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By Peter Burgess
08 October 2007 01:53
Audi has moved its game on, as indeed it had to. With squarer proportions than the ubiquitous 3-series, this forthcoming A4 looks decidedly more imposing on the road. There’s a considerably longer wheelbase – look at that BMW-esque front-wheel-in-the-front-corner stance. In turn, that pushes the engines further behind the front axle line to increase the balance. But it’s the R8-style daylight driving lights that really make the A4 stand out in an instant, even if you need to opt for the £775 xenon light pack to get them. Is Audi chasing the pushy BMW image? It makes us wonder...
It’s increasingly less the case. But while each new iteration of any car inevitably involves an increase in size these days, the A4 gains an extra 54mm in the wheelbase, most of which appears to have gone into increasing rear legroom. That, according to Audi’s figures, makes it the roomiest of the three German contenders. The A4 is long, too, an eye-catching 200mm longer than the BMW and Mercedes. But while that puts the latest A4 on a par with earlier versions of the A6, it’s still a long way short of the layabout space you get in a new Mondeo.
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RE: Audi A4 3.2 quattro CAR review
Hmmmm I don't think that I'll fit in a car originally named:(HORCH)!
I still remember the horrible Audis-5000 and 80 models..
I'll stick to my beloved VW...Das Auto,Das VW.
Correction:(That, according to Audi’s figures, makes it the roomiest of the three German contenders.)...Nop..VW passat is much roomier.
18 November 2008 07:19
Spoilt for Choice and in Pain!!
When I collected my shiney new 335d coupe last year it was sat next to a shiney new S4 coupe in the exact same colour inside and out and I can tell you it wasn't an 'easy' situation. There's no doubt the Audi's interior, whilst a bit 'American' is a classy step up from Bangles bland angular uninspired offering. I console myself I've picked a classy colour scheme and have a real 4 seater (Audis a bit more cramped in rear). The exterior is a matter of agonising between definitions of taste. BMW subtle stealth weapon. Audi 'sexed up' dossier on the arms race against BMW. I'm still extremely happy with my BMW but Audi have made my next purchase a letter writing issue for an Agony Aunt!
20 February 2008 10:15
Yeah ga41, funny.
This is a step forward for Audi...obviously a baby step but what would you expect? All BMW's look alike, all Mercs share a familiar aesthetic and have you seen SEAT recently?
It is trite to criticise any manufacturer of playing it safe.
18 January 2008 18:43
I think you guys mixed the photos up. You have the photos from the old A4 instead of the new one.
14 December 2007 16:14
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