Audi will release “farewell” versions of A4 with manual transmissionAugust 30, 2018
The production of special series Audi A4 sedans will be 40 copies
The US Audi office will note the abandonment of manual transmissions by a special series of the A4 sedan under the name Ultra sport. All 40 identical copies of the model will perform in the stylistics of the “charged” S4, will be equipped with manual transmission, LED head optics and surround sound audio Bang & Olufsen.
Sedans Audi A4 series Ultra sport will be painted in a shade of gray Quantum Gray, which was never previously offered for the model, with decorative inserts of dark-titanium color. Individual elements of the exterior, in particular the body of the side mirrors and the spoiler on the boot lid, are made of carbon fiber.
The list of equipment for “driver” versions of A4 will include steel pedals, a variable-ratio steering gear, adaptive suspension, sports seats, trim leather and Alcantara combination, as well as 19-inch wheels and carbon interior trim elements from RS 4 Avant . The cost of the options package will be 6800 dollars.
With the conclusion to the American market of the Audi A4 of a new generation, the German manufacturer decided to keep the modifications with the manual gearbox, since it was expected that their share in the total sales would be 10-12 percent. In reality, it turned out that such machines are bought by only 2-3 percent of customers, so from next year machines with manual transmission will not be delivered to the American market.
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