The new Audi S cars are almost at a dealership near you.
"Now equipped with a 3.0T V6 FSI direct injection supercharged engine
with 333 hp and 325 lb-ft of torque, the 2010 S4 with a manual
transmission offers a 0-60 time of 4.9 seconds, compared to a 0-60 time
of 5.3 seconds for the previous generation S4 V8 manual.
The 2010 S4
also provides greater fuel efficiency (2010 S4 manual achieves 18 mpg
city/27 highway, compared to the previous-generation 2008 S4 V8 manual
ratings of 13 mpg city/20 mpg highway)," according to today's Audi press release.
Let's cut to the chase:
2010 S4 sedan (excluding $825 destination charge, taxes, title, options and dealer charges):
S4 sedan (manual) $45,900
S4 sedan (S tronic) $47,300
2010 A5 and S5 Cabriolet (excluding $825 destination charge, taxes, title, options and dealer charges):
A5 Cabriolet 2.0T multitronic front-wheel drive $42,000
A5 Cabriolet 2.0T Tiptronic quattro ` $44,100
S5 Cabriolet (S tronic) $58,250
The S models arrive at U.S. dealers in late August, while the A5 Cabriolet will be available in the Fall of 2009.