The Truth About Cars » S4 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 20:50:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 2017 Audi S4 Won’t Get Dual-clutch Automatic, or Manual http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/2017-audi-s4-wont-get-dual-clutch-automatic-manual/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/2017-audi-s4-wont-get-dual-clutch-automatic-manual/#comments Tue, 15 Sep 2015 19:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1172738 Raphael Orlove over at Jalopnik has fine, fine reporting that the next-generation Audi S4 will sport a conventional 8-speed torque converter automatic instead of the company’s 7-speed dual-clutch unit. The reason? The S4’s new turbocharged, 3-liter V-6 that produces 354 horsepower creates just enough torque (368.8 pounds-feet of torque, to be exact) to disqualify the automated […]

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Raphael Orlove over at Jalopnik has fine, fine reporting that the next-generation Audi S4 will sport a conventional 8-speed torque converter automatic instead of the company’s 7-speed dual-clutch unit. The reason? The S4’s new turbocharged, 3-liter V-6 that produces 354 horsepower creates just enough torque (368.8 pounds-feet of torque, to be exact) to disqualify the automated […]

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Audi RS4 May Come to U.S. as Avant or Hatchback http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/audi-rs4-may-come-u-s-avant-hatchback/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/audi-rs4-may-come-u-s-avant-hatchback/#comments Sun, 12 Jul 2015 14:00:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1113593 The crown mother of Audi’s sport compacts may have life in the U.S. after all, Car and Driver is reporting. According to Audi boss Heinz Hollerweger, the RS4 will sport a boosted six-cylinder engine instead of a naturally aspirated eight, and will pack more than 420 horsepower under the hood. Hollerweger told Car and Driver that […]

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The crown mother of Audi’s sport compacts may have life in the U.S. after all, Car and Driver is reporting. According to Audi boss Heinz Hollerweger, the RS4 will sport a boosted six-cylinder engine instead of a naturally aspirated eight, and will pack more than 420 horsepower under the hood. Hollerweger told Car and Driver that […]

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Audi Confirms 2017 A4 Diesel for US http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/audi-confirms-2017-a4-diesel-us/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/audi-confirms-2017-a4-diesel-us/#comments Thu, 09 Jul 2015 15:00:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1112009 The ninth-generation 2017 Audi A4 will sport a diesel engine for the first time in the U.S., Motor Authority is reporting. When the sedan launches next March, the 2.0-liter turbocharged oil burner will make 190 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of twist. That’s on top of the 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine that’ll make 252 hp and […]

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The ninth-generation 2017 Audi A4 will sport a diesel engine for the first time in the U.S., Motor Authority is reporting. When the sedan launches next March, the 2.0-liter turbocharged oil burner will make 190 horsepower and 236 pound-feet of twist. That’s on top of the 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engine that’ll make 252 hp and […]

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New or Used: Audi Syndrome? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/new-or-used-audi-syndrome/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/new-or-used-audi-syndrome/#comments Sun, 27 Nov 2011 22:53:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=419400   Kevin writes: Sajeev & Steve: I am currently cruising through all four Canadian seasons in my 2008 6MT Audi S5. Could be worse, I know. The car is owned by Audi Finance, and apparently they want it back at the end of November – something about the lease term coming to an end. As […]

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  Kevin writes: Sajeev & Steve: I am currently cruising through all four Canadian seasons in my 2008 6MT Audi S5. Could be worse, I know. The car is owned by Audi Finance, and apparently they want it back at the end of November – something about the lease term coming to an end. As […]

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Review: 2011 Audi S4 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/review-2011-audi-s4/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/11/review-2011-audi-s4/#comments Wed, 16 Nov 2011 20:10:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=418664 I needed a suitable car for a spirited 500-mile run to the “coolest small town in America,” and back. One leaped to mind: the Audi S4 with its optional active differential. In our first encounter, the current “B8” S4 underwhelmed me. Though quick and capable, it just didn’t feel special. “A4 3.0T” seemed more apt. […]

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I needed a suitable car for a spirited 500-mile run to the “coolest small town in America,” and back. One leaped to mind: the Audi S4 with its optional active differential. In our first encounter, the current “B8” S4 underwhelmed me. Though quick and capable, it just didn’t feel special. “A4 3.0T” seemed more apt. […]

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New or Used: The Short and Pokey Commute http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/new-or-used-the-short-and-pokey-commute/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/new-or-used-the-short-and-pokey-commute/#comments Mon, 06 Jun 2011 09:03:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=397170 Brady Writes: Dear Steve/Sajeev, I’m a 35 year old physician with wife and 2 kids, who has happily made do with a succession of automatic VW Passat wagons, first a chipped 2000 and now a 2010 I use to reverse commute out of my large metro region. We’ll be moving to the oceanfront suburb of […]

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Brady Writes: Dear Steve/Sajeev, I’m a 35 year old physician with wife and 2 kids, who has happily made do with a succession of automatic VW Passat wagons, first a chipped 2000 and now a 2010 I use to reverse commute out of my large metro region. We’ll be moving to the oceanfront suburb of […]

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Review: 2010 Audi S4 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/review-audi-s4/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/11/review-audi-s4/#comments Mon, 09 Nov 2009 16:15:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=334566 Once upon a time, S was for Audis what M was for BMWs. A decade ago Audi took an A4, added a pair of turbos to the V6, stiffened the suspension, plus-oned the alloys, and tagged the result the S4. A special driving experience that became more special (if less moddable) when the 250-horsepower turbo […]

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Once upon a time, S was for Audis what M was for BMWs. A decade ago Audi took an A4, added a pair of turbos to the V6, stiffened the suspension, plus-oned the alloys, and tagged the result the S4. A special driving experience that became more special (if less moddable) when the 250-horsepower turbo […]

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