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2016 Audi S4 (B9) 3.0 TFSI V6 (354 Hp) quattro Tiptronic

General informationBrandAudiModel S4Generation S4 (B9)Modification (Engine) 3.0 TFSI V6 (354 Hp) quattro Tiptronic Start of production 2016 year End of production 2019 year Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine Body typeSedan Seats 5 Doors 4 Performance specsFuel consumption (economy) - urban 9.8-9.9 l/100 km 24 - 23.76 US mpg
28.82 - 28.53 UK mpg
10.2 - 10.1 km/lFuel consumption (economy) - extra urban5.9-6.1 l/100 km 39.87 - 38.56 US mpg
47.88 - 46.31 UK mpg
16.95 - 16.39 km/lFuel consumption (economy) - combined7.3-7.5 l/100 km 32.22 - 31.36 US mpg
38.7 - 37.66 UK mpg
13.7 - 13.33 km/lCO2 emissions166-170 g/km Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline) Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h4.7 sec Acceleration 0 - 62 mph4.7 sec Acceleration 0 - 60 mph (Calculated by Auto-Data.net) 4.5 sec Maximum speed 250 km/h 155.34 mphEmission standard Euro 6 Weight-to-power ratio 4.6 kg/Hp, 217.2 Hp/tonne Weight-to-torque ratio 3.3 kg/Nm, 306.7 Nm/tonne Engine specsPower 354 Hp @ 5400-6400 rpm. Power per litre 118.2 Hp/l Torque 500 Nm @ 1370-4500 rpm. 368.78 lb.-ft. @ 1370-4500 rpm.Engine location Front, Longitudinal Model Engine CWGD Engine displacement 2995 cm3182.77 cu. in.Number of cylinders 6 Position of cylinders V-engine Cylinder Bore 84.5 mm 3.33 in.Piston Stroke 89 mm 3.5 in.Compression ratio 11.2 Number of valves per cylinder 4 Fuel System Direct injection Engine aspiration Turbocharger Valvetrain DOHC Engine oil capacity 7.25 l 7.66 US qt | 6.38 UK qtSpace, Volume and weightsKerb Weight 1630 kg 3593.53 lbs.Max. weight 2200 kg 4850.17 lbs.Max load570 kg 1256.63 lbs.Trunk (boot) space - minimum 480 l 16.95 cu. ft.Trunk (boot) space - maximum 965 l 34.08 cu. ft.Fuel tank capacity 58 l 15.32 US gal | 12.76 UK galMax. roof load 90 kg 198.42 lbs.Permitted trailer load with brakes (8%) 2100 kg 4629.71 lbs.Permitted trailer load with brakes (12%) 1900 kg 4188.78 lbs.Permitted trailer load without brakes 750 kg 1653.47 lbs.Permitted towbar download 80 kg 176.37 lbs.DimensionsLength 4745 mm 186.81 in.Width 1842 mm 72.52 in.Width including mirrors 2022 mm 79.61 in.Height 1404-1407 mm 55.28 - 55.39 in.Wheelbase 2825 mm 111.22 in.Front track 1565 mm 61.61 in.Rear (Back) track 1546 mm 60.87 in.Front overhang 887 mm 34.92 in.Rear overhang 1033 mm 40.67 in.Drag coefficient (Cd) 0.29 Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) 11.6 m 38.06 ft.Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specsDrive wheel All wheel drive (4x4) Number of Gears (automatic transmission) 8 tiptronic Front suspension Multi-link suspension Rear suspension Multi-link independent Front brakesVentilated discs Rear brakesDisc Assisting systemsABS (Anti-lock braking system)
Steering type Steering rack and pinion Power steering Electric Steering Tires size245/40 R18 Wheel rims size18
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When is 333 hp more than 333 hp? When it’s in an Audi S4 and max power seems to be on tap from 0 to 7,000 rpm. I’ll recite my text to Andy on the Saturday that I had the car out and about: "Damn, this car is good."

First of all, it’s gorgeous in “Hello, Officer" red and it seems to be just the right size, offering a decent amount of room in the back seat with scalloped front buckets, a giant trunk -- I threw three bags of clothes in there for the Salvation Army and had space for four more -- and enough width that your elbows won’t rub when you have a front-seat passenger.

The Google Earth navigation is cool, showing you the satellite view along with the roads and traffic. The radio/entertainment system works well except for the lack of a frickin’ USB port! This S4 still has the proprietary cord in the glove box; in this loaner, it was equipped for an iPhone4. Bluetooth works fine though, and it only took me a minute or two to set up. That’s one of those things that you only have to do once, but it’s nice when it’s an easy process. And surely new cars off the lot would come with a connection for whatever phone you have, but still. Rear visibility is good; anything you can’t see is picked up by the rearview camera.

When I first sat down in the car, I thought the clutch pedal was a little … sticky. It didn’t pop up as fast as I like. But once the engine was started, I found it nearly perfect, catching about halfway up with a good-sized slip point. If that point is too small, it’s hard to take off smoothly; if it’s too big, it feels like you’re just burning the clutch all day. Hard launches are easy and so are super smooth shifts once you’re at speed. The stickshift, too, is just the right size -- between a baseball and a golf ball -- and the action is direct and confidence inspiring. I made a ton of full throttle shifts over the weekend and didn’t miss a single one.

The brakes catch right away and the gas pedal is easy to reach for heel-toe shifting. It’s one of the best pedal boxes in the business, hands down.

I can’t believe how well this S4 handles the road. Even in dynamic mode, the stiffest, it still absorbs everything roads can throw at it. You’ll see the bumps coming, and you’ll hear them, but you won’t feel them. There’s a bit of lean in the corners, and a bit of lift on hard launches, but for an every day, all-year car, it’s a perfect mix.

I thought the steering might be a little too easy for this class of car, especially when I was creeping around our parking lot. But once you get some speed, things firm up quickly. Audis always have fast ratios, but on the expressway, this car is like a scalpel, dicing up traffic without moving the wheel more than an inch or two. Damn this car is good.

If I had to complain, I could use a little more noise from the exhaust -- it didn’t even seem as loud as our S3 -- and maybe a little more aggression in the styling. This car also had winter tires; I’d bet it’d be a giant killer with some Michelin Cup tires. Speaking of, I’d love to get this car on the racetrack.

So this car is a touch over 50K (our long-term S4 from 2010 was a touch under 60K), so it seems like good value. We’d love to compare it to the M3 and C63, but those cars are really playing in a different league now. The M3 has 425 hp and current C63 has 469 hp. They’re both a good bit more expensive.

Nope. This Audi occupies a niche of its own and I think it’s perfectly happy to be there. And seriously, if I had to pick one car to drive for the rest of my life, this would be high on the list.

-- Jake Lingeman, road test editor

OTHER VOICES:

The S4 is one of the few "happily ever after" cars for me. As a daily driver sports sedan, it's damn near perfect; it's not the fastest, the flashiest, the most powerful or the lightest, but the mechanical interplay between engine, transmission and wheels is sublime. Likewise, driver touchpoints are crafted to feel and behave exactly the way I prefer (note the "I" there -- as with all subjective commentary, your mileage may vary).

The S4 is just right, in every possible way.

This is the part where I normally say, "but cheebus it's expensive for what it is." Not gonna happen here. Even with options, the $54K sticker on our tester is an insane bargain. The BMW 340i I drove a few months back impressed me in much the same way as our S4, but that car stickered at over $60K. The Audi gives up nothing to the Bimmer, plus it carries the added prestige of the S badge, for whatever that's worth to you or your neighbors.

Simply spectacular. Don't screw up the next one, Audi…

-- Andrew Stoy, digital editor

Sometimes I think I’d be perfectly happy in an A4 wagon (if Audi still made it) with the VW Group’s 2.0-liter turbo (one of my favorite engines) and paddle shifters. Then I drive an S4 and fall in lust all over again.

This S4’s understated looks and power/grace combination is just the ticket for me. The engine is so flexible, and the seats are a little huggier than standard A4 seats--I just like the combo.

This engine is sublime. There are no hiccups when you roll on the power and the engine is so potent and flexible you barely have to shift. Much to the dismay of the young people in the office I’d get mine with DSG.

I found myself in the suspension’s soft setting most often – the hard setting (Audi calls it Dynamic) was too hard, though this is the time of year when the roads around here are at their worst. Auto mode made the car feel connected to the road without beating the hell out of me but overall I preferred the soft setting. The car still feels nimble and quick witted and the ride over potholes is fine.

The interior is typical Audi, well screwed together with good materials, and it’s comfortable. I do find Audi’s heat/vac controls a bit fiddly. It takes three steps to change some things. It’s not too bad, though and I suppose I’d get used to it.

As for the price, it’s actually a couple grand less than a 2014 S4 we had back in the day.

We saw the next-gen S4 at the Frankfurt show last fall. HP bumps to 354 and there’s an 8-speed tiptronic.

Sounds great to me.

-- Wes Raynal, editor

Options: Technology package 1 CD/DVD player with HD radio, Audi MMI navigation plus with voice control, color driver information display, parking system with rearview camera, Audi connect with online services, Audi side assist and Bang and Olufsen sound system ($4,000); 19-inch five-segment spoke wheels and summer tires ($800); misano red pearl effect ($575); technology package credit (-$1,700)

Vehicle Model Information

ON SALE: Now

BASE PRICE: $50,125

AS TESTED PRICE: $53,800

POWERTRAIN: 3.0-liter DOHC V6, AWD six-speed manual

OUTPUT: 333 hp @ 5,500-6,500 rpm, 325 lb-ft @ 2,900-5,300 rpm

CURB WEIGHT: 3,869 lb

FUEL ECONOMY: 17/26/20 mpg

PROS: All-season, all-weather car

CONS: Could use more steering feel at the limit

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AUDI S4 2016 - 2019

At the 2015 Frankfurt Motorshow, Audi unveiled the fifth generation of the compact-sedan vehicle A4.

Along with the rest of the range, it also showed the S4 version.

From the outside, the 2016 S4 featured the big singleframe grille and a pair of headlights that resembled those on its bigger brother, the A6. The car was aerodynamically enhanced so the drag coefficient dropped to 0.23, which was the best in its class in 2016. The exterior mirror housings in aluminum look were a visual highlight on the clear flowing sidelines. The S4 featured a different bumper and apron design. In the back, the four-round exhausts were placed on the sides, in pairs. A subtle lip-spoiler was installed on the trunk.

Inside, the S4 featured sport-bucket seats upholstered in Nappa leather and Alcantara. Black was the main color, as in any other Audi S-version. The technical innovations included the Audi Virtual Cockpit as well, which replaced the traditional dials with a 12.3” screen in the instrument cluster. Another innovation was the MMI interface, which was inspired by smartphones, including the free-text search function. The 8.3” monitor for the system featured the navigation function as well.

The most important part of the S4 was the engine. It was a direct-injected, and turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 unit. It was mated to a standard 8-speed tiptronic gearbox with a torque converter. As usual for any S-version, it was an all-wheel-drive traction system. A sport rear differential was on the options list.

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This Audi S4 is a 460 Horsepower Monster with a 6-Speed, 4 Doors, and All-Wheel Drive

Audi S4

Motor vehicle

The Audi S4 is the high performance variant of Audi's compact executive carA4. The original Audi S4, built from 1991 until 1994, was a performance-oriented version of Audi's 100saloon/sedan. All subsequent S4s since 1997 have been based on the Audi A4; and as the A4 has evolved from one generation to the next, so has the S4.

A more powerful internal combustion engine, larger upgraded brakes, firmer suspension, larger wheels, and distinctive sheetmetal, styling clues and badging have always been amongst the many upgrades the S4 receives over its mainstream 100 and A4 siblings. In markets where the even higher-performance Audi RS 4 is not offered, the S4 is the top-of-the-line trim of the A4 family.[1][2]

Like its regular A4 counterpart, all S4 variants have had longitudinally oriented, front-mounted engines. A single turbocharged 2.2-litre inline five-cylinder powered the original C4 version, and a 2.7-litre twin turbochargedV6 engine was found in the B5 generation. The B6 and B7 versions shared a common 4.2-litre V8 engine, the first time that a V8 engine was placed in a compact executive car, placing it in direct competition with the BMW M3 which at the time had a 3.2 L inline 6. The B8 generation uses a supercharged 3.0-litre V6 TFSI engine and competes with the BMW 335i.[1] The recently introduced B9 generation is powered by a turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 TFSI engine, as opposed to a supercharger like in the previous iteration.[3][4]

All versions of the S4 have their transmission mounted immediately at the rear of the engine in a longitudinal orientation, in the form of a transaxle, and like all Audi "S" cars, are only available as standard with Audi's quattro all-wheel drive (AWD) system, using a Torsen-based centre differential system.[5]

All versions of the S4 have been manufactured at Audi's plant in Ingolstadt, 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 estate car/station wagon) body styles since the model's inception in 1991. A two-door four-seat Cabriolet (convertible) S4 variant was introduced as part of the B6 and B7 generation A4 lineups. The B8 Cabriolet has now been built off the A5 coupe body style and the "S" variant is marketed under the Audi S5 nameplate.

C4 (Type 4A, 1991–1994)[edit]

Motor vehicle

First generation (C4/4A)
1st-Audi-S4.jpg
Also called"Ur-S4"
ProductionAugust 1991–July 1994[5]
Body style4-doorsaloon/sedan
5-door estate/wagon (Avant)
PlatformVolkswagen Group C4
RelatedAudi C4 100
Audi C4 A6
Audi C4 S6
Engine2.2 L I5 20V DOHCTurbo(08/91-07/94) [5]
4.2 L V8 32V DOHC(10/92-07/94)[5]
Transmission5-speed manual
6-speed manual
4-speed automatic[5]
Wheelbase2,692 mm (106.0 in)
Length4,790–4,982 mm (188.6–196.1 in)
Width1,803 mm (71.0 in)
Height1,443 mm (56.8 in)
Kerb weightsaloon: 1,730 kg (3,814 lb)
estate: 1,780 kg (3,924 lb)
SuccessorAudi C4 S6, Audi B5 S4

See also: Audi S6 § C4

Factory production of the original Audi S4 (Typ 4A), usually known as Audi 100 S4, began in August 1991 to serve as the performance version of the newly updated C4 platform 100 four-door, five-seat saloon. It was designed to replace the outgoing C3 based Audi 200 quattro turbo, which had been Audi's first true sports-saloon and had been discontinued at the end of 1990.[6][7] Being the first S4 model from Audi, it is commonly referred to as the Ur-S4, derived from the German: Ursprünglich augmentive word (meaning: original).

Audi mildly updated the C4-based model line in 1994 and dropped the 100 nomenclature; all variants of the former Audi 100 line were now re-badged as the Audi A6. In line with the switch in model name, Audi temporarily discontinued the use of the S4 name and began selling an updated but fundamentally identical version of the car, based on the "new" A6 and badged as S6. Despite the change in name, differences between the outgoing S4 and incoming S6 were primarily cosmetic.

A more powerful, more expensive and more exclusive variant known first as the S4 Plus and later as the S6 Plus was available from October 1992 through to July 1994.[5] Built in very small numbers, the "Plus" models featured numerous performance enhancing upgrades; including the use of Audi's 4.2-litre V8 engine in place of the then current inline-five engine.

An all-new C5-based Audi A6 debuted for 1997, after which the S4 and S6 became distinctly separate models based on very different platforms.

The C4 variant S4 ended factory production after less than three years in July 1994.[5]

One of its most renowned owners was Ayrton Senna who owned a silver Avant,[8] not least because he was the Audi distributor for Brazil.

C4 powertrain[edit]

In standard form, the powertrain detail of the C4-based S4 was available with only one engine, a single turbocharged and intercooled version of Audi's 2.2-litre 20-valveinline five-cylinder engine This displaced 2,226 cubic centimetres (135.8 cu in) and was equipped with an advanced BoschMotronic electronic engine control unit (ECU).[5] This engine (parts code prefix: 034, identification code: AAN), developed a motive power output of 169 kilowatts (230 PS; 227 bhp) at 5,900 revolutions per minute (rpm) and 350 newton-metres (258 lbf⋅ft) of torque 1,950 rpm.[5] This powerplant made it rather powerful by contemporary standards, and the vehicle with five-speed manual transmission was able to accelerate from standstill to 100 kilometres per hour (62.1 mph) in 6.2 seconds.

Both five- and six-speed manual transmissions (parts code prefix: 01E, identification codes: five-speed: CBD, CET, six-speed: CBL, CMG) were offered to European customers, but a five-speed manual was the only transmission available in North America; a four-speed automatic transmission (parts code prefix: 01F, identification code: CBF) was available as an option worldwide.[5] Front and rear axle final drive ratio is either 4.111 or 3.889 (dependent on transmission type), and the rear axle (parts code prefix: 017, identification codes: AAT, AET) uses a driver-selectable electro-pneumatic-mechanical switchable diff lock.[5]

Audi's quattro four-wheel-drive system was standard on the C4 S4/S6; a first-generation Torsen-based system which used the "T-1" automatically biasing centre differential (ATB) was used on vehicles equipped with manual transmissions, while a transfer box based system was used on vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission.[5]

S4/S6 "Plus" models equipped with a 4.2-litre 206 kilowatts (280 PS; 276 bhp) all-aluminium alloy V8 engine (parts code prefix: 077, identification code: ABH) became available to European customers as an option from October 1992, only with the six-speed manual gearbox, in either saloon or Avant body styles.[5]

C4 steering, brakes, wheels & tires[edit]

All C4 S4s' came equipped as standard with a conventional fixed-assistance rack and pinion power assisted steering (PAS) system. An electronically controlled 'servotronic' system, which varied the level of assistance in accordance with the road speed, was available as an option.[5]

There were two different types of high performance brake systems on offer for the C4 S4.[5] All S4s' initially had 310 mm (12.20 in) diameter by 25 mm (0.984 in) thick, radially ventilated disc brakes up front, each with an ATE single-piston sliding caliper inside a 'UFO' styled bell-shaped disc. With the introduction of the V8 engine, a new front brake setup became standard; again the discs used radial ventilation, but these front discs were now sized at 314 mm (12.36 in) by 30 mm (1.181 in) - with a conventionally mounted Lucas-Girling caliper in an external position over the disc. US models had smaller 276 mm (10.87 in) discs. The rear brakes, 269 mm (10.59 in) by 20 mm (0.787 in) and also radially ventilated - remained the same throughout C4 production; they used a Lucas-Girling single-piston sliding caliper with an integrated cable-actuated handbrake mechanism. A Bosch three-channel operation (four-channel sensing) Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with a mechanical load sensing valve for the rear brakes was standard throughout production.[5]

For wheel options, the standard five-arm "Fuchs" forged alloy wheels were 8.0Jx16H2 ET40, and were shod with 225/50 R16 sized tyres. Several other tyre and wheel designs were optionally available: a 7.5Jx15H2 ET40 six-spoke with 215/60 R15 tyres, an 8.0Jx16H2 ET40 five-double-spoke, a 7.5Jx16H2 ET35 six spoke "Avus", and an 8.0Jx17H2 ET40 ten-spoke.[5]

B5 (Type 8D, 1997–2002)[edit]

Motor vehicle

Second generation (B5/8D)
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ProductionOctober 1997–September 2001[5]
Body style4-door saloon/sedan[5]
5-door estate/wagon (Avant)[5]
PlatformVolkswagen Group B5
RelatedAudi B5 A4
Audi B5 RS4
Engine2.7 L V630vDOHC 'biturbo'[5]
Transmission6-speed manual,[5]
5-speed ZF5HP19tiptronicautomatic[5]
Wheelbase2,615 mm (103.0 in)
Length4,483 mm (176.5 in)
Width1997-99: 1,733 mm (68.2 in)
2000-02: 1,848 mm (72.8 in)
Heightsaloon: 1,396 mm (55.0 in)
Avant: 1,418 mm (55.8 in)
Kerb weight1,535 kg (3,384 lb) to
1,680 kg (3,704 lb)
PredecessorAudi C4 S4
SuccessorAudi B6 S4

The second generation S4 (Type 8D), also known as the Audi S4 quattro debuted in 1997, with factory production commencing October 1997,[5] as part of the facelifted B5 platformAudi A4 line-up, although it wasn't available in North America until late 1999.

In addition to the saloon (sedan), an estate version (wagon)–the Audi S4 Avant–was introduced into the lineup from 1998. Production of the B5 S4 ceased in September 2001,[5] although it was still sold together with the next B6 platform generation through 2002 in North America. Examples produced July 2001 to end of production are 2002 Model Year cars, the 10th digit of the VIN being the number "2".

Several years after it was sold new, the B5 S4 remains a potent enthusiast car, and as featured in the December 2007 issue of Sport Compact Car magazine, a Torque Factory tuned S4 won a comparison test against several other extreme performance cars.[9]

B5 powertrain[edit]

The powertrain details[5] of the B5 S4 feature a 2.7-litre twin-turbo ('biturbo') 90° third-generation V6 engine (parts code prefix: 078, identification codes: AGB, AZB, APB). Details of the powerplant include a cast ironcylinder block with two lightweight aluminium alloy cylinder heads. The valvetrain includes 30 valves (five valves per cylinder),[10][11] twin hybrid-driven (timing belt and roller chain) double overhead camshafts and variable valve timing for the inlet valves. The intake air is pressurized by two parallel water-cooled BorgWarner K03-series turbochargers; the charged air is cooled by two side-mounted air-to-air intercoolers (SMICs). It displaces 2,671 cubic centimetres (163.0 cu in), and is rated to produce a motive power output of 195 kW (265 PS; 261 bhp) at 5,800 rpm, and generates 400 N⋅m (295 lbf⋅ft) of torque at 1,850 rpm. Engine management was by way of a BoschMotronic ME 7.1 (7.0 in North America) electronic engine control unit (ECU), and helped it meet the European EU-3D emissions standard. In all US-market cars, the engine was detuned to meet US emissions regulations; output was reduced to 184 kW (250 PS; 247 hp) and 350 N⋅m (258 lbf⋅ft) (identification code: APB).

As in the previous S4, a six-speed C90 manual transmission (parts code prefix: 01E, identification code: DSY, gear ratios: 1st: 3.500, 2nd: 1.889, 3rd: 1.231, 4th: 0.967, 5th: 0.806, 6th: 0.684) was standard equipment, as was the Torsen T-2 quattro permanent all-wheel drive system. Final drive (parts code prefix: 01H, identification code: DQA) ratio is 4.111. A five-speed ZF5HP19tiptronicautomatic transmission (parts code prefix:01V) became available for the first time as an option.[5]

The B5 S4 claims acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h (0.0 to 62.1 mph) in 4.9 seconds, and has an electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h (155.3 mph), making it both the quickest saloon/sedan in the Audi model line, and among the quickest saloon/sedans in the world at that time.[citation needed]

B5 suspension, brakes, wheels & tires[edit]

The B5 S4 is fitted with 4-wheel independent suspension. The front suspension is a multi-link design with four individual control arms per wheel. The rear suspension is an unequal lengthdouble wishbone design; the lower control arms are mounted to a subframe which also carries the differential housing. Shock absorbers, coil springs, and anti-roll bars are fitted front and rear.

The B5 S4 brake system[5] consisted of radially ventilated discs, 321 mm (12.64 in) in diameter by 30 mm (1.18 in) thick up front, and 256 mm (10.08 in) by 22 mm (0.87 in) at the rear. Two-piston Lucas HP2 brake calipers at the front (with four pads per caliper), with Lucas single-piston sliding brake calipers at the rear. A Bosch ABS 5.3 four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) - and later with ESP or Electronic Stability Programme), coupled with a vacuum servo completed the system.

Standard wheels[5] were Audi's die-cast aluminium alloy six-arm 'Avus' 7.5Jx17H2 ET45 wheels, shod with 225/45 ZR17 performance tyres.

B5 colors & optional equipment[edit]

Available exterior colors included Brilliant Black, Laser Red, Light Silver, Cactus Green, Santorin Blue, Hibiscus Red, Casablanca White, Pearlescent White, Imola Yellow (spicy mustard), and Nogaro Blue. The last two colors were exclusive to the S4 model. Interior leather was available in Onyx or Silver. Available options included:

  • Bose premium sound system
  • Audi Navigation System
  • 6-disc CD changer
  • Hands free Motorola cellular telephone
  • Premium Package: Sunroof, HomeLink transmitter, Auto dimming mirrors
  • Cold Weather Package: Heated front seats, Heated outside mirrors, Expandable ski sack
  • Enhanced Sport Package: Alcantara seat inserts, Silver aluminum belt line trim or Carbon Fibre trim (on late 2000-2001 models), Aluminum mirror housings (on 2001 & 2002 models)

The Sport Package replaced the wood-grain belt line trim with silver aluminum trim, and the wood grain finish around the shifter with black plastic. The Alcantara seat inserts were silver (on Onyx leather). With the black, white, or blue exteriors, the inserts were also available in blue Alcantara. On the early 2000 models, the Alcantara inserts in the rear seats did not fully extend forward to the front edge of the seat.

B5 motorsport[edit]

A motor racing version of the car achieved great success in the SpeedVision World Challenge with Michael Galati taking the 2001 SpeedVision GT title in a Champion Racing S4, winning four races, and helping Audi to its first Manufacturers' Championship.

The Audi Sport specification Champion A4 chassis included a B5 RS4 engine, and Alcon racing brake calipers (4 piston front and 2 piston rear calipers).

Don Istook, with Istook's Motorsports, built and campaigned several B5 S4's in first the Motorola Cup, and then the Grand Am Cup. The S4's were even raced by Istook's Motorsports in the Rolex GT category for several races to help fill the field. Of note, one of the S4's, racing against true GT cars, even ran as high as second place (in the rain) at Barber Motorsports Park.[citation needed] These S4's were built using existing S4, not RS4 engines, but used the B5 Audi RS4 K04 turbochargers.

B6 (Typ 8E/8H, 2003–2005)[edit]

Motor vehicle

Third generation (B6/8E/8H)
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ProductionMar 2003–Dec 2004
Feb 2004–Dec 2005 (Cabrio)[5]
Body style4-door saloon/sedan,[5]
5-door estate/wagon (Avant),[5]
2-door cabriolet[5]
PlatformVolkswagen Group B6 (PL46)
RelatedAudi B6 A4
Engine4.2 L V840vDOHC[5]
Transmission6-speed Getragmanual,[5]
6-speed ZF6HP19tiptronicautomatic[5]
Wheelbase2,651 mm (104.4 in),
Cabrio: 2,654 mm (104.5 in)
Length4,575 mm (180.1 in),
Cabrio: 4,573 mm (180.0 in)
Width1,781 mm (70.1 in),
Cabrio: 1,778 mm (70.0 in)
Height1,415 mm (55.7 in),
Cabrio: 1,391 mm (54.8 in)
Kerb weightsaloon: 1,660 kg (3,660 lb)
estate: 1,720 kg (3,792 lb)
cabriolet: 1,855 kg (4,090 lb)
PredecessorAudi B5 S4
SuccessorAudi B7 S4
2003–2005 S4 (B6) saloon (US)
MY2003–2005 Audi S4 (B6) Avant (Canada)

The third generation Audi S4 quattro (Typ 8E — saloon: 8E2, Avant: 8E5, and Cabriolet: 8H7) debuted its saloon and Avant bodystyles in Europe in March 2003,[5] and appeared in North America slightly later.[when?] This was based on the latest Volkswagen Group B6 (PL46) platform used by the then current Audi B6 A4. Despite having moved to an entirely new platform, one of the S4's most publicised new features was its new engine - a 4.2-litre V8 engine. Following its initial launch of either a four-door five-seat saloon (sedan), or a five-door five-seat Avant (estate/wagon), it eventually became available in three bodystyles - and for the first time in the Audi 'S' car range, from February 2004, a two-door four-seat Cabriolet (convertible), Typ 8H, was included in the model range.[12]

Official performance figures for standard discipline of sprinting from standstill to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in the saloon with manual transmission are 5.6 seconds (Avant 5.8 s, Cabriolet 5.9 s), however, a road test conducted by the American automotive magazine Motor Trend[13] indicated that it could go from a standstill to 60 mph (96.6 km/h) in less than 5 seconds, and make it to 200 km/h (124.3 mph) in slightly over 20 seconds, although doing this led to fuel consumption dipping into single digits. This was considerably worse than the earlier V6 models, leading to the addition of a $1,700 gas guzzler tax (combined 20.2 miles per US gallon (11.6 L/100 km; 24.3 mpg‑imp)) for the six-speed manual sedan in the United States. Top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h (155.3 mph).

The B6 S4 saloon and Avant variants ceased factory production in December 2004, with the Cabriolet ending twelve months later at December 2005.[5]

B6 powertrain[edit]

Replacing the 2.7-litre 'biturbo' V6 engine of the previous generation B5 S4, the new B6 S4 powertrain[5] gained an all-aluminium alloy 4.2-litre, 40 valve (five valves per cylinder) V8 engine (parts code prefix: 079.C, identification code: BBK), with chain-driven double overhead camshafts, roller-finger rocker armcam followers, and included variable inlet camshaft timing. It also used a strengthened alloy crankshaft bedplate for the five main bearings, and a two-part baffled oil sump, and a light-alloy variable intake manifold (VIM), containing the fractionally sequentially actuated fuel injectors. This petrol engine, based on the unit from the Audi A8, displaces 4,163 cubic centimetres (254.0 cu in), and it produces a motive power output of 344 PS (253 kW; 339 bhp) at 7,000 rpm, and generates torque of 410 N⋅m (302 lbf⋅ft) at 3,500 rpm, making it more powerful than the RS2 Avant, and nearly as powerful as the B5 RS4. Engine management was by way of a BoschMotronic ME 7.1.1 electronic engine control unit (ECU), using a Bosch 'E-Gas' drive by wire electronic throttle, and powering eight individual spark coils with longlife quad-electrode Bosch spark plugs. Ignition timing is a mapped direct ignition, with cylinder-selective knock control with the aid of four knock sensors. The exhaust system includes vacuum-operated valves in the twin rear silencers (mufflers), finished with chrome plated tail-pipes.

Like its predecessors, the B6 S4 was standard with a Getrag six-speed (M6S) manual transmission (parts code prefix: 0A3, identification codes: FVD, HEP) (gear ratios - 1st: 3.667, 2nd: 2.050, 3rd: 1.462, 4th: 1.133, 5th: 0.919, 6th: 0.778),[5] with a 240 mm (9.4 in) single plate dry clutch, and Torsen T-2 quattro permanent four-wheel drive system. Final drive (parts code prefix: 01R, identification code: EXZ) ratios are 3.889,[5] giving a top gear road speed to engine revs ratio of 24.4 miles per hour (39.3 km/h) per 1000 rpm. From July 2003,[5] the ZF 6HP19tiptronicautomatic transmission (parts code prefix: 09L, identification codes: GUR, HHU) (ratios - 1st: 4.171, 2nd: 2.340, 3rd: 1.521, 4th: 1.143, 5th: 0.867, 6th: 0.691, with a final drive (identification code: GDF) ratio of 3.539) was included as an option.

An unusual sight in the engine compartment was the addition of water cooling for the 190 ampalternator,[5] along with two additional thermostatically-controlled side-mounted radiators.[5]

B6 steering, brakes, wheels & tyres[edit]

The B6 S4 came equipped with electronically controlled, variable assisted 'servotronic' rack and pinion power assisted steering (PAS) as standard.[5]

B6 S4 brakes[5] consisted of radially ventilated disc brakes front and rear. The front discs are sized at 345 mm (13.58 in) in diameter by 30 mm (1.181 in) thick, and are clamped by Continental Teves-ATE FNRG-60 single-piston sliding brake calipers. The rears are 300 mm (11.81 in) by 22 mm (0.866 in), and again use single-piston sliding calipers, with an integrated cable-operated hand brake mechanism. A Bosch ESP 5.7 Electronic Stability Programme system, complete with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA), Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) and Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR) - also known as traction control system, coupled with a dual-rate tandem vacuum servo provided the brake actuation.

Standard wheels[5] were 'Avus-III die-cast aluminium alloy, 8.0Jx18H2 ET45 in size, and shod with 235/40 ZR18 95Y XL (eXtra Load) high performance tyres, with factory supplies being either Continental SportContact2 or Michelin PilotSport PS2.

B6 body & interior[edit]

Discrete lower door trims, along with the now trademark Audi 'S' model vertical-emphasis line grille, and solid aluminium (later replaced with plastic covered by aluminium) exterior door mirrors, and S4 badging front and rear are all that visually distinguish the S4 from its related A4 brethren. In the interior, front and rear Recaro seats (fronts fully electric with the option of heated seats), as well as S4 logos in the instrument panel and door sills complete the detail.

B7 (Typ 8E/8H, 2005–2009)[edit]

Motor vehicle

Fourth generation (B7/8E/8H)
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Audi S4 Avant quattro in Sprint Blue with Avus-III alloy wheels (8ED, Europe)

ProductionNov 2004–Jun 2008[5]
Jan 2006–2008 (cabrio)
Body style4-door saloon/sedan,[5]
5-door estate/wagon (Avant),[5]
2-door cabriolet[5]
PlatformVolkswagen Group B7 (PL46)
RelatedAudi B7 A4
Audi B7 RS4
SEAT Exeo
Engine4.2 L V840vDOHC[5]
Transmission6-speed Getragmanual,[5]
6-speed ZF6HP19tiptronicautomatic[5]
Wheelbase2,648 mm (104.3 in)
Cabrio: 2,654 mm (104.5 in)
Length4,586 mm (180.6 in)
Cabrio: 4,572 mm (180.0 in)
Width1,781 mm (70.1 in)
Cabrio: 1,778 mm (70.0 in)
Height1,415 mm (55.7 in)
Cabrio: 1,392 mm (54.8 in)
PredecessorAudi B6 S4
SuccessorAudi B8 S4
Audi S4 Sedan quattro (8EC, North America)
Audi S4 Cabriolet with optional 7-spoke alloy wheels (8HE, U.S.)
Audi S4 Avant quattro (8ED, Europe)

The Audi B7 platform Audi S4 quattro, based on the Audi B7 A4, debuted in late 2004. Although Audi classifies it as a new car, the differences between it and the outgoing B6 S4 casually appear to be primarily cosmetic, and is still classified by the internal designation: Typ 8E (although with revised sub-designations - saloon: 8EC, Avant: 8ED, and Cabriolet: 8HE).[5] It has the same 4.2-litre V8 engine (identification code: BBK) as the B6 S4, producing a power output of 253 kW (344 PS; 339 bhp) at 7,000 rpm, and 410 N⋅m (302 lbf⋅ft) torque at 3,500 rpm.

There are a few mechanical changes, such as revised springs and dampers and, from model year 2007, an updated Torsen T-3 automatically biasing centre differential, featuring a 'default' asymmetric 40:60 front-rear torque split on manual transmission models, along with the later Bosch ESP 8.0 Electronic Stability Programme[5] and gloss black painted brake calipers.[5] The 'Avus-III' wheels now became an option, and were replaced by a standard offering 8.0Jx18 inch 'S-design' 7-spoke forged alloy wheel.[5]

Bose sound system is now standard, whereas it was optional on the B6 S4, and an enhanced optional DVD-ROM-based RNS-E satellite navigation system replaces the previous CD-ROM-based RNS-D option.

The new trapezoidal single-frame grille, Bi-Xenonhigh-intensity discharge lamp (HID) headlamps, L-shaped tail-lamps, quad exhaust tail pipes, and discrete V8 badging below the side repeater indicators help distinguish the B7 from the previous B6 model.

Audi S4 25quattro[edit]

Audi "S4 25quattro" special edition (8EC)

In June 2005,[5] Audi announced a limited edition run of 250 special edition S4 saloon cars, celebrating 25 years of quattro four wheel drive. This exclusive model was called the Audi S4 25quattro. Available only in the United States, the exterior has unique front and rear bumpers, a carbon fibre boot lip spoiler and lower front splitter, a rear functional red tow hook, and a high gloss Phantom Black painted grille with the "quattro" emblem. 15-spoke DTM alloy wheels, along with optional dealer-fitted 'Audi four-rings' decals for the front doors complete the exterior makeover. Black and grey contrasting interior leathers, along with "quattro" embossed into the Recaro seats, together with a "1 of 250" exclusive quattro gear shift knob for the manual-only gearbox define the interior changes and act as a subtle reminder of the exclusivity that the limited numbers command.

On the mechanical side, the S4 25quattro was the second Audi, after the B7 RS4 to be fitted with the latest Torsen T-3 asymmetric ATB centre differential for its quattro permanent four-wheel drive system. Under normal grip conditions, this is set with a default rearwards torque distribution bias of 40:60 front to rear, and a maximum of 100% torque can automatically be apportioned to the rear axle (and up to 80% to the front) as conditions warrant. The final drive ratios are 3.889.

B8 (Typ 8K, 2009–2016)[edit]

Motor vehicle

Fifth generation (B8/8K)
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ProductionNov 2008–2016
Body style4-door saloon/sedan,[5]
5-door estate/wagon (Avant)[5]
PlatformVolkswagen Group MLB/MLP
RelatedAudi B8 A4
Audi B8 RS4
Audi A5
Engine3.0L supercharged V6 FSI
Transmission6-speed manual,[5]
7-speed Dual-clutch transmission 'S tronic'[5]
Wheelbase2,811 mm (110.7 in)
Length4,717 mm (185.7 in)
Width1,826 mm (71.9 in)
Heightsaloon: 1,406 mm (55.4 in)
estate: 1,415 mm (55.7 in)
Kerb weight1,650–1,735 kg (3,638–3,825 lb)
PredecessorAudi B7 S4
SuccessorAudi B9 S4
Audi S4 Sedan quattro (B8/8K, Australia)
Audi S4 Avant (B8/8K, South Africa)

From November 2008, the latest generation of the 'Audi S4 quattro'[14] (Typ 8K) entered factory production.[5] It is based on the current Audi B8 A4,[15] built on the Volkswagen Group MLB/MLP platform. Unlike the previous B6 and B7 models, the new B8 version was only available as a four-door five-seat saloon (sedan), or a five-door five-seat Avant (estate/wagon). The sport-performance two-door four-seat Cabriolet (convertible) mantle is now taken by the current Audi S5 Cabriolet and new Coupe. Unlike previous generations of the S4, only the sedan will be imported to the United States and Canada.

Compared to the previous B6/B7 S4 which used a 4.2-litre V8 engine, this latest B8 S4 uses a smaller displacement 3.0-litre TFSI V6 engine, but now with the addition of forced induction via an Eaton mechanical supercharger.[1]

The previous B6/B7 S4s were the top-of-the-line models in North America, ahead of the 3.2L V6 and 4-cylinder 2.0T A4s, and competed with the BMW E46 330 and E90 335 respectively. The 3.0 TFSI V6 engine replaces the 3.2-litre FSI V6 as the upgrade engine in the A4 and A6 lineups starting for 2009; both the 3.2-litre FSI and 3.0 TFSI were offered together until the end of the 2010 model year.[16] The 3.2L V6 engine is no longer offered in the A4 lineup from the 2011 model year onwards, so the recently introduced B8 S4 is now priced 9% lower than its V8 predecessors, and slots directly above the 4-cylinder 2.0T base model. The S4 now compares more closely with the BMW 335i.

Previously unavailable enthusiast driver aids are now optional, such as Audi's Sport Rear Differential, active steering and adaptive damping suspension (part of the Audi Drive Select Package). The front axle was moved by 6.1 inches to the front, which improved the weight distribution of the B8 Platform. Combined with the Sport Rear Differential Audi was able to greatly improve the weight balance and dynamics of the S4 over previous models.[17][18][19]

A new designed wheel is included on the B8 S4, an 8.5Jx18" '5-double-spoke S' design alloy wheel with 245/40 ZR18 high performance tyres. Optional 19 inch wheel and tyre packages are also available, sized at 8.5Jx19" alloy wheels with 255/35 ZR19 tyres. LED tail lights are standard fitment, along with Audi's now-trademark LED daytime running lights at the front.

The S4 along with the other B8 models received a facelift in early 2012. This included a revised front-end with new headlights and grille, an updated interior, and upgraded MMI options. Mechanically, the facelift B8 (known colloquially as the B8.5) was upgraded with electromagnetic steering and a lighter crown gear center differential.

B8 powertrain[edit]

At the heart of the B8 S4 powertrain is an all-new, all aluminium-alloy 3.0-litre TFSI Supercharged (TFSI)V6 engine (parts code prefix: 06E, identification code: CAKA),[5] and like the rest of the B8 model range, now with Fuel Stratified Injection (FSI). This petrol engine displaces 2,995 cubic centimetres (182.8 cu in), and it is rated by Audi to a power output of 245 kW (333 PS; 329 bhp) from 5,500 to 7,000 rpm. Torque is rated at 440 N⋅m (325 lbf⋅ft) from 2,900 to 5,300 rpm. This high power output is achieved by using forced induction – and specifically, an all-new Eaton'Twin Vortices Series' (TVS) Roots-type positive displacement compressor.[20][21] This new supercharger features twin four-lobe rotors, which are axially twisted 160 degrees. It is mounted on top of the engine, within the 'Vee', pumping air directly into the inlet manifold, and incorporates two separate water-cooledintercoolers. This new design of supercharger is said to reduce the noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) of the engine.

This engine is mated to either a six-speed manual transmission (identification code: KMR)[5] or a seven-speed 'S tronic' DL501[22]dual clutch transmission[23] (identification code: LHK),[5] the latter with steering wheel mounted paddle-shifters for tiptronic gear selection, which replaces the Tiptronic automatic transmissions found in the B6/B7 iterations. The 'Audi quattro Sports differential' fitted in the rear axle final drive unit is available as an option.

Acceleration from a standstill to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) takes 5.1 seconds[24] for the saloon with manual gearbox, the Avant one tenth of a second slower at 5.2 seconds. The same dash to 100 km/h in the saloon with S tronic takes 5.3 seconds, and the Avant at 5.4 seconds. The top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h (155.3 mph). However, a comparison in the American automotive magazine Road & Track[25] showed the sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds for the 6-speed manual transmission. With figures like these, the B8 S4 accelerates more quickly than its V8-engined predecessors.[1] Audi of America claims that the version of the S4 achieves 28 highway miles per gallon, and a 0 to 60 mph (96.6 km/h) acceleration time of 4.9 seconds with the manual transmission[26] and 5.1 seconds with the S tronic.[27] Fuel consumption is rated at a combined 24.2 miles per US gallon (9.7 L/100 km; 29.1 mpg‑imp).[24] Therefore, the B8 S4, unlike the V8-powered B6/7 models, avoids the US gas guzzler tax. The B8 S4's 3.0 TFSI engine also gets only 1 m.p.g. less than the base 2.0 TFSI engine.[28] This is one of the most important reasons for Audi to downsize their engines, while keeping the output equivalent better, by using forced-induction such as supercharging or turbocharging.[1]

The same engine is shared with the Audi S5 Cabriolet (though the 7-speed S Tronic is the sole transmission) and the 2013 Audi S5 Coupe. Detuned versions of this engine making 310 PS (228 kW; 306 hp) are found in the 2009-11 Audi A6 3.0 TFSI (C6) mated to a 6-speed TipTronic automatic transmission, the 2012 Audi A6 3.0 TFSI (C7) and 2012 Audi A7 3.0 TFSI, the latter two which are paired with an 8-speed TipTronic automatic.

Motorsport[edit]

In motor racing, APR Motorsport has currently entered a B8 S4 in the Grand-Am Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge Grand Sport (GS) class.[29]

B9 (Type 8W, 2017–present)[edit]

Motor vehicle

Sixth generation (B9/8W)
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2017 Audi S4 quattro 3.0 TFSI (UK)

Production2017–present
Body style4-door saloon/sedan,[5]
5-door estate/wagon (Avant)[5]
PlatformVolkswagen Group MLB/MLP
RelatedAudi A4
Audi B9 RS4
Audi A5
Engine3.0L Turbocharged V6 TFSI
3.0L V6 TDI (2019-present, European markets only)
Transmission8-speed ZF 8HPtiptronicautomatic
Wheelbase2,820 mm (111.0 in)
Length4,726 mm (186.1 in)
4,745 mm (186.8 in) (Avant)
Width1,842 mm (72.5 in)
Height1,427 mm (56.2 in)
Kerb weight1,750 kg (3,858 lb)
PredecessorAudi B8 S4

Audi announced the B9 S4 in 2015, with the official unveiling of the European-spec model at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Noticeable changes to the B9 included a modern, more angular exterior, newly designed wheels, and a new turbocharged V6 engine. Unlike the pre-facelift B8 S4, the announced European-spec model is only available with an eight-speed torque converter automatic (ZF 8HP55a).

Audi S4 Avant quattro 3.0 TFSI (UK)
Audi S4 Avant facelift (Germany)

The new model uses LED main-beam and LED daytime running lights as standard, alongside dynamic turn signals and LED tail-lights. Like other Audi models, the notable feature in the new S4 is Virtual Cockpit which has Classic Layout and Sports Layout in displaying speedometer and tachometer.

The B9 S4 features standard 18-inch 5 double-spoke wheels with summer tires, or optional 19-inch 5 V-spoke wheels.

The B9's brakes use multi-piston calipers, replacing the single-piston sliding calipers of earlier models. LED headlights are standard while a flat-bottomed steering wheel, "S" embossed seats, and quad tailpipes differentiate the S4 from the B9 A4.

B9 powertrain[edit]

The current generation S4 is powered by a 3.0 L V6 with petrol direct injection and a single twin-scroll turbo powering the EA839 engine with 354 PS (260 kW; 349 hp) and 500 N⋅m (369 lbf⋅ft). The engine uses a hot inside V layout, which places the cylinder head exhaust ports, exhaust manifolds, and turbocharger inside the V of the engine; this is a similar arrangement to the twin-turbo V8 engines used in Audi's C7/C8 RS6 and RS7 (including C7 S6/S7).

As a result of the powertrain upgrades in the new S4, it now can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) in 4.2 seconds.[30] It is electronically limited to a top speed of 155 mph (249 km/h).[31]

In European markets, the facelifted B9 S4 - launched in 2019 - is now powered by a 3.0-litre turbocharged diesel V6 with 347 PS (255 kW; 342 hp) and 700 N⋅m (516 lbf⋅ft), mated to a ZF 8-speed torque converter automatic gearbox and all-wheel-drive. For outside of European markets, however, it still retains the 3.0-litre petrol turbo V6.

See also[edit]

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External links[edit]

Sours: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audi_S4

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2016 Audi S4 Avant (B9) 3.0 TFSI V6 (354 Hp) quattro Tiptronic

General informationBrandAudiModel S4Generation S4 Avant (B9)Modification (Engine) 3.0 TFSI V6 (354 Hp) quattro Tiptronic Start of production 2016 year End of production 2019 year Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine Body typeStation wagon (estate) Seats 5 Doors 5 Performance specsFuel consumption (economy) - urban 10.0-10.1 l/100 km 23.52 - 23.29 US mpg
28.25 - 27.97 UK mpg
10 - 9.9 km/lFuel consumption (economy) - extra urban6.1-6.3 l/100 km 38.56 - 37.34 US mpg
46.31 - 44.84 UK mpg
16.39 - 15.87 km/lFuel consumption (economy) - combined7.5-7.6 l/100 km 31.36 - 30.95 US mpg
37.66 - 37.17 UK mpg
13.33 - 13.16 km/lCO2 emissions171-175 g/km Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline) Acceleration 0 - 100 km/h4.9 sec Acceleration 0 - 62 mph4.9 sec Acceleration 0 - 60 mph (Calculated by Auto-Data.net) 4.7 sec Maximum speed 250 km/h 155.34 mphEmission standard Euro 6 Weight-to-power ratio 4.7 kg/Hp, 211.3 Hp/tonne Weight-to-torque ratio 3.4 kg/Nm, 298.5 Nm/tonne Engine specsPower 354 Hp @ 5400-6400 rpm. Power per litre 118.2 Hp/l Torque 500 Nm @ 1370-4500 rpm. 368.78 lb.-ft. @ 1370-4500 rpm.Engine location Front, Longitudinal Model Engine CWGD Engine displacement 2995 cm3182.77 cu. in.Number of cylinders 6 Position of cylinders V-engine Cylinder Bore 84.5 mm 3.33 in.Piston Stroke 89 mm 3.5 in.Compression ratio 11.2 Number of valves per cylinder 4 Fuel System Direct injection Engine aspiration Turbocharger Valvetrain DOHC Engine oil capacity 7.25 l 7.66 US qt | 6.38 UK qtSpace, Volume and weightsKerb Weight 1675 kg 3692.74 lbs.Max. weight 2265 kg 4993.47 lbs.Max load590 kg 1300.73 lbs.Trunk (boot) space - minimum 505 l 17.83 cu. ft.Trunk (boot) space - maximum 1510 l 53.33 cu. ft.Fuel tank capacity 58 l 15.32 US gal | 12.76 UK galMax. roof load 90 kg 198.42 lbs.Permitted trailer load with brakes (8%) 2100 kg 4629.71 lbs.Permitted trailer load with brakes (12%) 1900 kg 4188.78 lbs.Permitted trailer load without brakes 750 kg 1653.47 lbs.Permitted towbar download 80 kg 176.37 lbs.DimensionsLength 4745 mm 186.81 in.Width 1842 mm 72.52 in.Width including mirrors 2022 mm 79.61 in.Height 1411-1437 mm 55.55 - 56.57 in.Wheelbase 2825 mm 111.22 in.Front track 1565 mm 61.61 in.Rear (Back) track 1546 mm 60.87 in.Front overhang 887 mm 34.92 in.Rear overhang 1033 mm 40.67 in.Drag coefficient (Cd) 0.31 Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) 11.6 m 38.06 ft.Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specsDrive wheel All wheel drive (4x4) Number of Gears (automatic transmission) 8 tiptronic Front suspension Multi-link suspension Rear suspension Multi-link independent Front brakesVentilated discs Rear brakesDisc Assisting systemsABS (Anti-lock braking system)
Steering type Steering rack and pinion Power steering Electric Steering Tires size245/40 R18 Wheel rims size18
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Pros

  • Ridiculously quick in a straight line
  • Spacious and well-built interior
  • Excellent grip thanks to the standard all-wheel-drive system

Cons

  • Understeers too much at its limit
  • Steering feel is disconnected
  • Boring interior design

Audi S4 Expert Review

Zach Gale

The 2016 Audi S4 is unchanged.

The 2016 S4 is the high-performance variant of the A4 sedan and comes standard with all-wheel drive. A redesigned S4 will debut for the 2017 model year.

A supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 rated at 333 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque is the only engine available in the 2016 S4 and it can be paired to a six-speed manual or a seven-speed twin-clutch automatic transmission. Fuel economy is respectable for the class at 18/28 mpg city/highway for the automatic and 17/26 mpg with the manual. There's comfortable seating for four passengers in the S4 and up to 12.4 cubic feet of trunk space. Split-folding rear seats are standard for improved cargo-carrying capability.

Standard safety features include dual front, front-side, and side curtain airbags. Rear side airbags are available as a standalone option in all trim levels of the S4. Blind spot warning is available in the Premium Plus trim as part of the Technology package and standard on the Prestige grade. Adaptive cruise control is available only in the Prestige model as part of the Driver Assist package.

The NHTSA gave the 2016 S4 a five-star overall safety rating (out of a possible five stars). In IIHS evaluations, the car received a Good score in four crash tests and Poor in the small overlap front test (Good is the highest possible score). When equipped with the optional Driver Assist package, the S4 received an Advanced rating in the front crash prevention testing and was able to reduce a 12-mph collision by 11 mph (front crash prevention ratings include Basic, Advanced, and Superior).

In the base Premium Plus trim, standard features include automatic HID headlights with LED accents, three-zone climate control, leather/Alcantara upholstery, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, heated power front sports seats with driver's side memory, Audi Drive Select and Bluetooth connectivity. The Technology package adds a rearview camera, blind spot warning, navigation, and front and rear parking sensors. A Bang & Olufsen audio system is optional on the Premium Plus trim and standard on the range-topping Prestige variant. On the range-topping Prestige trim, additional standard features include navigation, the Bang & Olufsen audio system, blind spot warning, a rearview camera, and keyless entry and start. For maximum performance, the S4 is offered with a sport differential and adaptive damping suspension in all trim levels.

Despite its age, the 2016 S4 remains one of the best sports sedans available, offering strong performance and handling. In a 2014 First Test review, we said that the S4 offers smooth, linear acceleration, strong handling, and excellent levels of grip thanks to its all-wheel drive system; however, its front heavy nature means the S4 has a tendency to understeer. Despite its firm ride, the S4 remains comfortable, with a well-appointed cabin that's plush and quiet. Additionally, there's plenty of space for passengers and cargo. In a comparison test that also included the BMW 335i, Lexus IS 350 AWD, Cadillac ATS, and Volvo S60 T6 R-Design, the Audi S4 placed second because it was let down by its disconnected steering while its interior was deemed uninteresting and a step below the BMW and Lexus in terms of build quality.

  • BMW 340i
  • Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG 4Matic
  • Cadillac ATS
  • Volvo S60 T6
  • Lexus IS 350
  • Infiniti Q50
  • Jaguar XE

--Stefan Ogbac

Sours: https://www.motortrend.com/cars/audi/s4/2016/


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