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Audi A6 2.8 quattro

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Audi A6 2.8 quattro

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 30-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2771 cm3 / 169.1 cu in / 169.1 cu in, 143.9 kW / 193.0 hp / 193.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 224 km/h / 139 mph / 139 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1996
ModelA6 2.8 quattroIssued until
SerieA6Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4797 mm / 188.9 in / 188.9 inTotal (curb) weight1543 kg / 3402 lb / 3402 lb
Width1783 mm / 70.2 in / 70.2 inDry weight
Height1431 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2692 mm / 106.0 in / 106.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1520 mm / 59.8 in / 59.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1524 mm / 60.0 in / 60.0 inWeight distribution (front)59.0 % / 59.0 % / 59.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.17 m2 / 23.3 sq ft / 23.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.69 m2 / 7.5 sq ft / 7.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.2 kW / 23.1 hp / 23.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves30
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder5
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 supplyMPFiEngine 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 DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power143.9 kW / 193.0 hp / 193.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)79.7 kW / 106.9 hp / 106.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output51.9 kW/l / 1.141 bhp/cu in / 1.141 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque101.0 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.74
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.19

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.60 s / 5.60 s / 5.60 sTop (maximal) speed224 km/h / 139 mph / 139 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.70 s / 7.70 s / 7.70 sPower-to-weight ratio125.1 kW/ton / 94.8 bhp/ton / 94.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)21.30 s / 21.30 s / 21.30 sFuel 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 circle11.4 m / 37.4 ft / 37.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A6 2.8 quattro

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