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The Audi A4 allroad quattro

Boasting an individual look, the Audi A4 allroad quattro has powerfully flared wheel arches and a rear bumper that demands attention. The sturdy underbody guard and rear diffuser are finished in selenite silver while the sporty front end with jagged headlights, unique bumper and model-specific air intakes empasises its extroverted character all finished off with higher roof rails and "allroad" badges on the front fenders and high tailgate.

Improved performance and efficiency from the TFSI and five TDI engines means the A4 allroad quattro can produce between 150hp and 272hp, an increase of 27hp over the previous model. At the same time, CO2 emissions have been reduced by up to 21g/km. As indicated by the name, quattro all-wheel drive features as standard with a choice of manual six-speed gearbox, the new seven-speed S tronic or the redesigned eight-speed tiptronic to choose from. An increase in ride height of 23mm and larger diameter wheels compared with the A4 Avant gives this vehicle an additional 34mm of ground clearance.

As an alternative to standard suspension, drivers can choose suspension with damper control giving them the ability to choose the default setting a tthe push of a button with Audi drive select, which also comes with a greater range of functions. As well as the standard comfort, auto, dynamic, efficiency and individual modes (in combinations with navigation system), offroad mode can be used when you leave the smooth road behind. The suspension system has also been refreshed, with the front axle featuring a redesigned five-link suspension while a five-link construction replaces the trapezoidal five-link rear suspension. The components in the system have also been reduced in weight by 12kg by using an intelligent mix of materials. The new Audi A4 allroad quattro also comes with 17" alloy wheels in a multi-spoke design as standard, with optional variants in sizes from 17" to 19".

Inside the vehicle you'll find a generous 505 litres of storage space, which increases to 1,510 litres when the rear seats are folded and it's stacked to the roof. A power luggage compartment cover and electric drive for the tailgate feature as standard with optional extras including sensor control or a pivoting trailer hitch that extends electronically at the push of a button. The high quality and spacious interior features a number of high-end infotainment options with Audi virtual cockpit and the new MMI operating concept being the main focus. The latest in online infotainment and smartphone conncectivity comes in the form of Audi connect services, Audi smartphone interface and Audi phonebox with inductive charger while 3D sound is introduced with the Bang & Olufsen Sound System with 19 speakers.

All driver assistance and safety systems featured in the current A4 range are in the new A4 allroad quattro including predictive efficiency assistant, exit warning and adaptive cruise control Stop&Go including traffic jam assist.

The second generation of the Audi A4 allroad quattro is due to arrive in centres Summer 2016. For more information please contact us.