Produced: from 2001 to 2005
S4 - 4.2 L V8 engine was launched.
Known also as 8E. New styling of this A4 model was inspired by a C5 Audi A6 and it turned out to be a big success. Many engines version were available starting with 1.6 litre base model. 50:50 front and rear dynamic of quattro consists technology was used. Other additional features were: a Bosch ESP 5.7 Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) system, with Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), brake assist, and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) were standard across the range.