For decades, the gold standard for compact sports sedans has been the BMW 3-Series. However, since its introduction in 1995, the Audi A4 has been working to end the Bimmer’s reign. Business Insider recently tested a sporty variant of the current generation A4 and found the car to be comfortable luxury sedan and yet a highly competent performance vehicle.
As much as we liked our Audi test car, we couldn’t help but feel that the 7-year-old design was beginning to feel dated.
So for 2017, Audi will release the fifth generation the sedan and at first glance, it looks fantastic and still boast all of the A4’s traditional charm and style. At the same time, the new car will also incorporate many of the newfangled features we loved on Audi’s more recently released offerings.
According to Consumer Reports, the 2017, A4 will hit US showrooms next spring.
Here’s a closer look at the new 2017 Audi A4.