A check with Audi Malaysia’s website has revealed that the Audi A4 1.8 TFSI is now available with complimentary upgrades worth RM38,000 – buyers can take their pick in the form of a Technology Package or a S line Competition Package for the base B8.

The Technology Package consists of adaptive headlights, a rear view camera, Bang & Olufsen sound system, MMI Navigation Plus, Comfort Key and 18-inch Audi Sport cast-aluminium alloy wheels, up an inch over the baseline 10-spoke star design 17-inch units. The inclusion of the B & O system isn’t new to the car – in 2013, the 1.8 TFSI was upgraded with the system as well as the Comfort Key.

Opting for the S line Competition Package, meanwhile, bags Alcantara leather sport seats, an exclusive S line competition design bumper as well as a black high-gloss styling package. As with the Tech pack, the additional kit includes a Bang & Olufsen sound system and Comfort Key. The S line route also ups the wheel size, the car riding on 19-inch Audi Sport cast aluminium alloys.


Otherwise, no mechanical changes, the A4 1.8 TFSI’s mill offering 170 hp at 3,800 to 6,200 rpm and 320 Nm of twist at 1,400 to 3,700 rpm, or with standard equipment away from the upgrades. The A4 1.8 TFSI continues to go for RM239,900 (on-the-road, without insurance) as priced post-GST, so the additional kit sounds quite the deal.

The A4 2.0 TFSI quattro, which already comes dressed with a S line package, also gets upgraded to the S line Competition Package, at no extra cost. The additions don’t add up to the same amount, of course – the car already features the Alcantara leather front sports seats, Comfort Key and Bang & Olufsen sound system, among other things, but the 19-inchers are an upgrade from the five-twin spoke 18-inch units seen previously.