Americans will find little meaning upon reading the slogan of the 2017 Audi A4. However, upon driving this new vehicle from Audi, it will immediately be clear as to what it means. Vorsprung durch Technik means “Advancement Through Technology.” The car is packed with numerous technological advancements and it is filled to the brim with them. Hence, there can be truth in its advertising. Get ready with an exceedingly intellectual experience when driving the 2017 A4. This can even blow the academic curve in many aspects. This is worth mentioning for both the Audi brand and for the entire premium-sedan industry.
The 2017 Audi A4 is Filled to the Brim With Technology
The 2017 Audi A4 places a 0.23 coefficient of drag, which is the company’s best ever but is just 0.01 shy of the one leading in the industry made for the Mercedes-Benz CLA-class. The company states that they have achieved this number by moving and lowering the mirror located on the door panels. They have also smoothened the underbody, and also made minor tweaks and changes. These are all learned through complete wind-tunnel testing.
The new Audi A4 bring in the company’s cool Virtual Cockpit instrument cluster. It features Apple CarPlay or Android Auto functionality, inductive phone charging, and a 30-hue ambient lighting.
There is also a long-list of driving aids embedded into the automobile, which include Traffic Jam Assist and Exit Warning. The latter feature will audibly and visually warns the drivers and passengers when they are about to exit the car when there is an approaching vehicle, or even a bicyclist, that might slam on the open door.
While there are many progresses made for Audi’s new A4, it is not within every aspect of the vehicle. For instance, the design is shown to be quite the same. While it still sports that luxurious sporty feel, it does not show much change as with previous models. Even though there is a subtle reconstruction of each body component (it shows a wider, longer, more precision-crafted outlook), it merely looks “refreshed” and not something that is not totally brand-new.
Even though many drivers were expecting more from the 2017 Audi A4 when it comes to its design, everything else has been improved for the better. The car is able to combine finesse, precision, and control in a very versatile manner but is still distinctly Audi. The car handles quick while delivering sophisticated driving experiences that is certainly what the company is able to bring in with their new vehicle.