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Audi S8 4.2 V8 (360 HP)

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Audi S8 4.2 V8 (360 HP)

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, 265.0 kW / 355.4 hp / 355.4 hp @ 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm, 430.0 N·m / 317.2 lb·ft / 317.2 lb·ft @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1999
ModelS8 4.2 V8 (360 HP)Issued until2003
SerieS8Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designationD2
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformD2Number of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5034 mm / 198.2 in / 198.2 inTotal (curb) weight1730 kg / 3814 lb / 3814 lb
Width1880 mm / 74.0 in / 74.0 inDry weight
Height1418 mm / 55.8 in / 55.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2880 mm / 113.4 in / 113.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1591 mm / 62.6 in / 62.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1580 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7479166666667  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.27 m2 / 24.4 sq ft / 24.4 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 valves40
Engine ManufacturerValves 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 ratio0.90860215053763
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity521.54 cm3/cylinder / 31.826 cu in/cylinder / 31.826 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power265.0 kW / 355.4 hp / 355.4 hp at 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque430.0 N·m / 317.2 lb·ft / 317.2 lb·ft at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)106.0 kW / 142.1 hp / 142.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output63.5 kW/l / 1.396 bhp/cu in / 1.396 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque103.1 N·m/l / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel 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 locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front245/45 R18Tyres rear245/45 R18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi S8 4.2 V8 (360 HP)

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