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Even if the US public loves automatic transmissions, Audi thought it might be interesting to offer its clients the option of a manual transmission, coupled to a quattro all wheel drive. 

The A4’s redesigned six-speed manual transmission features an extensive use of magnesium and a smaller clutch. This reduces the weight of the transmission by 35.3 pounds compared to its predecessor

The new six-speed manual transmission complements the A4’s 2.0 TFSI engine which generates 252 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. The 2017 A4 with manual transmission sprints from 0-60 in 5.7 seconds, a 0.7 second improvement over the previous generation. 

Exclusively available on the A4 quattro manual is a Sport plus package featuring flow formed cast aluminum 18 inch design wheels, available Daytona Gray exterior paint, S line leather/Alcantara® interior with sport seats, stainless steel pedal caps, flat-bottom steering wheel and brushed aluminum decorative inlays. Also included is Audi dynamic steering and sport adaptive suspension (-23mm ride height), both of which were previously reserved only for S4 models.

The A4 with manual transmission also features a new quattro all-wheel drive system with ultra technology that is optimized for fully-variable torque distribution. The new drivetrain utilizes an electronically controlled multi-plate clutch at the rear end of the transmission along with an integrated decoupler in the rear axle differential and weighs 8.8 pounds less than the previous quattro system. 


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