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Audi A6 4.2

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Audi A6 4.2

5-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 40-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4170 cm3 / 254.5 cu in / 254.5 cu in, 221.0 kW / 296.4 hp / 296.4 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2001
ModelA6 4.2Issued until
SerieA6Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)455 l / 16.07 cu ft / 16.07 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4990 l / 176.22 cu ft / 176.22 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1590 l / 56.15 cu ft / 56.15 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4800 mm / 189.0 in / 189.0 inTotal (curb) weight1795 kg / 3957 lb / 3957 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity10 kg / 22 lb / 22 lb (est.)
Wheelbase2770 mm / 109.1 in / 109.1 inGross (max.) weight1785 kg / 3935 lb / 3935 lb
Track frontTowing weight1400 kg / 3086 lb / 3086 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity66 l / 14.5 UK gal / 17.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

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 cylinders8
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 8 cylinder)Total number of valves40
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore84.5 mm / 3.33 in / 3.33 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4170 cm3 / 254.5 cu in / 254.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity521.54 cm3/cylinder / 31.826 cu in/cylinder / 31.826 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power221.0 kW / 296.4 hp / 296.4 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)88.4 kW / 118.5 hp / 118.5 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output53.0 kW/l / 1.165 bhp/cu in / 1.165 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque95.9 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
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 ratio167.1 kW/ton / 126.6 bhp/ton / 126.6 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)13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions182 g/km / 293 g/mi / 293 g/mi
  Range504 km / 313 mi / 313 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55-R16Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A6 4.2

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