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    20Oct 2008

    The Audi S4: Design

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    October 20, 2008


    Source: Audi AG




    Article Index:

    Text: Well-trained Top AthleteAt-a-GlanceEngineTransmissionquattro Drive and Sport DifferentialAudi Dynamic SteeringElectronic Damper ControlDynamic SuspensionDesignInteriorEquipment and TrimS-models in the Midsize Class

    Photo Gallery: 2009 Audi S4 (B8)

    Discussion Forum: B8 Audi S4

    The very design of the front section alludes to the power of the new S4 and S4 Avant. The LED daytime driving lights in the standard-specification xenon plus headlights can be seen from afar. The single-frame grille, in platinum gray, has the typical look of the S models from Audi – its vertical double struts bear chromed inserts and the S4 badge. Two ribs define the lower trapezoidal air vents and chrome rings encase the front fog lights. An aluminum-look “blade” forms the centerpiece of the striking bumper.

    side view also reflects the athletic character of the S4 and S4 Avant. Sill trims painted in the body color emphasize the width of the body; the aluminum-look exterior mirror housings gleam. The new midsize athletes have a powerful stance on the road with their 18 or 19-inch wheels, the rim spokes allow the black-painted brake calipers to shine through. The so-called high-gloss package adds elegant touches all round the side windows with aluminum strips and black trims.

    At the rear, too, the new S4 and S4 Avant remain unmistakable – thanks to the badge on the trunk lid, the LED lights and the quadruple oval tailpipes. The rear bumper, incorporating a diffuser, has also been redesigned, its blade likewise in aluminum look. The spoiler – on the trunk lid of the sedan and the roof edge of the Avant – separates the airflow in a clean, defined way, further enhancing driving stability at high speeds.

    Audi offers its midsize athletes in four solid colors – Ibis White, Brilliant Red, Brilliant Black and Imola Yellow – and in seven metallic and pearl effect finishes. These are Ice Silver, metallic, Quartz Gray, metallic, Meteor Gray, pearl effect, Phantom Black, pearl effect, Deep Sea Blue, pearl effect, Sprint Blue, pearl effect and Garnet Red, pearl effect. Imola Yellow and Sprint Blue are reserved exclusively for the S models.

    The S4 and S4 Avant are large midsize cars with a high level of everyday suitability. They are 4,717 millimeters (185.71 in) in length, with a wheelbase of 2,811 millimeters (110.67 in), 1,826 millimeters (71.89 in) in width and 1,406 (55.35 in) and 1,415 millimeters (55.71 in) in height respectively. The luggage compartment of the sedan has a capacity of 480 liters (16.95 cu. ft); the Avant has a basic capacity of 490 liters (17.30 cu. ft) and 1,430 liters (50.50 cu. ft) when the rear seat backs are folded down.

    The equipment, data, and prices specified refer to the models offered in Germany. Subject to amendment; errors and omissions excepted.






    Article Index:

    Text: Well-trained Top AthleteAt-a-GlanceEngineTransmissionquattro Drive and Sport DifferentialAudi Dynamic SteeringElectronic Damper ControlDynamic SuspensionDesignInteriorEquipment and TrimS-models in the Midsize Class

    Photo Gallery: 2009 Audi S4 (B8)

    Discussion Forum: B8 Audi S4





     
     
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