Audi s4

2018 Audi S4: Start Up, Exhaust, Test Drive and Review

Among the numerous A4 models there are two "werewolves". Behind the modest appearance of the Quartet are brutal sports cars. These are the "S4" and "RS4" models.

Audi S4 - high-power modification of the model A4. The first show took place at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1997. In 1999, the RS4 Avant was introduced with a 2,7-V6-Biturbo engine (380 hp).

Model Audi S4 is manufactured on the basis of the platform A4, has a reduced ground clearance, swollen wheel arches and large wheels. Sports all-wheel drive model S4 with a 2.7-V6-Biturbo engine, equipped with two turbocharging systems, five valves per cylinder and four camshafts. This motor develops a maximum power of 265 hp. at 5800 rpm. The high torque of 400 Nm remains constant over a wide range of 1850 - 4600 rpm. S4 as well as the S4 Avant wagon, which appeared a year later, is equipped exclusively with all-wheel drive with a 6-speed manual transmission. Up to a hundred sedan accelerates in 5.6 seconds, Avant - in 5.7 seconds. In fact, S4 is a product of factory tuning.

The salon sustained in sports style has a full set of the equipment up to climate control. The salon is equipped with sports seats Recaro, decorated with polished carbon fiber inserts. Standard equipment (like the Audi A4 models).

The suspension of these cars is different sports tuning: front and rear wishbones (rear - double), as well as anti-roll bars. Audi S4 Avant is in high demand, and there are not so many competitors.

Audi S4 - Everything You Need To Know | Up to Speed

To purchase a used sports car should be approached with extreme caution. After all, the first owner did not buy it at all in order to comply with the speed limits. Therefore, numerous technical problems are possible, despite the low mileage and the "youth" of the car itself. So, high-speed driving on our roads can quickly lead to an unusable condition of the suspension. Due to abrupt starts there may be problems with the clutch and the engine. Attention should be paid to the condition of the brakes, which are expensive ... Of course, when buying an S4, you should be prepared for high repair and maintenance costs. Service - only authorized. You can’t find unauthorized spare parts in the afternoon with fire, but branded ones are expensive.

For the auto show in 2003 in Frankfurt, Audi has prepared another, new modification of the "charged" Audi S4. Now to the already existing modifications of this car with a sedan and station wagon, an open version with a cabriolet will be added.

Technically, the Audi S4 convertible is no different from existing versions. The novelty will receive the same 4.2-liter V8 engine, with a capacity of 344 horsepower and a maximum torque of 410Nm. From zero to one hundred kilometers per hour the car will be able to accelerate in 5.6 seconds, and its maximum speed will be artificially limited to 250 kilometers per hour. The convertible will be completed with a six-speed Tiptronic gearbox.

Compete with the new version of the Audi S4 will have with the Mercedes CLK 55 AMG convertible, as well as with the open version of the BMW M3.

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