Audi has officially unveiled a family of A4 (sedan and wagon) of the new generation

The novelty was noticeably lighter than its predecessor, depending on the modification of the model weight decreased by 120 kg. Sales of the model, which as before will be offered with front-wheel or all-wheel drive will begin in Germany in the autumn – after the public display models at the Motor Show in Frankfurt in September, said.

Weight decreased in several elements of the model. For example, the body was on the 15 kilograms lighter than before, the wiring and the battery – six kilograms, armchairs – nine kilograms, transmission – 16 kgs, the differential – per kilogram, electromechanical power steering – three and a half kilos and brakes – five kilograms.

In the next-generation Audi A4 front and five-link rear suspension set new, upper arms which are connected to the body parts to ensure optimum rigidity (first was on a double-wishbone front and mnogoryichazhka rear). All levers and wheel bearings are made of aluminum. Plus, the model has monotube dampers and stabilizers are thin-walled high-strength.
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The company Audi has officially unveiled family A4 (sedan and wagon) of the new generation. The novelty was noticeably lighter than its predecessor, depending on the modification of the mass of the model decreased by 120 kilograms.

Weight decreased in several elements of the model. For example, the body was on the 15 kilograms lighter than before, the wiring and the battery – six kilograms, armchairs – nine kilograms, transmission – 16 kgs, the differential – per kilogram, electromechanical power steering – three and a half kilos and brakes – five kilograms.

In the next-generation Audi A4 front and five-link rear suspension set new, upper arms which are connected to the body parts to ensure optimum rigidity (first was on a double-wishbone front and mnogoryichazhka rear). All levers and wheel bearings are made of aluminum. Plus, the model has monotube dampers and stabilizers are thin-walled high-strength.
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The Germans will make Audi A1 in the rally car group B

The German tuning house MTM announced the project of deep modernization of compact Audi A1 . By design, the machine will be made in the car stylist Ingolstadt brand, which in the 1980s took part in the World Rally Championship in the most powerful category – group B, later abolished due to a number of serious accidents with dead audience.

Information on the project is small. We only know that the new product will be based on “charged” hatchback S1 and finalized in accordance with the technical requirements of the group B. The car will receive the same white and yellow paint that legendary racing car Audi Quattro. In the same style made him an aerodynamic body kit, developed by the American designer Roland Hall.

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Declassified the new generation Audi A4

Start the week with big news from the “Audi”, friends – rolled AudiĀ A4 generation B9. Fresh “Quartet” has become more and more spacious, throwing off with about 120 kg and has a new motor range.

Yes, and look brand new chetyrehdverki wagon more like restyled version of the “eight-BE” but in fact really gaining in size – it is plus 25 and 16 mm in length and width, respectively, to 4.73 and 1.84 m (1.43 m in height). The wheelbase has grown, too, and now amounts to 2.82 m (plus 12 mm). However, both declined drag coefficient (0.23 and 0.26 in the sedan and “Avant”), and the base chetyrehdverki weighs 1320 kg. As to the increased space, in addition to other 23 mm in the legs, it is worth to notice the 505-liter trunk wagon and a total capacity of 1510 kg.

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Test Drive: Audi Q3 TFSI Ultra

Think front-wheel drive and 1.4 gasoline – too lean for premium cross? And if a small cross? Still sad as breakfast ballerina? Well, I thought so, too, when he took a test about basic version of Q3.
Type leaf lettuce can not eat. And anyway, who in Russia needs most modest version of a premium wheelbarrows? Is that miserable self-Maid girl who did not even give the correct machines. All salaries are fed bankers for a car loan, while they themselves eat oatmeal … but I do not suffer brendofiliey. I was on the bare glamor can not take, I thought, sticking stirrer first gear.Continue reading