New Audi A4 Allroad brings with it latest Quattro-ultra four-wheel-drive system

More efficient AWD tech debuts in latest A4

The latest generation Audi A4 Allroad will take advantage of Audi's new four-wheel drive Quattro-ultra system. The Allroad will run as a conventional front-wheel drive car but have the ability to switch to full all-wheel-drive when conditions demand it.

We've got an in-depth preview of the new Quattro system, including what benefits it might potentially bring to the much more exciting RS models in the Audi range, here.

Subscribe to evo magazine

evo is 21 and to celebrate, we're returning to 1998 prices! Subscribe now to SAVE 39% on the shop price and get evo for its original cover price of £3.00 an issue, plus get a FREE gift worth £25!

As for the new A4 Allroad, the car is set to go on sale from from April 2016. Initially Quattro-ultra will only be available with Audi's 248bhp 2.0-litre TFSI engine, although it is set to be rolled out across the rest of Audi's longitudinally engined range.

The A4 Allroad brings with it 34mm of extra ground clearance over the standard A4 Avant. It also features a new offroad mode and optional adaptive suspension. 

Advertisement - Article continues below

>Read our Audi A4 review here

Those not looking for the new Quattro-ultra tech can opt for either a 2-litre diesel or a 3-litre diesel, both of which feature traditional Quattro drivetrains with a centre locking differential.

The interior of the A4 Allroad brings with it all the revised interior tech found in the same new look A4 and A4 Avant. The HD 'virtual cockpit' found in the TT and R8 is an option, are Matrix LED headlights and MMI Navigation Plus.


Most Popular

Ford Focus Hatchback

2019 Ford Focus EcoBoost review

Some might suggest the UK is falling out of love with family hatchbacks, but the Focus EcoBoost is a good reminder of why it remains a compelling pack…
9 Dec 2019

Mercedes-AMG One hypercar shown in new teaser video 

AMG’s F1-powered ultimate hypercar has been shown on track in a new clip
6 Dec 2019

McLaren 620R goes for the GT3 RS jugular

Limited run extreme Sports Series McLaren 620R road car brings GT4 aero to the road.
9 Dec 2019
Hyundai i30 N hatchback

Hyundai i30 N versus Hyundai i30 TCR

Can Dickie Meaden beat Steve Sutcliffe in a straight(ish) race? We sent them to the Circuit Nuvolari with a pair of Hyundai i30 Ns to find out.
20 Sep 2019