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Review of the 2013 Audi S4
ProThe 2013 Audi S4 is stimulating to look at and exciting to drive; a car to be proud of.
Introduction2013 Audi S4 is about looking good on the fast track. The S in the S4 symbolizes the car's sportive handling but also epitomizes the style desires. It is designed to attract audience. The new 2013 S4 sports a tightened and lowered suspension, Quattro all-wheel drive, and an available rear sports differential. The resulting balanced traction and power move the car through the winds, down the gradients or up the hills with smooth confidence.
Exterior Design and Special FeaturesThe Audi S4 2013 is presented in two body styles: 3.0T Premium Plus and 3.0T Prestige. The Unitized steel structure bodies lend sturdy and safe character to the sports sedan. Audi's signature Singleframe grille, automatic headlights (adoptive Xenon lamps for3.0T Prestige,) headlight washing system, LED taillight technology, rear fog lights, heated windshield washer nozzles, power adjustable and auto dimming exterior side mirrors with LED turn indicators and front fog lights are standard on both the models. There is a selection of six body colors and the S4 sporting the Audi's specialized front and rear splitters and the quad exhaust pipes announces that the owner is driving an outstanding car.
Interior Design and Special FeaturesThe Audi S4's interiors seem to have purpose-built just to indulge the passengers. The 3-spoke- flat-bottom steering wheel 3-zone climate control, leather or Alcantara power adjustable sport seats are compellingly luxurious. The Audi S4 3.0T is one of the more intelligent models on the road. Trademarked Audi connect brings first-to-market integration with Google Earth providing high-resolution 3-dimensional aerial and terrain imagery with the support of Audi MMI® Navigation plus, an in-vehicle navigation system. With the aid of a built-in high-speed mobile broadband data access, and a laptop, iPad®, netbook or any other mobile device, 2013 Audi S4 retrieves web-based information conveniently and securely. Information on the weather, gas prices, travel and navigation assistance at the finger tips for S4 passengers.
EngineAudi has not taken any sides; it has fitted both the models with the best of the engines in Audi's range. The 3.0 TFSI all-alloy supercharged engine generates 333hp @ 5500 rpm and torque of 325 lb-ft. @ 2900 rpm. Capable of achieving 130 mph top speed, the S4 can accelerate to 60 mph in just under 5 seconds. Drive-by-wire throttle and Electronic engine management FSI direct fuel injection system delivers 18 mpg in city and 28 mpg on the highways. Amongst the many benefits, the S4 provides V8 torque and power at V6 efficiency and the full power is available at various speeds.
SafetyOccupant protection comprises of six airbags at the front and sides in every Audi S4. Then there is the stability control naturally complementing the Quattro traction, all-wheel drive to hold the vehicle securely on its trajectory even under anxious circumstances. Intelligent sensors unlock the doors automatically in case the airbags deploy, switch on interior and hazard lights; and go on to cut off fuel flow to the engine in case of a mishap.