Behind the Wheel: 2013 Audi S4

By Matthew Askari | March 27, 2013
The 2013 Audi S4 presents buyers with a unique proposition: a performance sports sedan with more performance than a BMW 3 Series or Mercedes-Benz C-Class. But that extra performance will cost you. Likewise, performance versions from the competition--including the M3 and Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG--are far more powerful than the S4, but come with a larger price tag still. The S4 features alluring exterior styling, and several S-specific characteristics on the interior, that make especially premium feeling. Powered by an enhanced 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 engine, the S4 is capable of producing 333 horsepower and can be mated to a six-speed manual transmission or a seven-speed DSG automatic transmission with paddle shifters. And with four different driving modes to select from, the S4 is really what you make it. We had a few days to get acquainted with Audi's sporty sedan, and were anxious to get behind the wheel. What did we think? You can read our 2013 Audi S4 Quick Drive to find out.