Audi A4 celebrates 20th anniversary

October 31, 2014

It’s time for celebration !!!! The brand with four rings has been producing the Audi A4 to its Ingolstadt plant for 20 years now.

Audi A4 is the most successful Audi of all time, as Audi has sold more than six million A4s including more than two million units of the current generation model. Audi A4 is the popular range worldwide however, the demand is particularly strong in China, the United States and Germany where every fifth car delivered to customers is an A4.

The Audi A4 model changed its predecessor Audi A80 20 years ago and it became a best seller plus fastest production ramp-up in the company’s history.

In 2013, Audi have produced around 570,680 automobiles in Ingolstadt plant where one third of the cars includes Audi A4 Sedan, A4 Avant and A4 Allroad Quattro. Additionally, more than 40,000 A4 sedan models were built at Neckarsulm Plant in Germany. Since the fourth generation model was launched in 2007, the Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm plant have shared the A4 production line because of its demand. Meanwhile, Audi also produces the A4 locally for the markets in China, India and Indonesia.

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Audi A4 Saloon

Audi A4 Saloon

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Audi A4 Avant

Audi A4 Avant

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Audi A4 allroad quattro

Audi A4 allroad quattro

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Its surprise to know – apart from Audi A3 volume model, the Audi A4 is the second major production line model for the company produce more than 700 A4 models everyday in Ingolstadt.

The Plan Director, Peter Kossler stated – “The 20 year success of Audi A4 happens because of its production team. It cannot be happen without their expertise and great motivation.”

Nowadays, the Audi’s Ingolstadt Plant is currently preparing for the production of the fifth generation A4, due to launched in 2015. The new fifth generation Audi A4 model bring major construction changes and other necessary modernizations. Audi is well prepared and have installed more than 1,300 machines such as robots and welding guns in the northern part of the plant site.

The Audi plant in Ingolstadt is currently preparing for production of the fifth‑generation A4, which will be launched in 2015. Numerous construction changes and other modernizations are necessary for the new model. In the new body shop in the northern part of the plant site, for example, more than 1,300 machines such as robots and welding guns are being installed.

Take a look the Key Facts of Audi A4 ->

Model Audi A4 Saloon Audi A4 Avant Audi A4 Allroad Quattro
Engine SE 2.0 TDI Ultra SE 2.0 TDI Ultra 2.0 TDI Quattro 6 Speed
Combined Fuel consumption 67.3mpg 64.2mpg 48.7mpg
Combined CO2 Emissions 109g/km 114g/km 153g/km
Power 163PS 163PS 177PS
0 – 62mph 8.3 seconds 8.6 seconds 8.2 seconds
Top speed 140mph 134mph 134mph