The front suspension is a design with four individual per wheel. The exhaust system includes vacuum-operated valves in the twin rear mufflers , finished with tail-pipes. It is based on the current , built on the. The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. The Avant station wagon arrived a year later.
The commercial copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of this site is strictly prohibited. The recall began during May 2014. About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the A4 B5 Avant has Independent. A wide range of engines were available to European customers, between 1. All versions of the S4 have been manufactured at in , Germany; they are, or have been available as a four-door five-seat saloon and a five-door five-seat Avant Audi's name for an since the model's inception in 1991. Although the S4 was no longer available with a V8, its 2.
The power of the V6 twin turbo is converted reliably and effectively into traction by the 6-speed sports-ratio gearbox and permanent four-wheel drive. Under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic, translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the automobile-catalog. Combined with the Sport Rear Differential Audi was able to greatly improve the weight balance and dynamics of the S4 over previous models. The S4 along with the other B8 models received a facelift in early 2012. B5 facelift 1998-2001 Audi refreshed the model in the 1997 Frankfurt Motor Show, with sales beginning in Europe in early 1998. Audi also debuted their new Tiptronic transmission on the B5 platform, based on the unit Porsche developed for their 964-generation 911.
With a fuel consumption of 11. Mechanically, the facelift B8 known colloquially as the B8. With a fuel consumption of 11. Don Istook, with Istook's Motorsports, built and campaigned several B5 S4's in first the Motorola Cup, and then the Grand Am Cup. Archived from on 5 April 2012.
The B5 S4 brake system consisted of radially ventilated discs, 321 mm 12. The special shape of the inlet ports, which creates a tumbling motion in the mixture charge as it enters the combustion chamber, also helps to make combustion cleaner and more efficient. For stopping power, the A4 B5 Avant S4 Quattro braking system includes Vented Discs at the front and Discs at the rear. The C4 variant S4 ended factory production after less than three years in July 1994. A more powerful, more expensive and more exclusive variant known first as the S4 Plus and later as the S6 Plus was available from October 1992 through to July 1994. The B6 S4 saloon and Avant variants ceased factory production in December 2004, with the Cabriolet ending twelve months later at December 2005. Previously unavailable enthusiast driver aids are now optional, such as Audi's Sport Rear Differential, active steering and adaptive damping suspension part of the Audi Drive Select Package.
It has the same 4. The S4 now compares more closely with the. A two-door four-seat Cabriolet S4 variant was introduced as part of the B6 and B7 generation A4 lineups. Fuel consumption is rated at a combined 24. The brake system has also been upgraded to match this surging forward thrust: large ventilated disc brakes front and rear with aluminium brake calipers ensure optimum braking performance. An optional pre-muffler replacement pipe is also available to support the sound of the S4 even more. Under normal grip conditions, this is set with a default rearwards torque distribution bias of 40:60 front to rear, and a maximum of 100% torque can automatically be apportioned to the rear axle and up to 80% to the front as conditions warrant.
Details of the powerplant include a with two lightweight aluminium alloy. Despite the change in name, differences between the outgoing S4 and incoming S6 were primarily cosmetic. Archived from on 8 February 2015. The S4's aluminium suspension has a noticeably positive effect on handling. Besides the introduction of a 2. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the site.
This exclusive model was called the Audi S4 25quattro. Standard wheels were Audi's die-cast aluminium alloy six-arm 'Avus' 7. Unlike previous generations of the S4, only the sedan will be imported to the United States and Canada. With figures like these, the B8 S4 accelerates more quickly than its V8-engined predecessors. Reproduction of part or all of the contents of this web-site in any form is prohibited and may not be recopied and shared with a third party.
The B9's brakes use multi-piston calipers, replacing the single-piston sliding calipers of earlier models. Units Affected 51900 It's safe to say that Audi recovered from its near-death experience in the 1980s with renewed vigor and sense of purpose--its excellent product is proof of the company's resurgence. With cooled air, therefore, it is possible to achieve even higher engine efficiency. It is mounted on top of the engine, within the 'Vee', pumping air directly into the inlet manifold, and incorporates two separate. As standard, the B9 S4 features 18-inch 5 double-spoke wheels with summer tires. As in the previous S4, a six-speed manual transmission was standard equipment, as was the quattro all-wheel-drive.
The B6 and B7 versions shared a common 4. The short distances between the cylinder exhaust ports and the turbocharger inlets mean that the exhaust gas loses less momentum and charging efficiency is thus increased. About chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behaviour and ride confort, the A4 B5 has Independent. Thanks to their lower inertia, the engine responds more readily to rapid pressure on the accelerator. Being a turbocharged car, it can gain significant power by simply upgrading the engine management software. Currently, the B5 S4 is considered the most potentially powerful of the S4 lineup.