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Audi A1, A4, A5, Q7 & Q8 get updates, some are coming to India

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Audi is upgrading its lineup with attractive equipment packages for the popular Audi A1 Sportback. The brand has also introduced stylish appearance packages for the Audi A4 and A5 as well as the Q series SUVs.

Audi A1 Sportback

Audi has added the “S line competition” further enhancing the performance of the A1 Sportback 40 TFSI. The new S-Line Competition model comes with enhanced power output from 200 PS to 207 PS of power. The A1 Sportback 40 TFSI also produces 320 Nm of torque as part of the adjustment to the current exhaust emission standard.

The “S line competition” also comes with an equipment package that includes sportier highlights to the exterior and interior of the car. The package includes platinum grey side mirrors and platinum grey laminated Audi rings on the Ascari Blue option. The package includes Mythos Black roofline and side panels. The car also comes with a matte black single-frame grille with the bezel in high-gloss black.

The package includes darkened LED headlights and LED taillights that add to the sportier looks of the sedan. The front splitter blade is also finished in matte platinum grey and features a side mirror body in platinum grey. Also enhancing the sporty looks of the A1 are the optional 18-inch wheels.

On the inside, the A1 comes with red decorative stitching on the steering wheel, gear shifter, handbrake handle and floormats. The centre armrest and door trims can also be ordered with the red stitching as an option. The seating will be available in the fabric and mono.pur leatherette or Alcantara and mono.pur leatherette options. A black sunroof further completes the interior package.

The S-Line Competition package will be available on the Audi A1 Sportback 40 TFSI as well as the 35 TFSI and the 30 TFSI. The Audi A1 Sportback S line competition is already on sale in Germany with deliveries from August 2021. The Audi A1 Sportback S line competition starts at EUR 27,470 in Germany.

Audi A4 and Audi A5 with Dark Look

The Audi A4 and A5 will come with “S line competition” and “S line competition plus” in the new model year. The Audi A4 comes with a blade package that includes a matte radiator grille, a blade, a strip to protect from stone chipping. The car also features 19-inch alloy wheels and an S4 spoiler and Audi rings on the single-frame grille are all-black.

The “S line competition plus” package also includes LED headlights as well as an ambient lighting package. The 2021 model also comes with the following colour options. Tango red, Glacier white, Terra grey, Quantum grey, Daytona grey, Navarra blue and Turbo blue along with Mythos black. The car is also available in Ibis white colour option in a solid finish.

The A5 comes with “S line competition” and “S line competition plus” edition which features 20-inch alloy wheels and black elements such as the spoiler and radiator grille. The Audi A5 will also come with matrix LED headlights, black side mirrors and red brake callipers. The brand is also offering Glacier white, Navarra blue, Turbo blue, Distrikt green, Quantum grey, Daytona grey, Tango red and Mythos black. The Audi A5 coupé is also available with a Brilliant black roof.

The brand has announced that the deliveries will begin in July 2021. The Audi A4 S line competition is available in Germany starting at EUR 38,250 and the Audi A4 S line competition plus starting at EUR 45,400. The Audi A5 S line competition starts at EUR 43,200 and the Audi A5 competition plus starts at EUR 49,600, in Germany.

Audi Q7 and Q8

The 2022 model year edition of the Q series SUV will come with optional equipment for the exterior and interior. The Q series will come with an appearance package black plus that includes a black Singlegrame grille, black Audi rings, and gills. The Q7 is also available with a carbon package already. The Q8 will also have the option of 23-inch alloy wheels, while the Q7 can go up to 22-inches. Both editions come with red brake callipers and welcome passengers with an LED projection of the S logo.

On the inside, the Q series SUVs get red decorative stitching as an option. The steering wheel and seats can be ordered with decorative stitching along with decorative carbon fibre inlays. Furthermore, a carbon insert for the shifter complements the sporty interiors inspired by the S models. The Audi Q7 competition plus starts at EUR 78,170 and the Audi Q8 competition plus starts at EUR 84,500, in Germany. Deliveries begin in late summer.

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