This is the next facelift for its A4 in India, using the version having obtained an upgrade previously in overdue 2019, which has been stopped with the arrival of the new emission regulations before in the year.
When compared with the previous facelift, the approaching 2021 version becomes some detailed changes with a broader single-frame grille, new headlamps with daylight running lamps, revised front and back bumpers and redesigned tail-lamps.
Inside, the fundamental cabin layout is unchanged although there are a couple of noteworthy updates. The facelifted A4 has a bigger free-standing 10.1-inch touchscreen. But, unlike newer gen Audi’s like the A6 and A8, the A4 conveys forward with bodily controls – like for the climate control – rather than incorporating another screen.
According to traders, the upgraded A4 is expected to go on sale at a selection of 2 variations – Premium Plus along with the fully-loaded Tech. Anticipate the A4 Tech to come with technology like the aforementioned touchscreen, Audi’s’Virtual Cockpit’ electronic instrument cluster, all-LED headlamps, multi-zone climate management, ambient lighting and more.
Audi A4 facelift: Engine and gearbox details
Another large shift to the A4 is beneath the bonnet. While the prior A4 was accessible with a 150hp, 1.4-litre turbo-petrol, this facelifted car will be provided with a more potent 190hp, 2.0-litre turbo-petrol unit. The motor is going to be paired using a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox as standard, with electricity sent to the wheels. There’ll not be any diesel engine choice.
Audi A4 competitions and future Audi starts
The facelifted A4 will go up from the Mercedes C-class, BMW 3 Series and the petrol-only Jaguar XE. Come March 2021, the vehicle will probably also face competition in the third-gen Volvo S60. Expect prices to begin at the area of Rs 42 lakh (ex-showroom).
Audi has also lined up a bunch of additional merchandise launches lined-up to the next year.
“The new Audi A4 will indicate the start of a power-packed year for us and we’re confident of bringing buyers in that section. 2021 will see a few product launches and we’re extremely pleased to kickstart the year using a version which has shaped the newest in India,” said Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head, Audi India.
According to us previously, the carmaker is seeking to attract its India line-up up to full strength by end-2021, with goods versions like the A3, Q3, Q5, Q7 place to return as facelifts or all-new versions. At the moment, the carmaker just has five versions available in the united states — both the A6, A8, Q2, Q8 and RS Q8, and also the RS7.