Audi the German luxury automobile manufacturer has released the details of 2012 Audi S4, believed to be the most powerful version in the A4 family. With stiff competition from the all new BMW 3-series, Audi has decided to reach the top of game by releasing the details of this new S4 even before the launch of the new 3-series. The latest S4 is a combination of more attractive design and new solutions for efficiency, driving dynamics and infotainment.
The new Audi S4 gets cleaner and more distinctive lines than the original A4. The horizontal lines at the front are more pronounced and the engine hood arched further. The upper corners of the single-frame grille are tapered with the cross ribs and the Audi rings that are highlighted three-dimensionally. The re-designed front bumper gets an aggressive look thanks to the angular air ducts and the new headlamps. The new headlamp design is carried over to the LED tail-lamp at the rear. The Audi A4 has always been a very modern now it has become even sharper with this facelift in form of the S4.
The interior of the new Audi S4 is equipped with various great features. The S4 gets sports seats with integrated head restraints, which provides a lot of side support to make sure that one does not move around in the seat with the G force when driving fast round corners. Also these seats provide excellent comfort to the occupant. The black leather sports steering with a flat bottom has brushed aluminum finish paddle shifter and the grey stitching gives a touch of class and sportiness.
With all aluminium 3.0 Liter V6 TFSI supercharged engine, the Audi S4 comes to life with a press of start/stop button. This engine produces 329 hp between 5500 and 6500 rpm and a torque of 325 pound-feet from 2900 to 5300 rpm. 0-60 mph is achieved in 4.9 seconds while the top speed is electronically limited to 130 mph.
The Audi S4 will be competing against the other giants in the segment like the BMW M3, Cadillac CTS-V sedan, and Mercedes- Benz C63 AMG. The car will have two variants to choose from, namely the S tronic and the manual Audi S4, however the car will go on sale only from the month of June this year.