Audi today announced that the 2018 Audi S4 needs 4.4 seconds to reach 60 mph, which is equivalent to the time displayed by a 2013 S4 in an engine trend test. Given the fairly minor changes in production, the absence of a significant change in performance is not surprising.
2018 Audi S4 Review
Outside, the car is remarkably beautiful and well equipped with standards like LED daytime running lights, 18-inch wheels and dynamic turn signals. The interior is equally impressive with its elegant leather upholstery, eight-way power front seats, driver memory settings and three-zone automatic climate control.
Inside, the S4 gets a flat-bottomed steering wheel with change paddles; 8-way power adjustable front sport seats with 4-way lumbar support, side cushions on the power side and massage function; Diamond sewn leather; And three-zone automatic climate control. A dual-pane sunroof is optional.
2018 Audi S4 Technology
The technical characteristics are abundant. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard. Audi’s virtual cockpit, which is a digital infotainment display in the dashboard, is optional. The virtual cockpit offers Google Earth navigation, which is supported by a 4G LTE connection. It also comes with a sports display mode that makes the tach and tachometer prominent and adds an extra gauge and turn timer. Also available is a head-up color display, MMI touch-screen interface with handwriting recognition, and a Bang-Olufsen 3-D sound system.
2018 Audi S4 Engine
What is an extra 21 hp and 44 lb-ft of torque and a turbocharging boost switch you get? Well, in the case of the 2018 Audi S4, exactly the same 0-60 mph time as the outgoing model. Audi today announced that the 2018 Audi S4 needs 4.4 seconds to reach 60 mph, which is equivalent to the time displayed by a 2018 Audi S4 in an engine trend test. Audi ratings may be conservative, however. We first saw the latest S4, which is powered by a 3.0-liter V-6 turbocharged good for 354 hp and 368 lb-ft (the latter of which is available from only 1370 rpm all the way at 4500 rpm ), At the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, but Audi made the American market wait this spring to receive the all-new sports sedan.
In addition to all the standard features that come with the A4, the 2018 Audi S4 will come standard with 18-inch 5-spoke double star wheels and summer tires, diamond S seating sports seats, a leather / Alcantara interior with contrast stitching, Inlays in brushed aluminum, quad exhaust, and a trunk lid spoiler.
Standard safety features include warning before crashing with emergency braking and pedestrian detection. Blind warnings, adaptive cruise control with stop and go, a system that prepares the car for a rear crash, warns occupants to get out of the car if a cyclist approaches and includes rear traffic alerts.
The 2018 Audi S4 also comes standard with six-piston monobloc front brake calipers and sport adaptive damping suspensions. In addition, a sports quattro available rear diff means that almost all power can be routed to one of the rear wheels, which will help with performance.
2018 Audi S4 Price and Release Date
Look for the 2018 Audi S4 in dealerships when it arrives this spring. When it arrives in dealer showrooms in the coming months, the S4 2018 will have a price of at least $ 51,875, including a destination tax of $ 975. Because someone at Audi seems to have a curious sense of humor, the trim base is nicknamed “Premium Plus” while the upgrade version, which starts at $ 56,775, carries the more appropriate nickname “Prestige”.