Posted Thu, 05/03/2012 - 18:51 by CarDekho Team
It is a big day for the avid car aficionados in the country, as Audi India finally lifts the covers off from their new reinvigorated Audi A4. The posh venue wherein this glittering event is being held is the lavish Turf Club in Mumbai. The classy event was graced by the well heeled people of the up market society along with a multitude of celebrities. Coming to this neoteric A4 facelift, the sedan car is offered in both petrol and diesel variants with their iconic Quattro option. The new Audi A4 price in the Indian car market, for the 2.0 TDi version is Rs. 29.38 lakhs and for 3.0 TDi is 38 lakhs and for the TFSi is Rs. 27.33 lakh (ex-showroom Maharashtra). The TFSi engine 2012 Audi A4 is near about Rs. 60,000 cheaper than its nearest rival the BMW 3 series.
This sparkling new sedan is being assembled at the company’s Aurangabad facility in Maharashtra with several other upcoming car models. New Audi A4 will come with 'New Audi Car Life' including car finance, insurance service plans and extended warranty. Starting with desirable and tempting exteriors, this new sedan has been endowed with a new set of a smart head lamp cluster, which is more edgy in shape and has LED day time running lights. These head lamps now have projector styled, powerful, Xenon lights. A flawless black grille that holds the company’s renowned insignia sits on it, while the bumper is also tweaked a little which is making the frontage look mind blowing. The front bumper adorns a trapezoidal shaped luminous pair of fog lamps for superior visibility in the dark. The sides are pristine as usual with very little or no change at all, while the rear end of the car has been integrated with new LED graphic lamps. The rear body colored bumper has also been refurbished a little and is making the car look breathtaking.
The interiors of this new Audi A4 are blessed with the sophisticated drive select system, which has 5 different driving modes and a new cutting edge multi-media interface. This new version also features a start/stop ignition system. Other features include a new electro-mechanical steering system with mounted controls and brake energy recuperation among the prominent changes. The company has used all the best in class ergonomics and other components in this sedan and the dashboard has also been revamped, making it look elegant. As this new Audi A4 will have several trims, the varied notifications and other features in the central console will vary with the trim opted for.
Under the bonnet, this refined sedan is being offered with an option of petrol and diesel car trims to choose from. These engines include a 1.8 litre TFSi motor with 15.6 kmpl mileage and, while the other 2.0 litre TDi engine with 16.5kmpl mileage. A 3.0 TDi engine is also available and all the three engines are offered in S-Line sports package also. Fuel efficiency on the petrol is improved by 25%. Audi is also planning to expand its dealer network to 25 by end of 2012 which currently stands at 18. Audi India is on an all time high and is betting big with A4 facelift now. Overall, this beauty seems to be grabbing the eye-balls of all the spectators at the launch with its exceptional styling and design combined with a dominant and commanding engine options. Here is hoping that the response for the car remains as positive. I recently shared that Skoda Fabia Scout to Raise the Benchmark of the Hatchback Segment.