Likewise, steering feedback — through a quicker 14. However, a comparison in the American automotive magazine showed the sprint from 0 to 60 mph in only 4. Audi posts largest ranking gain, moving up six spots from 2007 to 2008. The B6 and B7 versions shared a common 4. Driving pleasure in a new guise.
Being the first S4 model from Audi, it is commonly referred to as the , derived from the : Ursprünglich augmentive word meaning: original. It is based on the current , built on the. Not many of these models out there that have the clutch ect done. The specification Champion A4 chassis included a engine, and racing 4 piston front and 2 piston rear calipers. Every effort has been made whenever possible to credit the sources. Unlike the pre-facelift B8 S4, the announced European-spec model is only available with an 8-speed torque converter automatic.
The rears are 300 mm 11. We less-gifted journalists could also circulate at a pace quicker than the conditions might suggest thanks to the Quattro all-wheel drive, with its standard stability-control system offering an even greater safety net. Audi S4 Avant quattro 3. The B9's brakes use multi-piston calipers, replacing the single-piston sliding calipers of earlier models. This new supercharger features twin four-lobe rotors, which are axially twisted 160 degrees. Noticeable changes to the B9 included a modernised, more angular exterior, newly designed wheels, and a new turbocharged V6 engine. There were two different types of high performance brake systems on offer for the C4 S4.
We've long admired Audi's stealthy styling approach to performance, and the new S4 doesn't shout, but whispers with a 0. Optional 19 inch wheel and tyre packages are also available, sized at 8. In markets where the even higher-performance is not offered, the S4 is the top-of-the-line trim of the A4 family. Defines luxury for the new era. My local dealer couldn't or didn't want to help. This exclusive model was called the Audi S4 25quattro. Please don't copy stuff from the site without asking; it may belong to someone! Production of the B5 S4 ceased in September 2001, although it was still sold together with the next B6 platform generation through 2002 in North America.
Bose sound system with 10 speakers and 10 inch sub over the back shelf from factory. Concept Appeared at the 2007 Tokyo Auto Show. On the 65-mile road loop that took us inland toward Bologna, heavy runoff from the rains created numerous patches of standing water, which the S4's front 4-link suspension took in stride. The S4 resists roll courtesy of 31- and 20-mm hollow anti-roll bars, front and rear , understeers only moderately and refuses to power-oversteer unless heavily provoked with throttle and steering. You should take into consideration that the break horsepower is taken in ideal conditions without any accessories attached to the engine. And perform it does, as we found out at Misano, a tight racetrack near the vacation town of Rimini on Italy's Adriatic coast.
In addition to the sedan , an version wagon —the Audi S4 Avant—was introduced into the lineup from 1998. The products, brand names, characters, related slogans and indicia are or may by claimed as trademarks of their respective owners. While they were at it, lighter pistons by 2. C, identification code: , with chain-driven , roller-finger , and included. All versions of the S4 have been manufactured at in , Germany; they are, or have been available as a four-door five-seat saloon and a five-door five-seat Avant Audi's name for an since the model's inception in 1991.
The attributes of a sport coupe and an off-road vehicle. The front discs are sized at 345 mm 13. Record market share increases for December and all of 2008. Several other tyre and wheel designs were optionally available: a 7. Fortunately, engineers aren't easily denied and their solution was to pare the engine's length by ditching its thick, toothed-belt cam drive and replacing it with a slender roller chain.
All S4s' initially had 310 mm 12. The original Audi S4, built from 1991 until 1994, was a performance-oriented version of Audi's. Combined with the Sport Rear Differential Audi was able to greatly improve the weight balance and dynamics of the S4 over previous models. Avant-garde contribution at Design Miami 2008 World debut at the 2009 Geneva Auto Show. B6 S4 brakes consisted of radially ventilated front and rear.