Luxury is getting too diversified with growing German influence in the domestic market. Audi’s phenomenal success inspite of the poor show by the whole auto market just gives you an indication of the increasing popularity of this brand. On 4th June, 2012, Audi launched its anticipated Audi S4 3.0 TFSI sports car in the Indian auto market. Based on its successful A4 sedan, the S4 boasts of that sporty look and power to cater the speed enthusiasts of the country.
Packed with supercharged 3.0 litre V6 petrol engine, Audi S4 has a capacity to belt out 335 bhp of top power and the power is supplied to all the four tyres to extract maximum performance out of the sporty sedan. Nicely tuned suspension system and brisk speed are never an obstruction in the comfort level of Audi S4. Capacity to cater four passengers at a time along with decent boot space, Audi S4 has very well appointed cabin. An array of comfort and convenience features comes as standard along with remarkable safety gadgets as well.
The all new Audi S4 TFSI will be locking horns with Mercedes and BMWs in the country.
Engine, Specifications & Performance:-
Packed with powerful 3.0-litre 6-cylinder TFSI petrol engine, Audi S4 is capable to churn out maximum power of 337 bhp along with generating ultimate torque of 440 Nm. Speeding up the proceedings is the 7 speed S tronic gearbox which is one of the factors responsible for its phenomenal performance.
With the S tronic transmission, the car accelerates from 0-100 kmph in scary 5 seconds with an overall top speed of 250 kmph. Ride and handling of Audi S4 is outstanding with little body roll but the car never compromises on the comfort level even at high speeds. Though steering is a bit uncertain at times, but the overall gripping on the road and power generation leaves it behind. Suspension system is awesome which effortlessly engulfs bumps and holes in its way.
Dynamic body style with chrome dipped front fascia having trademark Audi grill and powerful headlamps with day time running LEDs. Sleek shape with elegant curves and lines give Audi S4 a distinct look with vibrant aerodynamics. Brilliantly placed combined tail lamps with day time running LEDs, chrome tipped twin exhaust pipes and 18 inch alloys with appealing spokes accentuate the beauty of this mesmerizing machine. Definitely Audi S4 sports car has got enough to catch the attention of the onlookers with its magnificent looks.
Superbly appointed and characteristically maintained, Audi S4 cabin takes you in a different world of luxury even when the vehicle is on the roll and it is ensured that comfort is not compromised on the grounds of performance. Ergonomically placed seating arrangement with plenty of adjustments and oodles of space makes it just the perfect combination of power and luxury. Apart from the comfort, the vehicle comes fully loaded with features.
Comfort and Convenience:-
The all new Audi S4 is packed with plenty of comfort and convenience features which include 8 -way power passenger and driver seat, Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support, Multi-level heating driver seat, Split-folding rear seatback, Rear ventilation ducts with fan control, Three zone climate control, Cruise control, Front console with storage, 12V front and 12V rear power outlet(s), Interior active charcoal air filter, Sun censor, Alloy and leather trim on doors, AM/FM in-dash single CD player with CD MP3 Playback stereo, Bluetooth, Power glass sunroof and many more.
Audi has never compromised on the safety aspect and in S4 too, they have embedded enough shielding gadgets to protect the occupants. All wheel ABS, Front and rear head airbags, Child seat anchors, Remote anti-theft alarm system, Dual front side-mounted airbags, Auto delay off headlamps, Stability control, Traction control, EBD, Self-leveling headlights, Post-collision safety system, etc.
Astonishing Audi S4 is one of the best luxury sedans which offers impressive fuel economy of 10.34 kmpl (ARAI Certified).
Inspite of whole lot of features, electrifying looks, plush interiors, exceptional mileage and superb power churning capabilities, Audi S4 TFSI is up for grabs for a mere Rs 45.31 lakh (Ex-showroom, Maharashtra) which makes it the only sports car available with such a low price tag in India.
Despite the fact that Audi engineers have done well to build a marvelous car in Audi S4, there are some shortcomings of this zippy car as well. This includes its unpredictable steering which could create a big problem. Rest everything is flawless.