The new generation Audi A4 is expected to be a step up from the current model and it will get a new lineup of petrol and diesel engines.
The next generation Audi A4 will be supported by the same MLB platform.
The future is electric, and like many other automakers around the world, even Audi is poised to 100% convert electric vehicles within a decade. That said, there are still more than 10 years to go and in the meantime, the German brand is not straying from the development of new internal combustion engines (ICE) or gasoline and diesel powertrains. The new generation Audi A4 is expected to be a step up from the current model and, according to Auto Express UK, will benefit from a new range of petrol and diesel engines. While this is exciting, the model is not going to move to the new MQB platform that was speculated earlier, and will stick to the MLB platform.
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From now on, the new range of powertrains will certainly be less polluting than the previous units. The range will include light and plug-in hybrids and will always be based on a new generation of gasoline and diesel engines, as shared by Oliver Hoffman, Head of Technical Development – Audi who further described it as “the best we have ever launched. “. Speaking to Auto Express, Hoffman said, “The A4, which accounts for about a fifth of Audi’s worldwide sales, is a ‘super important’ model for the company. The development of the next generation A4 is ongoing and we will be offering this car, and the A6, for many years. The production of the latest new combustion engine model will start in 2025 and end with a normal life cycle in 2033. But we will be releasing some models a lot earlier. “
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So the new Audi A4 is expected to arrive by 2023 and although a diesel version is also offered, the Volkswagen Group’s 2.0-liter four-cylinder EA888 turbocharged petrol engine will be the mainstay. Volkswagen is working on variable area turbines in the turbocharger, designed to improve low-speed throttle response while delivering higher overall power. And higher fuel injection pressure is also expected. Hoffman also told Auto Express that the new gasoline engines will feature “more electrification, of course, to meet regulations,” and that should include beefed up 48-volt technology for mild hybrid versions and a larger powertrain. battery supported for plug-in hybrid versions where the battery is mounted above the rear axle.
Source: Auto Express United Kingdom
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