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Audi A6

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Audi A6

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 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, 110.0 kW / 147.5 hp / 147.5 hp @ 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm, 210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft @ 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 217 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph top speed, consumption 13.2 l/100km / 21.4 mpg-UK / 17.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1998
ModelA6Issued until
SerieA6Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)550 l / 19.42 cu ft / 19.42 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4990 l / 176.22 cu ft / 176.22 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1100 l / 38.85 cu ft / 38.85 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4800 mm / 189.0 in / 189.0 inTotal (curb) weight1380 kg / 3042 lb / 3042 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity990 kg / 2183 lb / 2183 lb
Wheelbase2850 mm / 112.2 in / 112.2 inGross (max.) weight2370 kg / 5225 lb / 5225 lb
Track frontTowing weight2300 kg / 5071 lb / 5071 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.68  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.26 m2 / 24.3 sq ft / 24.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)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 ratio0.94
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine 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 ratio9.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power110.0 kW / 147.5 hp / 147.5 hp at 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm
AspirationMax. torque210.0 N·m / 154.9 lb·ft / 154.9 lb·ft at 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm / 1750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)55.6 kW / 74.6 hp / 74.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output61.8 kW/l / 1.357 bhp/cu in / 1.357 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque117.9 N·m/l / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in / 1.03 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed217 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)8.70 s / 8.70 s / 8.70 sPower-to-weight ratio108.8 kW/ton / 82.4 bhp/ton / 82.4 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)13.2 l/100km / 21.4 mpg-UK / 17.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions309 g/km / 497 g/mi / 497 g/mi (est.)
  Range530 km / 330 mi / 330 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65-R15Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear245 mm / 9.6 in / 9.6 in
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

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