2017 Audi A4 Quattro MT Released, Specs For Sedan Revealed Here

Sep 22, 2016 04:52 AM EDT | Leian N.

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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 11: Models pose with the new Audi A4 3.2 Quattro at the 2007 Australian International Motor Show at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on October 11, 2007 in Sydney, Australia. This year's show, which runs from today until October 21, 2007, features the Maserati GranTurismo, Mitsubishi Evo X, Lexus IS-F, BMW's Concept CS and the Toyota LandCruiser 200 series.
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The 2017 Audi A4 Quattro has been released by the brand as its new sedan flagship model. Compared to its predecessor, the automobile has become lighter, has transformed into an all-wheel drive vehicle and has its very own manual version.

Updates have been installed into the brand new 2017 Audi A4 Quattro sedan that has become lighter compared to other A4 versions of the make and model. As reported by Motor Trend, the Audi A4 models usually have a front-drive feature. Although the new version looks heavier and larger than its predecessor, it is actually 66 pounds lighter than other Audi A4 models whose designs were based on the Modular Longitudinal Kit architecture.

Performance Specs

Furthermore, the 2017 Audi A4 Quattro model was taken out for a test drive by the canyon roads outside of San Diego. The car's performance was revealed to be powered by a turbocharged, 2.0 liter TSFI I-4, which was an exclusive feature. Also, its speed was lodged at 7-S tronic that has a dual-clutch transmission as well.

With a compression ratio of 9.6:1, the 2017 Audi A4 Quattro can accommodate 21.5 pounds of boost into the direct-injected DOHC engine. The engine itself generates 252 hp from 5,000 to 6,000 rpm and 273 lb-ft of torque which can reach 1,600 to 4,500 rpm.

In other news, Jalopnik reported that the updates included in the 2017 Audi A4 Quattro are a seven-speed clutch gearbox. In fact, it was revealed to go on sale sooner with a Premium trim price of $39,400 value. Furthermore, the luxury sedan will have a stick shift as well.

Although updates to the 2017 Audi A4 Quattro does not seem to be significant with respect to its interior, the option of buying the manual version could encourage proper driving involvement along with a left-leg health.

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