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Audi Cabriolet 1.8 20V

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Audi Cabriolet 1.8 20V

2-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 92.0 kW / 123.4 hp / 123.4 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 173.0 N·m / 127.6 lb·ft / 127.6 lb·ft @ 3950 rpm / 3950 rpm / 3950 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1997
ModelCabriolet 1.8 20VIssued until2001
SerieCabrioletNumber made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation8G
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformB4Number of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4366 mm / 171.9 in / 171.9 inTotal (curb) weight1370 kg / 3020 lb / 3020 lb
Width1716 mm / 67.6 in / 67.6 inDry weight
Height1379 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2556 mm / 100.6 in / 100.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1453 mm / 57.2 in / 57.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1447 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.70813771518  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.01 m2 / 21.7 sq ft / 21.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeADRTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9375
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity445.22 cm3/cylinder / 27.169 cu in/cylinder / 27.169 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power92.0 kW / 123.4 hp / 123.4 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque173.0 N·m / 127.6 lb·ft / 127.6 lb·ft at 3950 rpm / 3950 rpm / 3950 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)36.8 kW / 49.3 hp / 49.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output51.7 kW/l / 1.135 bhp/cu in / 1.135 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque97.1 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 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 front195/65 VR15Tyres rear195/65 VR15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi Cabriolet 1.8 20V

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