The most recent in Audi’s long line of super-quick RS4 models has been spotted testing prior to it breaks cover at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show in September. The greatest news for this Mercedes-AMG C63 rival is that it’s expected to drop the old car’s V8 in favour of a twin-turbocharged V6. The Audi RS4 is a high-performance cars based on the A4 featuring an effective engine and all-wheel drive. It’s most typically seen through a practical Avant estate model and matches the likes of the BMW M3 and Mercedes-AMG C63.
2018 Audi RS4 Styling
The upcoming 2018 Audi RS4 will look much more aggressive than the S4 shown above. The bodywork will grow a choice of big air intakes and vents to assist cool its more effective engine and four swollen wheel arches to cover a set of larger alloy wheels. The model appears to use a comparable front bumper to the just recently released Audi RS3 and, as a result, need to feature contrasting black trim and a prominent quattro logo design below the grille. At the rear, the standard A4’s round exhaust suggestions have actually been stretched into bigger oval shapes for this potent RS model but, besides a slim new diffuser, the rear bumper appears primarily the same.
2018 Audi RS4 Interior
Besides a couple of sporty touches, we do not expect the 2018 Audi RS4 cabin to vary significantly from the basic A4’s impeccably durable interior. A flat-bottomed steering wheel and a choice of RS badges ought to assist your travelers inform it apart from less powerful models while Audi’s outstanding Virtual Cockpit digital instrument display system need to be used as requirement
2018 Audi RS4 Engine and Driving
Fans of beefy eight-cylinder engines may be disappointed to hear the old car’s 4.2-litre V8 will be ditched in favour of a twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 producing more than 450hp. This unit, combined with Audi’s famous quattro all-wheel-drive system, must offer enough grunt and grip to give the 475hp C63 and 431hp M3 a major run for their loan. Alongside a downsized engine, the RS4 could be fitted with electric turbocharging technology– already included to the SQ7 SUV. This modern feature aims to provide near-instant throttle reaction from low revs– getting rid of the lag generally connected with high-powered turbocharged engines.
2018 Audi RS4 Price and Release Date
We anticipate the new 2018 Audi RS4 could make its very first public look at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2017. When it goes on sale in late 2017 or early 2018 we expect it to cost around ₤ 60,000 to take on competitors from Mercedes and BMW.