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Audi R8

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Audi R8

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4163 cm3 / 254.0 cu in / 254.0 cu in, 308.7 kW / 414.0 hp / 414.0 hp @ 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm, 430.0 N·m / 317.2 lb·ft / 317.2 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 301 km/h / 187 mph / 187 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2006
ModelR8Issued until
SerieR8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4431 mm / 174.4 in / 174.4 inTotal (curb) weight1560 kg / 3439 lb / 3439 lb
Width1904 mm / 75.0 in / 75.0 inDry weight
Height1249 mm / 49.2 in / 49.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2650 mm / 104.3 in / 104.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1632 mm / 64.3 in / 64.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1595 mm / 62.8 in / 62.8 inWeight distribution (front)44.0 % / 44.0 % / 44.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.02 m2 / 21.8 sq ft / 21.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

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)Stroke92.8 mm / 3.65 in / 3.65 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplydirect petrol injectionEngine displacement4163 cm3 / 254.0 cu in / 254.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity520.38 cm3/cylinder / 31.756 cu in/cylinder / 31.756 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio12.5 : 1
SumpdryMax. output power308.7 kW / 414.0 hp / 414.0 hp at 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque430.0 N·m / 317.2 lb·ft / 317.2 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm8250 rpm / 8250 rpm / 8250 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)132.8 kW / 178.1 hp / 178.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output74.2 kW/l / 1.629 bhp/cu in / 1.629 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque103.3 N·m/l / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed301 km/h / 187 mph / 187 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio265.4 kW/ton / 201.1 bhp/ton / 201.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h4.60 s / 4.60 s / 4.60 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 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbonesSuspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/30 x 19Tyres rear295/30 x 19
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 R8

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