Glimpses of Audi S4 2009

Posted on Thursday, 25 September 2008 , 07:09:11 byEmil

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Glimpses of Audi S4 2009

Audi will reveal the 2009 S4 at the Paris Auto Show, both station wagon and sedan variant. The two units will be on sale next year in March.

Both units run with a totally redesigned engine: 3.0 TFSI, the all-new member from the V-engine family of Audi. The V6 it's generating the power from a 2,995 cc displacement, has a supercharger, delivering 333 hp. The sedan is sprinting to100 km/h (62.14 mph) in only 5.1 seconds, and Avant in just 5.2 seconds: both having an electronically maximum speed of 250 km/h (at 155.34 mph).

The TFSI 3.0 is delivering its top 440 Nm (with 324.53 lb-ft) on 2,500 rpm plus maintaining constantly this until 4,850 rpm. In 4th gear, the auto is accelerating from 80 - 120 km/h (is 49.71 to 74.56 mph) in only 4.4 seconds. So, thanks to that very short gas ways, the supercharged V6, sonorous responds to the throttle spontaneously, even more than the naturally aspirated engine on the exactly same displacement.

The new TFSI 3.0 achieves furthermore exemplary efficiency of fuel. The sedan on average is using 9.7 liters fuel - 100 km (at 24.25 US mpg), and Avant 9.9 liters - 100 km (23.76 US mpg) – a 3.4 liters improvement (26 %) compared with the predecessor.