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Audi A8 2.8

(1994 model)

Brief specs of 1994 Audi A8 2.8

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2771 cm3 / 169.1 cu in / 169.1 cu in, 129.8 kW / 174.1 hp / 174.1 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 249.0 N·m / 183.7 lb·ft / 183.7 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 225 km/h / 140 mph / 140 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1994
ModelA8 2.8Issued until1996
SerieA8Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designationD2
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformD2Number of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)500 l / 17.66 cu ft / 17.66 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4370 l / 154.33 cu ft / 154.33 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5035 mm / 198.2 in / 198.2 inTotal (curb) weight1460 kg / 3219 lb / 3219 lb
Width1880 mm / 74.0 in / 74.0 inDry weight
Height1436 mm / 56.5 in / 56.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2880 mm / 113.4 in / 113.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1595 mm / 62.8 in / 62.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1585 mm / 62.4 in / 62.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.29 m2 / 24.7 sq ft / 24.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerAudiValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.95
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement2771 cm3 / 169.1 cu in / 169.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity461.83 cm3/cylinder / 28.183 cu in/cylinder / 28.183 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power129.8 kW / 174.1 hp / 174.1 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque249.0 N·m / 183.7 lb·ft / 183.7 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)51.9 kW / 69.6 hp / 69.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.8 kW/l / 1.029 bhp/cu in / 1.029 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque89.9 N·m/l / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in / 0.79 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed225 km/h / 140 mph / 140 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio119.2 kW/ton / 90.3 bhp/ton / 90.3 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 & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trapezoidal link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/60 R16Tyres rear225/60 R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A8 2.8

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