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Audi A4 Avant 2.8 Automatic

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Audi A4 Avant 2.8 Automatic

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 30-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2771 cm3 / 169.1 cu in / 169.1 cu in, 141.7 kW / 190.0 hp / 190.0 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, front wheel drive, 231 km/h / 144 mph / 144 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1997
ModelA4 Avant 2.8 AutomaticIssued until
SerieA4Number 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)442 l / 15.61 cu ft / 15.61 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4478 mm / 176.3 in / 176.3 inTotal (curb) weight1415 kg / 3120 lb / 3120 lb
Width1733 mm / 68.2 in / 68.2 inDry weight
Height1417 mm / 55.8 in / 55.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2607 mm / 102.6 in / 102.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1498 mm / 59.0 in / 59.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1479 mm / 58.2 in / 58.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)2.04 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 7.0 sq ft / 7.0 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.2 kW / 21.7 hp / 21.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves30
Engine ManufacturerAudiValves 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 supplyEFiEngine 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 power141.7 kW / 190.0 hp / 190.0 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)68.1 kW / 91.4 hp / 91.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output51.1 kW/l / 1.124 bhp/cu in / 1.124 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 drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.74
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.29

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.30 s / 6.30 s / 6.30 sTop (maximal) speed231 km/h / 144 mph / 144 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio134.3 kW/ton / 101.7 bhp/ton / 101.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.00 s / 9.00 s / 9.00 sFuel 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 emissions245 g/km / 394 g/mi / 394 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.3 m / 37.1 ft / 37.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,4 Links, Double wishbones, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Torsion bar, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6J x 15Wheels rear6J x 15
Tyres front205/60 R 15 91VTyres rear205/60 R 15 91V
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 A4 Avant 2.8 Automatic

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