New 2017 Audi A4 Release Date, Specs & Info

The 2017 Audi A4 is as a result of fascinating esthetics and technology. For anyone looking for a capable small luxury sedan, the new 2017 Audi A4 is arguably a solid pick thanks to its capable turbocharged engine, innovative technology, and exquisite interior. Some of the highlights that best describe it include a peppy turbocharged with a brisk acceleration, user-friendly technology interface, impeccably constructed cabin, a spacious backseat, and cutting-edge safety and technology features. Among other things that have been confirmed by Audi is the A4 release date, read on to learn about the details.

2017 Audi A4 exterior, headlights, grille and alloy wheels

For 2017, the new model gets more horsepower, an all-new interior design, and a suite of new safety and technology features. Additionally, the new model is lighter and bigger than before. Add the changes to an already “A” vehicle and you’ve got yourself a comfortable car that is not only enjoyable to drive, but is also in tandem with the latest there’s in the ever-advancing automotive world. Surprisingly, most of the changes aforementioned can pass by unnoticed by an untrained eye.

2017 Audi A4 front view, headlights and grille

The curved lines the previously model was offered with have been replaced with straighter and more angular lines. Also a new, more trapezoidal grille prominently features upfront. But still, the changes can easily be dismissed as they bear a close resemblance with the previous ones. The most conspicuous changes are perhaps those in the cabin. As is often the case with Audi cars, tons of high-quality materials are plastered on most surfaces, creating an innovative cabin of impeccable quality. Some of the features that represent a step forward for Audi in terms of functionality and aesthetics include the available Virtual Cockpit, a new dash-top screen, and a revised MMI infotainment system.

2017 Audi A4 rear view, yellow color, taillights and tailpipe

Beneath the hood, the new Audi A4 2017 comes equipped with an updated turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine capable of generating 258 horsepower – an increment of 32 more horses over the outgoing model. The power produced is then taken up by the newly standard seven-speed automated manual transmission to either the front wheels or Quattro all-wheel-drive system.

2017 Audi A4 spy photos

Also available for the new model year is the 2017 Audi A4 Allroad Quattro that combined maximum functionality with an extroverted, individual design. It is undoubtedly the most expressive form if driving an Audi A4. Its substantive review is offered elsewhere on our blog.

2017 Audi A4 side view, alloy wheels

In order to keep up with the Joneses, the new Audi A4 offers a wealth of new safety and entertainment features. Some of these include an emergency braking system, and pedestrian/vehicle collision warning. Some of the standard features to expect include keyless ignition and entry, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and a rearview camera – most of these tend to be offered as options on other cars.

2017 Audi A4 exterior, taillights and alloy wheels

Hands down, the new 2017 Audi A4 is impressive. However, some buyers may find these options to be appealing to them too – the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Acura TLX, Lexus IS, and the BMW 3 Series.

2017 Audi A4 Release Date & Price

Pricing info as provided by Audi is as follows: A4 2.0T Premium Sedan – $37,300, A4 2.0T Premium Plus Sedan – $41,100, A4 2.0T Prestige Sedan – $45,900, A4 2.0T Premium Quattro Sedan – $43,200, A4 2.0T Prestige Quattro Sedan – $48,000, and A4 Premium Plus Quattro Sedan – $43,200.

2017 Audi A4 release date

Its release date should be expected sometime in the first half of 2017.

2017 Audi A4 Exterior

Audi designers left the dimensions intact, and gave the A4 Sedan and the A4 Avant a striking appearance with harmonious and balanced proportions. There’s no doubt that the elegant, sporty designs have again catapulted Audi to the top of the industry for innovation and design quality.

2017 Audi A4 exterior, blue color, alloy wheels

Both the 2017 Audi A4 and the A4 Avant are available in fifteen colors. With such an extensive color options’ list, buyers have even more choices to influence the details of their car’s exterior.

2017 Audi A4 Interior

2017 Audi A4 lcd scree, dashboard, steering wheel and gear shift knob

Just like the model it replaces, the new A4 is spacious, light, and premium. Even with the 2016 A4 offering one of the nicest cabins in the segment, Audi still went a notch higher and offered even better materials for the new model. some of the standard accessories available include a tri-zone automatic climate control, a rearview camera, two USB ports, a CD player, a seven-inch central display screen featuring Audi’s MMI infotainment system, leather upholstery, and eight-way power front seats.

2017 Audi A4 interior, leather seats, gear shift knob and steering wheel

Available Trims

Three main trims are offered for the new 2017 Audi A4: Premium Plus, Premium, and Prestige.

Engine Specs

A 252-horsepower –generating turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder is available beneath the hood of the new Audi A4 2017. Quattro is optional and the FWD standard. With that power in its veins, the FWD-equipped A4 is able to spring from 0-60 mph in just 6.1 seconds, and 5.3 seconds with the Quattro-fitted model.

2017 Audi A4 engine

Specifications

Wheelbase: 9 ft. 2.6 in. (110.6 in.)
Length: 15 ft. 5.1 in. (185.1 in.)
Width: 5 ft. 11.9 in. (71.9 in.)
Passenger volume: N/A
Cargo volume: 13.0 cu.ft.
Curb weight: 3583 lbs.
Top Speed: 145-155 mph
0-60: 5.3
MPG: 22/31 mpg
Available Exterior Colors: Brilliant Black, Daytona Gray Pearl Effect, Florett Silver Metallic, Glacier White Metallic, Ibis White, Misano Red Pearl Effect, Monsoon Gray Metallic, Moonlight Blue Metallic, Mythos Black Metallic, Scuba Blue Metallic…
Towing Capacity: N/A

Safety

2017 Audi A4 red color, exterior

The government is yet to offer the crash impact safety rating for the new A4. Details of the same will be updated here on its release date. Meanwhile, the new model packs quite an impressive slew of safety technologies such as automatic braking, frontal collision warning, and a blind-spot warning system. Others include lane-departure warning system, and adaptive cruise control.

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2017 Audi A4 red color, front nagle, grille

2017 Audi A4 side angle, blue color, alloy wheels

2017 Audi A4 rear angle, silver color, taillights

2017 Audi A4 interior, leather seats and steering wheel

2017 Audi A4 interior, learher back seats

2017 Audi A4 cargo space, trunk

2017 Audi A4 trunk

 2016 Chevrolet Camaro – Release Date, Specs & Info

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Release Date, Price, Specs – Whoa! The new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is finally set to be released during the first quarter of 2016. The new vehicle will definitely come as an invigoration to its segment, plenty of equipment, convenience, and In Car entertainment are some of the areas the vehicle will come with the most changes.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro
2016 Chevrolet Camaro

Also, some rumors allege that the vehicle will come adorned in a new platform, which will supplement its sleeker exterior and interior facets to the disadvantage of its close competitors like the Ford Mustang and the Dodge Challenger.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro
2016 Chevrolet Camaro

From my own standpoint, both the Mustang and Challenger are outright loftier and very desirable especially for the current year. But still, serious buyers looking for a Camaro will ultimately have the final say, as most of them are traditional buyers who are accustomed to the driving dynamics of the Camaro, and wouldn’t blink an eye for rival offers.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro rear view, taillights, black color

Exterior – 2016 Chevy Camaro

According to our sources, the Chevy Camaro will be provided in two body configurations: four-seat coupe and cabriolet. And just like the previous year, we should expect up to a walloping eight trims; starting from the base 1LS to the top-of-the-line Z/28 variants.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro front
2016 Chevrolet Camaro front

Some of the standard features and equipment on the base’s list include automatic headlights, six-speaker premium audio, keyless entry, auxiliary audio input, CD player, cruise control, inclining front seats, Bluetooth connectivity, 18” alloy wheels, telescopic steering wheel, and cloth upholstery.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro yellow color, rear angle, tailpipe and taillights

Climbing a little on the trim ladder should be the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro 1LT variant. Expect a 7” touchscreen, Bluetooth connectivity, remote start, smartphone app integration, and MyLink connectivity. The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro 2LT adds rear parking sensors, a rearview camera, leather upholstery, a heads-up display, and automatic dimming rearview camera, nine-speaker premium audio, and additional gauges.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro back
2016 Chevrolet Camaro back

Moving on, the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS trim, according to our sources, should add unique gearing, limited slip differential, V8 engine, leather wrapped steering, 20” wheels, and sporty suspension system.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro front
2016 Chevrolet Camaro front

Interior Photos – 2016 Chevrolet Camaro

The 2016 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 should come with similar features to the Camaro 2SS but should go a notch higher by adding an adaptive suspension, supercharged V8, xenon headlights, simulated suede upholstery, carbon fiber air extractor, summer tires, magnetic dumpers, 20” alloy-wheels, and retuned power steering.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro interior
2016 Chevrolet Camaro interior

Finally, up in the food chain is the self-proclaimed 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 trim which adds sound deafening materials, a robust V8, 19” alloy wheels, performance tires, premium audio system, track-oriented suspension, carbon-ceramic brakes, lightweight chassis, air-conditioning system, and a 6-speed manual transmission system.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro interior, leather seats

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Engine Specs

Both the LT and LS trims of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro will be inspired by a 3.6L V6 engine capable of making around 323 horsepower and 278 pounds of torque. As already mentioned, a 6-speed manual transmission will be offered as standard equipment.

Since the 2016 EPA ratings haven’t been released as yet, we shall base our expectations from thee 2015 Chevy Camaro fuel economy ratings. As per EPA, the estimates for the previous Camaro are 17/28/20 mpg in the city/highway/combined with a manual transmission system.

2016 Chevrolet Camaro engine

Whilst equipped with an automatic. The 2015 Chevy Camaro 1LT, 1LS, and 2LT jump by 2 mpg when combined.

Another engine imperative for observation is the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS, according to our spy mules, a 6.2L V8 should be forthcoming, and capable of cranking out 400 horsepower and 410 pounds of torque. The SS is able to dash to 60 mph from standstill in an impressive 4.8 seconds. Its existing EPA ratings are 16/24/19 mpg in the city/highway/combined when making use of the manual transmission system, with an auto expect a dip to 18 mpg/combined.

Closer the top of the power chain is the 2016 Chevrolet CamaroZL1, which according to multiple sources should come equipped with a 6.2L V8 engine good for 580 horsepower and 556 pounds of torque. A 6-speed manual is standard while a similar auto is optional.

Finally, sitting at the helm of the power throne is the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 which should get a performance-tuned 7L V8 good for 505 horsepower and 481 pounds of torque. We should expect an improved fuel economy from this powerplant, the previous EPA ratings placed its combined return at 15 mpg.

Specifications

Wheelbase: 9 ft. 2.7 in. (110.7 in.)
Length: 15 ft. 8.3 in. (188.3 in.)
Width: 6 ft. 2.7 in. (74.7 in.)
Passenger volume: 81-85 ft³
Cargo volume: 7-9 ft³
Curb weight: 3400-3600 lb
Top Speed: 130 mph
0-60: 4.8 sec
MPG: 17/28 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Black, Blue Velvet Metallic, Bright Yellow, Garnet Red Tintcoat, Hyper Blue Metallic, Mosaic Black Metallic, Nightfall Gray Metallic, Red Hot, Silver Ice Metallic and Summit White
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs

Price and release date – Chevy Camaro 2016

2016 Chevrolet Camaro exterior, white color

As already mentioned, the new 2016 Chevrolet Camaro is set to be released to the market sometime during the 1st Q of next year. Chevrolet has already made the pricing details known to the public, the base model should go for sale with an msrp of around $25,000.

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New 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander – Release Date, News and Rumors

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Release Date, Review, Interior, Specs – Coming new for the new 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander will be restyled exterior that includes new front and rear fascias, standard alloy wheels, LED running lights, and unique standard headlamps for the GT. Also, there is a newly revised navigation interface and a more passenger-friendly folding process for the second-row seat. And ultimately, a new mid-range SEL trim model will also be released.

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander

According to me, we have to give an ‘A’ to Mitsubishi for the extra effort they’ve put for not resting on their laurels for a moment. This especially happens when an automobile company releases a redesigned model. For the 2016 year, the Outlander comes with major improvements after just two years on the market.

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander side angle, exterior, silver color, alloy wheels

Fresh on the novelties list is a new look front fascia that is graced by an adventurous restyled grille, while additional standard features have also been proliferated throughout the entire line-up. The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander will have to face off with other worthy rivals like the 2016 Mazda CX-5, which is well known for is fuel efficiency or the 2016 Subaru Forester, which comes standard with an all-wheel-drive.

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander rear view, red color, taillights and tailpipe

Also, you could check out the 2016 Nissan Rogue, though the 2016 Kia Sorento would be a better choice if the two were to compare side by side. But in overall, we must acknowledge the efforts Mitsubishi have put in place.

Exterior Changes & Interior Photos – 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander

The upcoming new 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander is a 7 seater crossover available in four different variants: ES, SE, SEL, and GT. The latter will come equipped with a V6 engine, and the rest are 4-cylinders only. Additionally, if you want an all-wheel-drive, it comes standard on the GT but optional on the SEL and SE, but not provided for the ES.

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander front
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander front

The ES comes standard with LED running lights and taillights, 18-inch alloy wheels, heated mirrors, full power accessories, rear privacy glass, cruise control, automatic climate control, a height-adjustable driver seat, a 60/40-split folding second-row seat that slides and reclines, , a tilt-and-telescoping leather-wrapped steering wheel, a 50/50-split third-row seat, Bluetooth audio and phone connectivity and a 6-speaker sound system with a USB port and CD player, and , Mitsubishi’s “Fuse” voice-command system (for audio and phone controls).

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander interior, leather rear seats

Stepping up to the SE gets you body-color side mirrors with integrated turn signals, foglights, keyless ignition and entry, dual-zone automatic climate control, a color trip computer, heated front seats, HD radio, a rearview camera, and an upgraded audio system with a 6.1” display.

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander back
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander back

The SEL adds gloss-black interior trim, black roof rails, and a power driver seat and leather upholstery. It’s also eligible for a range of options that are excluded from both the SE and ES. The SEL Premium package adds a power liftgate, a sunroof, and a nine-speaker Rockford Fosgate audio system with satellite radio. The SEL Advanced Safely package throws in automatic wipers, automatic headlights, lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control, and a forward collision mitigation system with automatic braking. Both of these packages will include power-folding side mirrors.

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander interior
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander interior

The GT comes standard with all of the above options except the advanced safety technologies (forward collision mitigation, adaptive cruise control, and lane-departure warning) and touchscreen navigation system, all of which are included in the optional GT Touring package. Exclusive standard features on the GT include an auto-dimming rearview mirror, LED headlights, chrome exterior beltline accents, silver roof rails, shift paddles.

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander trunk, cargo space

Engine Specs – 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander

The upcoming new Mitsubishi Outlander will be offered in only two powerplants. The SE, ES and SEL will come with a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine capable of generating 166 hp and 162 pounds of torque. The power will be delivered to the wheels through the CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) system. Both the SE and SEL will come with a choice of either FWD or AWD, while the ES models will only be available in a FWD.

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander engine

In our own performance testing, the AWD SEL model was able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 9.2 seconds, which is rather disappointing within its segment. In case you opt for the GT model, you will get a 3.0L V6 capable of yielding around 224 hp and 215 pounds of torque. Coming standard are a 6-speed auto and an AWD as standard.

In our performance testing, the Outlander GT sprinted from zero-60 mph in less than 7.6 seconds, which is average for this type of an SUV. EPA estimates for the Outlander gave 25/31/27 mpg in the city/highway/combined with a 4-cylinder engine and an FWD, and 24/29/26 mpg with an AWD.

Specifications

Wheelbase: 105.1 in
Length: 184.8 in
Width: 71.3 in
Passenger volume: 128 cu ft
Cargo volume: 10,3 cu ft
Curb weight: 3318 lbs
Top Speed: 120 mph
0-60: 7,6 sec
MPG: 25/31 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Cool Silver, Cosmic Blue, Diamond White, Labrador Black, Mercury Gray and Rally Red
Towing Capacity: 1500 lbs

Price & Release Date of the New Mitsubishi Outlander 2016

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander side view, exterior, red color, headlights and alloy wheels

The new 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander will set you back by $23,845 and it is expected that it will be unveiled during the New York Motor Show.