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Audi S6 plus Avant

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Audi S6 plus Avant

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in, 239.4 kW / 321.0 hp / 321.0 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 14.9 l/100km / 19.0 mpg-UK / 15.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1996
ModelS6 plus AvantIssued until
SerieS6Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)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) weight1745 kg / 3847 lb / 3847 lb
Width1804 mm / 71.0 in / 71.0 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2692 mm / 106.0 in / 106.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1563 mm / 61.5 in / 61.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1528 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.36Frontal area (A)2.14 m2 / 23.0 sq ft / 23.0 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.77 m2 / 8.3 sq ft / 8.3 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)19.1 kW / 25.7 hp / 25.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerAudiValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.5 mm / 3.33 in / 3.33 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity521.50 cm3/cylinder / 31.824 cu in/cylinder / 31.824 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power239.4 kW / 321.0 hp / 321.0 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)128.3 kW / 172.1 hp / 172.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.4 kW/l / 1.261 bhp/cu in / 1.261 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque95.9 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.73
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.11

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)4.10 s / 4.10 s / 4.10 sTop (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio183.9 kW/ton / 139.4 bhp/ton / 139.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.70 s / 5.70 s / 5.70 sFuel consumption, City (urban)21.6 l/100km / 13.1 mpg-UK / 10.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)11.1 l/100km / 25.4 mpg-UK / 21.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)14.9 l/100km / 19.0 mpg-UK / 15.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions357 g/km / 574 g/mi / 574 g/mi
  Range537 km / 334 mi / 334 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.4 m / 37.4 ft / 37.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front8J x 17Wheels rear8J x 17
Tyres front255/40 Zr 17Tyres rear255/40 ZR 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi S6 plus Avant

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