ABT Sportsline Audi AS4


July 20, 2016 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 20, 2016

ABT Sportsline Audi AS4
Audi’s medium-sized cars have been a success story for more than 30 years now, first with the Audi 80 and from 1994 onwards with the A4. And ABT Sportsline has dedicated itself to these models right from the start. So it is only logical that at the Geneva Motor Show this year a new ABT AS4 is going to be presented. After all, ABT celebrates its 120th birthday and for most of that time – since the early 1920s, to be precise – a partnership with Audi and its four predecessors has existed.

“The A4 is certainly mainly responsible for the company’s growth and for us always has been very important as well,” says Hans-Jürgen Abt, CEO of the leading tuner of cars produced by the Volkswagen Group, and adds: “The A4 is the benchmark among medium-sized premium cars and for us a challenge we have always liked rising to.” The 3l turbo diesel now shows 325 hp (239 kW), up from 272 hp (200 kW), and torque stands at 680Nm, up from 600. The gasoline version with 2l of displacement now delivers 330 hp and a torque of 440Nm, up from 252 hp and 370Nm. Like this the new ABT AS4 will be on top of any situation.

To make the AS4 put its power perfectly on the black top, ABT has given the unobtrusively racy Avant height adjustable suspension springs. This makes it corner as if it’s on rails. The lowered CoG perfectly fits into the customised aerodynamics package, which includes a front lip add on, a front grille add on with air inlet panels, fender inserts and a rear skirt set with the characteristic four-pipe exhaust pipes.

But the icing on this cake are the ABT Sportsline sport-type wheels, the DR, ER-C and FR in 8.5 x 19’’ or 9 x 20’’, all of which you can get in combination with high-performance tyres as well. For the new ABT AS4 embodies, once again, perfection and grace. Or in Hans-Jürgen Abt’s words: “We want to provide the best ever workmanship.” That is the only way how the company got 120 years old and is still able to grow – with a fully content customer base.

The new ABT Audi AS4 – data and facts

ABT ENGINE TECHNOLOGY
Engine:                                                            3.0 TDI, 2.967 cc capacity, V6
Performance Tuning:                                      ABT POWER „New Generation“
Performance:                                                  325 HP/ 239 kW (Serial: 272 HP/ 200 kW)
680 Nm (Serial: 600 Nm)

Engine:                                                            2.0 TFSI, 1.984 cc capacity, R4
Performance Tuning:                                      ABT POWER „New Generation“
Performance:                                                  330 HP/ 243 kW (Serial: 252 HP/ 185 kW)
440 Nm (Serial: 370 Nm)

ABT AERODYNAMICS
ABT front lip add on
ABT front grille add on (with air inlet panels)
ABT fender inserts
ABT rear skirt set incl. rear muffler
ABT front grille emblem set in chrome

ABT SPORTWHEELS DR, ER-C or FR in 8.5 x 19, 8.5 x 20 or 9 x 20 Zoll
Available also as complete set of wheels with Continental high performance tires
in 255/35 R19 or 255/30 R20

ABT SUSPENSION TECHNOLOGY
ABT height adjustable suspension springs

ABT INTERIEUR
ABT door entrance lights with ABT logo
ABT floor mats
ABT
trunk mat