Thursday, June 15, 2006

Changes To The Audi A4 And S4 Line For 2007

* aggressive DTM exterior bumpers
* front/rear carbon fiber trim as option
* redesigned Symphony radio with ability to play MP3-encoded CDs in the integrated 6-disc changer
* larger screen with larger font
* no more cassette player.
* two main packages (Premium/Convenience) instead of three (Sunroof/Premium/Technology).
* Wheels: New design base 16” wheel; 17” wheels: 5 double spoke wheel continues as an option; 3.2 has a new standard 3.2-specific 17” 5-spoke wheel from quattro GmbH.
* Trip computer available with Convenience Package
* Driver seat and mirror memory is no longer offered in the 2.0T.
* 2.0T models receive 4-spoke leather multi-function steering wheels. 2.0T S line Package keeps 3-spoke multi-function steering wheel, with shift paddles on automatic models.
* Heated front seats as a stand-alone option. Heated rear seats are discontinued on 2.0T models.
* All-season versions of the 18” wheels in the S line and Titanium Packages are now being offered
* A4 2.0T and 3.2 Sedan/Avant/Cabriolet models have full-size spare tires, but now with steel rims, not alloy. S4 Sedan/Avant/Cabriolet continue to offer full-size spare tires with matching alloy wheels.
* Sunroof standard to reduce complexity
* New standard 17” 3.2-specific 5-spoke wheel from quattro GmbH
* 3-spoke steering wheel with partially-perforated leather standard
* Shift paddles on steering wheels standard on all automatic models
* Driver seat and exterior mirror memory optional on 3.2
* 3.2 Cold Weather Package: heated rear seats
* Rear Parktronic optional
* Sport suspension optional
* New 18” S4 wheel is the only wheel on all 2007 S4 models. It is identical in design to the upcoming 20” S8 wheel.
* Sunroof standard.
* DTM Exterior Package (identical to S4 24quattro) with carbon fiber front and rear spoilers is an available option, sedan-only, USA-only.
* Interior Alcantara® color combinations have been increased. This year, both the ebony/ebony and silver/silver combinations will be offered.
* S4 Sedan/Avant/Cabriolet brake calipers will be painted glossy black.

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