2010 Audi S4 Review – Watch CNET’s Video Review

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The good: The Audi S4 doesn’t compromise good performance and fuel offering both in the same The optional Drive Select delivers spectacular handling, and offers a seven-speed dual-clutch Maps show detailed 3D and the driver can control most with voice command or the buttons.

The bad: For aesthetic and reasons, some of the cabin screens could use some

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Audi’s newest S4 proves power and fuel economy are not exclusive. Pushed by upcoming and U.S. regulations covering CO2 and fuel economy, the company a 2010 Audi S4 that exciting performance, everything you expect from an Audi S, and reasonable fuel economy.

The new S4 rid of the previous version’s 4.2-liter V-8 in of a supercharged 3-liter direct-injection giving it much better economy with no real of power. The new S4 also benefits Audi’s improvements to its Quattro system, its Nvidia-powered 3D navigation and Bang Olufsen audio along with other making it a créme de la créme car.

Beyond finding gas stations, has incorporated other natural voice commands into the cabin electronics. Most you can tell it to call Joe, and if you a Joe in your phone’s contact the car will dial the associated number. Other new voice include, I’m hungry and I cash, each activating point-of-interest searches (rather popping a pastrami sandwich or a of cash in your lap).

Downtown San Francisco looks on the S4’s navigation system.

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The system itself showed us an detailed 3D map of downtown San Francisco, all buildings and even texturing a Audi launched this new system, which uses an graphics chip to draw the in the Q5. Out of the city, the map shows the topographical of those rolling hills which we were heading.

is a car a geographer would love.

Live traffic is also a of this navigation system, with the capability to dynamically around bad traffic. In fact, the thing we don’t particularly about it is the destination-entry screen, lacks an aesthetic touch.

purchasing an S4, you are faced with choices: Premium Plus or with each trim the option of six-speed manual or automated manual transmissions. Our car was a model, which not only in the navigation and voice control but also adds a 14-speaker Bang Olufsen audio

Believe us, Prestige is the way to go, as the audio delivers a very clean and sound. We found that the was sharp without being and the highs showed nice The system seemed to favor making vocal tracks

A 505-watt Bang Olufsen system comes standard in the trim.

As for the transmission, the high-tech would have been the automated manual, Audi’s dual -clutch gearbox, but we had the manual. We didn’t have any about this gearbox, as it shifts with silky proving a perfect partner for the V-6.

This is one responsive, yet subtle, Making 333 horsepower and 325 pound-feet or it should make a throaty as it pushes the small S4 to 60 mph in less 5 seconds, but instead it purrs the sound of precisely engineered parts interacting. All you hear is a whoosh from the supercharger power from the relatively direct-injection engine.

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