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Audi A8 2.8 30V Quattro

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Audi A8 2.8 30V Quattro

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 30-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2771 cm3 / 169.1 cu in / 169.1 cu in, 142.0 kW / 190.4 hp / 190.4 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

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1996
ModelA8 2.8 30V QuattroIssued until2000
SerieA8Number 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) weight1580 kg / 3483 lb / 3483 lb
Width1880 mm / 74.0 in / 74.0 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2882 mm / 113.5 in / 113.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1597 mm / 62.9 in / 62.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1586 mm / 62.4 in / 62.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7467036780014  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.30 m2 / 24.8 sq ft / 24.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves30
Engine ManufacturerValves 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 ratio0.95486111111111
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement2771 cm3 / 169.1 cu in / 169.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity461.86 cm3/cylinder / 28.185 cu in/cylinder / 28.185 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power142.0 kW / 190.4 hp / 190.4 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 typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)56.8 kW / 76.2 hp / 76.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output51.2 kW/l / 1.126 bhp/cu in / 1.126 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque101.0 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 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 front225/60 WR16Tyres rear225/60 WR16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A8 2.8 30V Quattro

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