Is this the face of the new A4? - Bimmerfest - BMW Forums

Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Everything Else > General Automotive Forum

General Automotive Forum
All non-BMW car talk goes here...

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-30-2013, 12:38 PM
tim330i's Avatar
tim330i tim330i is online now Founder
Location: SF
Join Date: Dec 2001
Posts: 15,484
Mein Auto: Ti Silver 03 M3
Is this the face of the new A4?

2014 Audi A4

The a new Audi A4 is due in 2014 and Auto Express has exclusive pictures of it. Audi hasn't been shy about talking up the next generation A4. Head of technical project management, Alexander Pesch, has said - "The next A4 will move the game on. The jump from today's car in terms of design and efficiency will be really big."

Audi is looking at a light weight strategy for the next A4. Possibly as much as 220lbs have been taken out of the car, thanks to next generation chassis tech being shared between Audi and VW. Lightweight and new power plants could spell trouble for BMW.

As for engines, there'll be big steps forward in hybrid tech, with two petrol-electric A4s likely. First up is a development of the A3 e-tron's front-wheel-drive plug-in system, teaming a 2.0-litre petrol engine with an electric motor integrated into the DSG box.

The S4 will feature a reworked version of the current turbo V6, with around 350bhp, while the flagship RS4 Avant could ditch its 4.2-litre V8 in favor of a smaller turbo V6 offering almost 500bhp. More powerful but less thirsty 1.8 TFSI and 2.0 TFSI petrol engines, plus 2.0 TDI diesels, will again make up the lion's share of sales.
If you're look at a new BMW 2 series, 3 series or 4 series does this make you want to hold off and see what the new A4 is all about?

Read more about the next generation Audi A4 at AutoExpress

Last edited by tim330i; 04-30-2013 at 12:39 PM.
Reply With Quote
Old 04-30-2013, 04:00 PM
AutoUnion's Avatar
AutoUnion AutoUnion is online now
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: USA
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 5,676
Mein Auto: Deutsch Automobil
It won't look like that. They already debuted the next version of their styling with the A6, etc.
Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2013, 01:03 PM
energetik9's Avatar
energetik9 energetik9 is offline
Location: Chicago, IL
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 2,361
Mein Auto: 911 Carrera 4S
If true, that new face is horrible.
Current - 2009 Carrera 4S
Current - 2010 128i convertible (wife's car)
Previous - 2009 M-sport 335i coupe
Previous - X5 3.0i with prem/sport
Previous - 2000 ///M roadster
Someone should invent a sarcasm font...

"In car rock, paper, scissors 911 beats Prius everytime."
Reply With Quote
Old 05-05-2013, 08:04 PM
K-A's Avatar
K-A K-A is offline
Location: U.S
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 3,883
Mein Auto: Porsche Macan S SportDsgn
That is hideous.
'15 Porsche Macan S SportDesign | White/Black (Alcantara/Leather), PDK, 20" RS Spyder's w/ Colored Crests & Summer Tires, Air Suspension w/ PASM, High-Gloss Black Trim, Premium Package, Comfort Lighting, HD Radio, Tints.

'15 Mazda 3 i Sport.

Recents: '13 BMW 535i M Sport: Black/Black, Prem/Tech/Sport Auto/etc. M-B's: '11/10/06 E350 "Sport", '02 S500 w/ Every Option.

Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2013, 11:10 AM
Balzac Balzac is offline
Registered User
Location: Here. There. Everywhere.
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 69
Mein Auto: ?
Originally Posted by K-A View Post
That is hideous.
Agree. Especially the 2 horizontal strakes on the side
Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2013, 09:04 PM
BMW318i_E36 BMW318i_E36 is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Oakville, Ontario
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,338
Mein Auto: 2011 BMW 328i, 11 X5 35d
Audi's used to look so good, but after 2010, ugly ! Especially with those LED lights !
Hope they don't ruin the R8 !
Reply With Quote
Old 05-21-2013, 06:47 AM
Coconutpete's Avatar
Coconutpete Coconutpete is offline
Coconut Pete's paella!
Location: Charlotte, NC / Denmark
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 4,907
Mein Auto: VW Wabbit
It looks pretty good except for the hood. Both the hood and the logo on the hood look like an afterthought.

Originally Posted by Balzac View Post
Agree. Especially the 2 horizontal strakes on the side
The 2 horizontal what?
The word "there" can appear as a pronoun, as in “over there".

"Their" is a possessive pronoun. In a phrase like “Susan and Bill's car,” it could be used to to make a new phrase: “their car.”

”They're” is a contraction of “they are.”
“They are” should always be able to replace “they're.”

Extra credit: It's "I'm looking for an M3" not "I'm looking for a M3".
Reply With Quote

See More Related BMW Stories

audi, audi a4, audi hybrid, audi rs4, audi s4, next gen a4, rs4, s4

Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > Everything Else > General Automotive Forum
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:01 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms