Car quick pick



My car fleet

No cars selected
Audi logo

Audi S3

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Audi S3

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1984 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in, 194.6 kW / 261.0 hp / 261.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 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
ModelS3Issued until
SerieS3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4230 mm / 166.5 in / 166.5 inTotal (curb) weight1455 kg / 3208 lb / 3208 lb
Width1765 mm / 69.5 in / 69.5 inDry weight
Height1399 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2578 mm / 101.5 in / 101.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1522 mm / 59.9 in / 59.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1506 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.33Frontal area (A)2.13 m2 / 22.9 sq ft / 22.9 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 cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerAudiValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.8 mm / 3.65 in / 3.65 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.89
Fuel supplydirect petrol injectionEngine displacement1984 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity496.00 cm3/cylinder / 30.268 cu in/cylinder / 30.268 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.8 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power194.6 kW / 261.0 hp / 261.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)108.2 kW / 145.2 hp / 145.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output98.1 kW/l / 2.155 bhp/cu in / 2.155 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque176.4 N·m/l / 1.54 lb·ft/cu in / 1.54 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.87
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.44

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 ratio179.4 kW/ton / 135.9 bhp/ton / 135.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.70 s / 5.70 s / 5.70 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 emissions199 g/km / 320 g/mi / 320 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,4 Links, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.5J x 18 ET56Wheels rear7.5J x 18 ET56
Tyres front225/40 R 18 92YTyres rear225/40 R 18 92Y
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi S3

Infobox

Reduce your risk, reduce your cost

Every application for car insurance is different. Each insurer’s price depend on two things, first the underwriters assessment of your particular risk focus and then the pricing model which dictates what type of customers the insurer wants to attract.

Therefore by reducing an insurer’s perception of your risk you can reduce the price you’ll pay. There are of course many factors you either can’t change or can’t change easily … age, gender, where you live and driving history. Yet there are things you can have control over:

Park and drive carefully

(...)

Read more...

 
TOPlist