Audi, the renowned German luxury car manufacturer has introduced the Audi A4 2.0 TDI Celebration edition in the Indian auto bazaar with a reduced price tag. This will allow the vehicle to be more accessible to the Indian customers. The company has not omitted some of the features of this saloon including an Audi Drive Select feature, Cruise Control function, Front Parking Sensor and Co-Driver electrically adjustable seats. However, the company blessed this Celebration Edition trim with some of the exciting aspects including Bi-Xenon Headlamps, a 3-Zone air conditioning system, eight air bags, rear parking sensor, Audi music interface with Bluetooth connectivity, and electrically adjustable driver seats. The company rolled out this Audi A4 Celebration Edition trim in order to give a boost to its sales in the Indian automobile market. Under the hood, this particular version is blessed with the same 2.0-litre TDI diesel power plant that is very powerful and fuel efficient. This engine produces a peak power output of 140bhp, while generating a 320Nm of peak torque output. The company claims that this engine can produce a peak mileage of about 16.55 Kmpl, which is not a bad mileage figure. The German automobile company will be selling only 500 limited units of this Celebration Edition trim.
In terms of exterior design and style, this all new Audi A4 2.0 TDI Celebration Edition trim looks to be no different from the existing variants as the company hasn't made any changes to the exteriors. When it comes to the front profile, the company has decorated the frontage with very sleek and aggressive headlight cluster that is further incorporated with Bi-Xenon headlamps, which is a signature aspect of the company. This headlight cluster surrounds the hexagonally designed radiator grille that is decorated with round shaped chrome rings. This radiator grille is large and occupies some part of the bumper. The bumper is very sporty and it is incorporated with air ducts along with a pair of fog lamps that adds to the style, while enhancing the visibility ahead. Coming to the side profile, the wheel arches have been fitted with 16-inch stylish alloy wheels, whereas the doors have been equipped with body colored ORVMs and handles. The rear profile of this saloon is incredibly stylish, where the sleek headlight cluster incorporated with LED lights dominates the entire profile. Furthermore, the expressive bumper comes fitted with protective cladding under it along with chrome tipped exhaust. The overall look of this saloon is quite stylish and it will certainly attract your eyes on the go.
The interior trim of this new Audi A4 trim remains to be the same as the other existing variants with a spacious cabin and plush environment. This particular variant comes with a five seater options in 2+3 arrangement. The front cabin has been fitted with sports seats that are covered with dual toned premium leather upholstery. The steering wheel inside the cabin is very stylish with flat bottom that obtains a sporty look inside the cabin. The dashboard too is very classy with a stylishly curved design that will simply steal your attention. The dashboard has been blessed with lots of equipments, functions and control switches that add to the level of conveniences inside. Furthermore, the company has bestowed this luxury trim with several exciting utility based functions including air conditioner, music system, cup holders, vanity mirror, driver seat height adjuster, glove box compartment and many more features. The steering wheel gets several control switches that operates the music system and call connectivity and so on.
Engine and Performance:
This all new Audi A4 2.0 TDI Celebration Edition trim has been blessed with the same sophisticated 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine that is incorporated with in-line 4-cylinders and common rail fuel injection system. The displacement capacity produced by this engine is at 1968cc. The turbocharged diesel power plant has the ability to produce a peak power of about 140bhp at 4200rpm, while generating a peak torque output of about 320nm at 1750 to 2500rpm. This engine has been mated to a multitronic transmission gearbox that sends the engine power to the front wheels and returns a great mileage. This engine has the ability to reach a top speed of 210 Kmph while reaching the 100 Kmph speed mark in just about 9.1 seconds, which is amazing.
Braking and Handling:
Audi has rolled out this particular variant with proficient braking and handling aspects that further enhances the high level safety aspects. All the four wheels of this Audi A4 trim has been fitted with ventilated disc brakes that are further assisted by the anti lock braking system. Furthermore, the company has bestowed this vehicle with advanced features such as Electronic stabilization program along with electronic differential lock that improves the braking mechanism. On the other hand, its robust suspension system will enhance the handling aspects of the vehicle by keeping it stable and agile on the ground.
This new Audi A4 2.0 TDI Celebration Edition trim is basically a price cut version, but still it has some of the most exciting features. Although the company has omitted some of the sophisticated functions, it hasn’t lost its luxurious aspects that would keep the occupants comfortable all the way. Some of the comfort features include an air conditioning system, a power steering system, power windows with express down and up function, cup holders, storage compartment, glove box compartment, advanced navigation system with integrated music system and steering mounted audio controls. Also the company has blessed this version with a reverse park assist function along with many other utility and convenience based features.
The safety aspects of this celebration edition trim are arguably the best in its segment as the company has incorporated numerous features that would take care of the passengers, while protecting the vehicle. Some of the most important safety aspects of this vehicle includes airbags for driver and front passenger, seat belts, safety steering column, warning triangle, electronic differential lock, electronic stabilization program, ESP with electronic axle-differential lock, electron mechanic power steering system and lots more. Apart from these, the company has blessed this Audi A4 Celebration Edition trim with a list of safety aspects including anti-theft wheel bolts, tyre pressure monitoring display, space saving spare wheels, xenon headlights, front fog lights, light and rain sensor, anti lock braking system and few others.
Pros: Reduced price tag, stylish exterior appearance.
Cons: High running cost, comfort features can be better.