The A4 facelift began with a virtual event at the plant of Audi India boss Balbir Dhillon
Audi India has started producing the new A4 facelift at its Aurangabad facility, the company has announced. The new Audi A4 facelift has sold worldwide slightly, but is finally going to the Indian market to face the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Jaguar XE, BMW 3 Series, and the upcoming Volvo S60 in the segment. While Audi’s new entry into India began with the launch of its performance offerings and a range of SUVs, the company is finally bringing back some more well-known products like the A4, which will launch the brand’s offensive product in the new year.
Also Read: Audi S5 Sportback Added To The Official Website Of The Company Before Launch
The Audi A4 facelift was unveiled in May last year and many upgrades include the new hexagonal single-frame grille, revised headlights with LED daytime running lights that get a new signature pattern. Customers can also choose Matrix LED technology at the same time. The bumper was also overhauled with a new fog lamp. At the back, the Berliner gets redesigned LED taillights while the overall profile resembles that of the larger Audi A6 cabriolet in the brand’s stable.
Audi has also updated the interior on the new A4 facelift, which now includes a new 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with the newest Audi MMI user interface. The all-digital Audi Virtual Cockpit has also arrived in the cabin of the new A4, while the overall layout has improved over the older model.
Also Read: Audi Q2 SUV First Drive Review
Under the hood, Audi India will run only petrol with the new A4 facelift and the model is likely to take power from the 2.0-liter TFSI petrol engine. The turbocharged engine could get the 12-volt mild-hybrid system, similar to the European version, which offers better acceleration, fuel economy and overall refining. Wait for the engine to be paired with the 8-speed automatic transmission.
The Audi A4 facelift will go on sale in early 2021 and we expect order books to open in a few days. It can be expected that the prices for the new A4 will start from around ₹ 40 lakh (ex-showroom) equal to most of its rivals.
For the latest auto news and reviews, follow carandbike.com at Twitter, Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel.