puts out 354 hp and 369 pounds torque. This engine is more powerful than the previous 3.0-L supercharged V6 which produces 333 hp and 325 pounds per feet of torque.
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The new engine is claimed to be more fuel efficient too. It is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission using AWD system. Sprinting from 0 – 60 mph takes 4.7 seconds. The S4 maximum speed is set at 155 mph.
2017 Audi S4 Release Date and Price
The release date is still unclear but hopefully, the new S4 will be market ready at the middle of 2016. The price tag will start around 50 thousand dollars. This sport sedan will be in rivalry with Mercedes C450 AMG and BMW 340i.