The models in Audi’s midsize category – a Audi A4 and a predecessor, a Audi 80 – consecrate a heart of a brand. The association recently distinguished a loyal miracle in production. In early October, a 10 millionth midsize Audi rolled off a public line: a Misano Red Audi S4 with a black and alabaster-white interior and a V6 engine generating 245 kW (333 hp) of output.
“Ten million midsize vehicles is an feat that creates us anxious and proud,” says Frank Dreves, Board Member for Production during AUDI AG. “Thanks to a worldly record and glorious quality, a Audi A4 is a bestseller – winning over business in each marketplace given it was launched. With a clever group and a effective Audi prolongation system, we will continue essay this success story, generally as a mutated chronicle of a Audi A4 will shortly be launched.”
Audi has been producing a A4 indication family during a Ingolstadt site given 1994 and, given 2007, around a “production turntable” in Neckarsulm, as well. The Audi A4 sedan, a A4 Avant, a A4 allroad quattro, a S4 sedan, and a S4 Avant hurl off a public line in Ingolstadt. A certain series of A4 sedan models are constructed during a Neckarsulm site.
“The Audi A4 family ensures that ability function will sojourn high in a prolonged tenure during a pivotal plants in Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm – and therefore ensures pursuit security,” explains Peter Mosch, Chairman of a General Works Council during AUDI AG. He adds: “This success was done probable in vast partial by a Production colleagues, who implement their endless expertise, relentless friendship to tip quality, and substantial joining to build a Audi A4.”
Peter Kössler, Plant Manager in Ingolstadt, emphasizes: “The success story of a Audi A4 could not have been created here but a capability and proclivity of a Ingolstadt team. Work in Production becomes some-more formidable all a time. We master this plea by means of a streamlined processes and a imagination of a tip team.”
Midsize Audi models are proven champions – and have been for 39 years. Right from a really initial Audi 80, launched in 1972, a code with a 4 rings set new standards in lightweight design, performance, and agility. Four generations of a Audi 80 had been constructed by 1994-95, when it was transposed by a Audi A4 – that is now in a fourth generation. The 5 millionth Audi A4 left a bureau in Mar 2011.
The endless changes done recently make a Audi A4 some-more appealing than ever before. The sedan, a Avant, a allroad quattro, and a S4 models now underline technologies that make them even some-more fit and sporty – per a engines, chassis, and infotainment. New pattern modifications lend manifest countenance to progress.
Midsize vehicles have always played a heading purpose during Audi – and not only in terms of volume. Over a march of 39 years, they have embodied staggering innovations. The quattro drivetrain with a self-locking differential, entirely galvanized car bodies, S tronic, and a foe differential have demonstrated, time and again, Audi’s joining to Vorsprung durch Technik. The code offering a Audi twin – a hybrid indication formed on a Audi A4 Avant – as prolonged ago as 1997.
Midsize Audi cars have displayed value in motorsport, as well. The midsize category is namely home to mythological rallye vehicles – a Audi Rallye quattro and a Audi Sport quattro – as good as higher circuit racing cars such as a Audi 90 quattro IMSA-GTO, a Audi 80 Competition, a Audi A4 quattro (STW), and a Audi A4 DTM. Audi’s midsize category has always been forward of a competition.