2002 Audi A4 Cabriolet 18 T
Audi A4 Cabriolet 1.8 T
The future A4, internally designated Typ 8E, debuted on 10 October 2000, now equitation on the Volkswagen Grouping B6 (PL46) program. The car’s new styling was highly-developed below Prick Schreyer betwixt 1996-1998, elysian by the Bauhaus invention lyric of the C5 (second-generation) Audi A6 introduced in 1997. The 1.6 l foot simulation powerplant remained unaltered, but nigh former gas/petrol engines standard either supplanting increases, or ability upgrades. The 1.8 l 20-valve Turbo was now uncommitted in two extra versions, with 150 PS (110 kW; 148 bhp) or 180 PS (132 kW; 178 bhp), this one with a banner six-speed manual gearbox, patch the course aspirated 1.6 liter inline-four locomotive and 2.8 liter V6 were replaced by 2.0 l, and all-aluminium admixture 3.0 l units, distillery with pentad valves per cylinder, the nearly potent of which was open of 220 PS (162 kW; 217 bhp) and 300 n metres (221 lb·ft) of torsion. The 1.9 Turbocharged Orchestrate Injectant (TDI) locomotive was upgraded to 130 PS (96 kW; 128 bhp), with Pumpe Düse (Whole Injector) (PD) engineering, and was now useable with quattro lasting 4wd, patch the 2.5 V6 TDI high-end framework was introduced with 180 PS (132 kW; 178 bhp) and criterion quattro. This multiplication of quattro consisted of nonremittal of 50:50 breast to backside active torsion dispersion. A Bosch ESP 5.7 Electronic Stableness Syllabus (ESP) scheme, with anti-lock braking arrangement (ABS), bracken assistance, and electronic brakeforce dispersion (EBD) were criterion crosswise the reach.
The Avant was introduced in June 2001 and arrived in European showrooms in September 2001.
For 2002, Audi increased mightiness in the 1.8 Turbo engines to 163 PS (120 kW; 161 bhp) and 190 PS (140 kW; 187 bhp) – the 190 PS form designated by a red ‘T’ on boot lid. Useable with foursome rack thrust and in the 2.5 TDI liaise variation to 163 PS (120 kW; 161 bhp). A 2.0 locomotive with Fire Graded Shot (FSI) was too useable. A class after, Audi reintroduced the S4, now powered by a 344 PS (253 kW; 339 bhp) 4.2 L V8 locomotive, besides as an A4 Cab translatable edition (Typ 8H), last replacement the 80-based Audi Cab which had been discontinued in 2000. It included an electro-hydraulic operated cap, which lowered in nether 30 seconds and incorporate roughly styling changes, such as body-coloured frown bumper and sill panels, which after base their way to the taphouse variation.
Audi introduced a unceasingly varying contagion highly-developed by LuK, named multitronic, which replaced the dated ceremonious reflex infection on front-wheel thrust models. The infection won considerable kudos from the self-propelled crush, and is loosely regarded as beingness the trump of its case in the mankind, due to its lighter burden and punctuality in reception. This mellow potency range goaded CVT was made from extremely lasting metals and utilized a real gamey gradation, purpose-designed amply semisynthetic lube. Nonetheless, thither sustain been far-flung complaints from consumers round the man that the transmittal box is prostrate to electronic glitches also as mechanical problems.
Adoption from the Audi A6, boot was redesigned to transfer the wing of the top boundary with a sander folding occupation. The taillight assemblies now formed role of the top business, these styling cues were finally borrowed by otc European likewise as Asian manufacturers.
A variation bundle named ‘Extremist Fun’ was introduced in the Northwards American mart presently ahead the B6 was replaced by the B7. It included al home clipping and doorway sills, “S cable” wheel, presence and bottom spoilers, position skirts, and quattro GmbH intentional 18-inch RS4 metal roadwheels.
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