A History Of The Audi A4 B8 Engine
The most recent version of the Audi A4 is the B8 engine, which is currently available in the market. The third generation of this car consisted of a Cabriolet version that is related to S5 Coupes and S5 Coupes. In 2004, Audi launched the revised version of A4 in which, the chassis was inspired by the B6 model. The B8 was first introduced to the market in September of 2007 and it was featured in the Frankfurt auto show, the Avant version was unveiled in the Geneva auto show in 2008. Since the engine has been moved forward there is of course a better weight distribution so the front: rear weight ratio is of 45:55 respectively, the weight distribution also depends on the chassis that the buyer selects as well as the engine. In order to increase the legroom of the rear passengers the length of this vehicle has been increased about 12 cm.
The engine selection varies and is available in five versions: a 1.8L, 3.2L V6, 3.0L TDI V6 and 2.7L DI V6. It is also expected that future versions will use alternative fuels such as ethanol for those drivers who want to have a vehicle which leaves a smaller gas emission footprint. It also consists with modified steering settings. Because of the continuous improvements over the car engines during 2005, these petrol as well as petrol provided engines raised the power up to 197 bhp and 252 bhp. The 5-speed manual transmission was then removed due to the upcoming production of new Getrag 6 speed transmission. In 2005, a limited edition of another model named Audi A4 DTM Edition was launched that was inspired from the racing car model of the year 2004.
According to one of the surveys made at Sweden in 2007, the diesel engine model of Audi A4 is voted to be the most reliable cars available throughout the market all over the world. The B8 series of A4 was revealed in the market for the first time in 2007 in the Frankfurt Motor Show. Audi also launched its Avant car at the Geneva Motor Show in the year 2008. However, Audi the most interesting part is that Audi has also announced the 7-speed dual clutch S-tronic transmission as an option in the latest generation models, to take over the car market in Europe and US. Sure thing, the A4 has done extremely well in the market, but consequently a lot more is expected out of the latest generation Audi models. So, let us wait and watch how well the latest A4 series really fair against others in this class.
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