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Audi A3 3.2 Quattro Sportback Ambition Automatic

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Audi A3 3.2 Quattro Sportback Ambition Automatic

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3189 cm3 / 194.6 cu in / 194.6 cu in, 184.0 kW / 246.7 hp / 246.7 hp @ 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm, 321.0 N·m / 236.8 lb·ft / 236.8 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2006
ModelA3 3.2 Quattro Sportback Ambition AutomaticIssued until
SerieA3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)302 l / 10.67 cu ft / 10.67 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4250 l / 150.09 cu ft / 150.09 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1052 l / 37.15 cu ft / 37.15 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4290 mm / 168.9 in / 168.9 inTotal (curb) weight1610 kg / 3549 lb / 3549 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity485 kg / 1069 lb / 1069 lb
Wheelbase2580 mm / 101.6 in / 101.6 inGross (max.) weight2095 kg / 4619 lb / 4619 lb
Track frontTowing weight1600 kg / 3527 lb / 3527 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.15 m2 / 23.2 sq ft / 23.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 6.9 sq ft / 6.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.0 kW / 21.5 hp / 21.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.9 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.88
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3189 cm3 / 194.6 cu in / 194.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity531.46 cm3/cylinder / 32.432 cu in/cylinder / 32.432 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power184.0 kW / 246.7 hp / 246.7 hp at 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
AspirationMax. torque321.0 N·m / 236.8 lb·ft / 236.8 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)73.6 kW / 98.7 hp / 98.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.7 kW/l / 1.268 bhp/cu in / 1.268 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.7 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

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 ratio155.3 kW/ton / 117.7 bhp/ton / 117.7 bhp/ton
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)10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions182 g/km / 293 g/mi / 293 g/mi
  Range566 km / 352 mi / 352 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A3 3.2 Quattro Sportback Ambition Automatic

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