Audi's A4: Good, clean fun

The Audi A4 is equipped with a 2-litre B-cycle engine, offering a lively and punchy drive.
The Audi A4 is equipped with a 2-litre B-cycle engine, offering a lively and punchy drive.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
The Audi A4 is equipped with a 2-litre B-cycle engine, offering a lively and punchy drive.
The Audi A4 is equipped with a 2-litre B-cycle engine, offering a lively and punchy drive.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

Audi's 2-litre A4 proves that downsizing is not the only route to efficiency

Critics say the Vehicular Emissions Scheme (VES) will lead to a dumbing down of Singapore's car population as models with more sophisticated and powerful powertrains are replaced with cleaner but duller variants.

Audi's latest 190hp A4 debunks this notion. Performance-wise, the 2-litre car is streets ahead of its 150hp 1.4-litre twin.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 21, 2018, with the headline 'Good, clean fun'. Print Edition | Subscribe