Rs4s after all
_autoweek | updated: 06/06/07, 10:23 am et
audi of america has done a 180 and if you re an rs4 fan this will make you very happy: after saying a year ago the rs4 cabriolet won t come to the u.s., now it will, as a 2008 model coming fall 2007. about 300 of the limited-production rs4 cabs will be sold in the u.s. the cabriolets will arrive in fall of 2007.
the cab uses the same awesome 4.2 v8 fsi engine found in the sedan. it produces 420 hp at 7800 rpm and 317 ft-lbs. of torque at 5500 rpm. like the sedan, the cabriolet will only be available with a six-speed manual and quattro with torque split. also like the sedan, the cabriolet will have 19 inch rs4 wheels with 255/35/19 tires, a four-link front and trapezoidal-link rear suspension with dynamic ride control (drc).
the rs4 sedan also gets some new features for 2008. two new option packages, the titanium package and audi exclusive package, will be available. the $750 titanium package consists of titanium-colored wheels, black front grille, black side window moldings, black interior headliner, and piano black interior trim. the $3800 audi exclusive package has red leather seat centers (black leather side bolsters and head rests) and door trim, contrasting red seat piping, red stitching on the shift boot and steering wheel, black interior trim, and carpeted floor mats with rs4 logo and contrasting piping._