Audi has begun testing a new generation of sedan A4

May 14, 2014 at 9:04 pm

In lenses photo spies got a test mule Audi A4 sedan next generation. The automaker has started road tests new items, but as a new technical stuffing are rolled actually in the old body, it can be concluded that the model is at the initial stage of development.

Photo of Audi A4

Photo of Audi A4


The new A4 will be the second model of Audi, which is based on the next generation of modular longitudinal platform MLB. At the same architecture will be based new generation and other models of the brand, located above the “quartet” in the hierarchy. The design of the new “truck”, which was named MLB Evo, widely used lightweight high-strength steels, aluminum alloys and various composite materials. As a result, the mass of the new Audi A4 will decrease compared to the current generation machine (pictured) is about 90 kg. The first model to receive the platform MLB Evo, Audi Q7 crossover will be a new generation. His debut is expected later this year.

Audi A4 back Pic

Audi A4 back Pic

Another advantage of the new platform is the technical possibility of placing it on a wide variety of power trains, including hybrid and fully electric installation drive. No “revolution” in appearance, most likely will not happen. It is expected that the new A4 will receive the same optics on LED matrix elements as updated sedan Audi A8. He will share with the dashboard and projection display. Today, it is unknown whether the new generation of “Quartet” Audi sports have RS-version, but diesel variants will be sure. Front-wheel drive will be standard, full-offered as an option.

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