Mid-size sedan and wagon get refreshed looks and new trim options

The refreshed Audi A4 has been revealed this week, ahead of an Australian launch early next year.

Headlining the updated range are new front and rear bumper treatments, new available alloy wheel options, and a new S Line Competition package for added "visual appeal".

Models equipped with the S Line exterior package get a new 3D look for the front grille, with small blades finishing off each slat. At the rear, all variants now come as standard with dual trapezoidal exhaust finishers and a revised diffuser-style bumper element.

Audi says it has "completely redesigned" the available alloy wheel line-up – available in various styles ranging from 16- to 19-inches.

New for the 2019 model is the availability of the S Line Competition option package, which gets several exclusive features. Up front the pack adds Selenite Silver trim for the front bumper blade and stone-chip guard, and an RS rear spoiler for the Avant wagon.

There's also a unique Turbo Blue paint available with the S Line Competition pack (pictured), Audi's four rings decals in the lower section of the rear doors in silver or black, along with Audi Sport-branded components like 19-inch alloys, red brake calipers, sports suspension, and LED headlights.

Inside, the S Line Competition specification adds elements like RS carbon trim inlays, a three-spoke multifunction steering wheel, and partial leather sports seats – which can be optioned in various colours.

There's no word on any powertrain or technology upgrades, though we'd expect the updated A4 range to inherit Audi's new numerical naming structure for its engines – i.e. 35, 45 and 55.

Stay tuned for a full pricing and specifications breakdown ahead of the 2019 Audi A4's Australian arrival in "early 2019".

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