Audi has declared that its new generation model 2016 Audi A4 to be launched in the Indian market on 8th September 2016. The fifth generation Audi A4 model was launched around a year back in the European market and now, it is finally set to launch in India. The model is codenamed as Audi B9 and measuring 4,726mm of length, 1,842mm of width and 1427mm of height. The 2016 Audi A4 is 25mm longer and 16mm wider than the existing model and to be offered by the longer wheelbase of 2820mm.
The new car will reduce its overall weight by up to 120kgs with the second-generation MLB platform of MLB Evo. At the front side, the shoulder width is increased by 17mm and head clearance is increased by 23mm respectively. Similarly, the upcoming Audi car’s interior length is increased by 17mm and the rear legroom by 23mm as against the fourth generation Audi A4.
Let’s speak about the mechanical specifications, the new one is available with the different kinds of TDI diesel and TFSI petrol engines and transmission options of the 6-speed manual gearbox, 7-speed S Tronic automatic as well as 8-speed Tiptronic automatic in the European market.
Coming to India, the 2016 Audi A4 will be offered with the single turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine of the 1.4-litre TFSI is returning 150PS and 250Nm torque. Only the single transmission of 7-speed S Tronic along with the front wheel drive system offered in the new-gen Audi A4. The diesel versions will offer later in India and be available with the 2.0-litre TDI (190 PS) diesel engine. In fact, the new-gen Audi A4 3.0 TDI has been showcased at the 2016 Audi Expo but, its launch was delayed. The price and other details of petrol car are yet to be revealed.