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Audi A6 4.2 quattro Tiptronic

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Audi A6 4.2 quattro Tiptronic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 40-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in, 220.0 kW / 295.0 hp / 295.0 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1999
ModelA6 4.2 quattro TiptronicIssued 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

Length4833 mm / 190.3 in / 190.3 inTotal (curb) weight1730 kg / 3814 lb / 3814 lb
Width1850 mm / 72.8 in / 72.8 inDry weight
Height1453 mm / 57.2 in / 57.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2759 mm / 108.6 in / 108.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1578 mm / 62.1 in / 62.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1590 mm / 62.6 in / 62.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity82 l / 18.0 UK gal / 21.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.34Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.75 m2 / 8.1 sq ft / 8.1 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)18.6 kW / 25.0 hp / 25.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves40
Engine ManufacturerAudiValves per cylinder5
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 supplyBo Motronic ME 7.1.1 fuel inj.Engine 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 ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power220.0 kW / 295.0 hp / 295.0 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)105.9 kW / 142.0 hp / 142.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output52.7 kW/l / 1.159 bhp/cu in / 1.159 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque95.9 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.8
  Final gear (drive) ratio2.73

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio170.5 kW/ton / 129.2 bhp/ton / 129.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.90 s / 6.90 s / 6.90 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 emissions312 g/km / 502 g/mi / 502 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.7 m / 38.4 ft / 38.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent,4 Links, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8J x 16Wheels rear8J x 16
Tyres front235/50 R 16 YTyres rear235/50 R 16 Y
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 A6 4.2 quattro Tiptronic

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