The most recent in Audi’s long line of super-quick RS4 models has actually been spotted screening prior to it breaks cover at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show in September. The greatest news for this Mercedes-AMG C63 competitor 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 sports car based on the A4 featuring a powerful engine and all-wheel drive. It’s most frequently seen through a practical Avant estate model and rivals the likes of the BMW M3 and Mercedes-AMG C63.
2018 Audi RS4 Styling
The upcoming 2018 Audi RS4 will look a lot more aggressive than the S4 shown above. The bodywork will sprout a selection of big air consumption and vents to assist cool its more powerful engine and four inflamed wheel arches to cover a set of larger alloy wheels. The model appears to wear a comparable front bumper to the recently launched Audi RS3 and, as an outcome, must feature contrasting black trim and a popular quattro logo below the grille. At the rear, the basic A4’s round exhaust suggestions have been extended into larger oval shapes for this powerful RS model but, besides a slim new diffuser, the rear bumper appears mostly unchanged.
2018 Audi RS4 Interior
Besides a couple of sporty touches, we don’t anticipate the 2018 Audi RS4 cabin to differ considerably from the basic A4’s impeccably durable interior. A flat-bottomed steering wheel and a selection of RS badges must assist your passengers tell it apart from less effective models while Audi’s exceptional Virtual Cockpit digital instrument display screen system need to be provided as requirement
2018 Audi RS4 Engine and Driving
Fans of sturdy eight-cylinder engines might be disappointed to hear the old car’s 4.2-litre V8 will be dumped 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, ought to offer adequate grunt and grip to give the 475hp C63 and 431hp M3 a serious run for their money. Together with a downsized engine, the RS4 could be fitted with electric turbocharging technology– currently featured to the SQ7 SUV. This modern feature intends to provide near-instant throttle response from low revs– removing the lag normally related to high-powered turbocharged engines.
2018 Audi RS4 Price and Release Date
We anticipate the new 2018 Audi RS4 might make its first public appearance 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.