Audi R4 rumored to launch in 2014, slots below TT

The rumor mill has started spinning once more, churning out information about the future Audi R4 sportscar.

According to Auto Motor und Sport, the Ingolstadt company, after selling the production version of the e-tron electric sportscar concept around 2012, will develop its chassis for a compact, mid-engined model, presumably called the R4.

The report also says that the R4 will slot in below the TT when it will arrive in 2014. Instead of the electric motors reserved for the e-tron, the new model will use regular internal combustion engines, like a 180 HP 1.4-liter TSI or a 170 HP 2.0-liter TDI unit, currently used on the TT or Golf GTD.

Last but not least, this presumed Audi R4 will be priced at around $27,000, way under the $37,800 starting price of the TT.

Source: Auto Motor und Sport via Autoblog

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