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Audi A6 Avant 4.2 FSI quattro

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Audi A6 Avant 4.2 FSI quattro

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4163 cm3 / 254.0 cu in / 254.0 cu in, 257.3 kW / 345.0 hp / 345.0 hp @ 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm, 440.0 N·m / 324.5 lb·ft / 324.5 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2008
ModelA6 Avant 4.2 FSI quattroIssued until
SerieA6Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4927 mm / 194.0 in / 194.0 inTotal (curb) weight1830 kg / 4034 lb / 4034 lb
Width1855 mm / 73.0 in / 73.0 inDry weight
Height1463 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2843 mm / 111.9 in / 111.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1612 mm / 63.5 in / 63.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1618 mm / 63.7 in / 63.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.31Frontal area (A)2.26 m2 / 24.3 sq ft / 24.3 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.70 m2 / 7.5 sq ft / 7.5 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.4 kW / 23.3 hp / 23.3 hp

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 supplyBosch MED 9.1 direct 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
SumpwetMax. output power257.3 kW / 345.0 hp / 345.0 hp at 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm / 6800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque440.0 N·m / 324.5 lb·ft / 324.5 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)125.1 kW / 167.8 hp / 167.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output61.8 kW/l / 1.358 bhp/cu in / 1.358 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque105.7 N·m/l / 0.92 lb·ft/cu in / 0.92 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.31

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 ratio188.5 kW/ton / 142.8 bhp/ton / 142.8 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.10 s / 6.10 s / 6.10 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 emissions244 g/km / 393 g/mi / 393 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front7½J x 17Wheels rear7½J x 17
Tyres front225/50 R 17Tyres rear225/50 R 17
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 Avant 4.2 FSI quattro

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