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Audi 100 Avant

(1979 model)

Brief specs of 1979 Audi 100 Avant

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1588 cm3 / 96.9 cu in / 96.9 cu in, 63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 122.0 N·m / 90.0 lb·ft / 90.0 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 160 km/h / 99 mph / 99 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1979
Model100 AvantIssued until
Serie100Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4730 l / 167.04 cu ft / 167.04 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4590 mm / 180.7 in / 180.7 inTotal (curb) weight1110 kg / 2447 lb / 2447 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1390 mm / 54.7 in / 54.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2680 mm / 105.5 in / 105.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.09 m2 / 22.5 sq ft / 22.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.84 m2 / 9.0 sq ft / 9.0 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.8 kW / 27.9 hp / 27.9 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.99
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement1588 cm3 / 96.9 cu in / 96.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity397.00 cm3/cylinder / 24.226 cu in/cylinder / 24.226 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power63.4 kW / 85.0 hp / 85.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque122.0 N·m / 90.0 lb·ft / 90.0 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)14.0 kW / 18.8 hp / 18.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.9 kW/l / 0.877 bhp/cu in / 0.877 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque76.8 N·m/l / 0.67 lb·ft/cu in / 0.67 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.91
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.44

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)8.60 s / 8.60 s / 8.60 sTop (maximal) speed160 km/h / 99 mph / 99 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio76.6 kW/ton / 58.0 bhp/ton / 58.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.3 m / 37.1 ft / 37.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,SwLongTrail Radius arms, Panhard rod, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front165/80-R14Tyres rear165/80-R14
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi 100 Avant

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