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Audi A8 2.8 FSi

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Audi A8 2.8 FSi

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2772 cm3 / 169.2 cu in / 169.2 cu in, 154.0 kW / 206.5 hp / 206.5 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, front wheel drive, 238 km/h / 148 mph / 148 mph top speed, consumption 8.3 l/100km / 34.0 mpg-UK / 28.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2008
ModelA8 2.8 FSiIssued until
SerieA8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)500 l / 17.66 cu ft / 17.66 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2520 l / 88.99 cu ft / 88.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)500 l / 17.66 cu ft / 17.66 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length5070 mm / 199.6 in / 199.6 inTotal (curb) weight1690 kg / 3726 lb / 3726 lb
Width1900 mm / 74.8 in / 74.8 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity530 kg / 1168 lb / 1168 lb
Wheelbase2950 mm / 116.1 in / 116.1 inGross (max.) weight2220 kg / 4894 lb / 4894 lb
Track frontTowing weight1900 kg / 4189 lb / 4189 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.34 m2 / 25.2 sq ft / 25.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.5 mm / 3.33 in / 3.33 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke82.4 mm / 3.24 in / 3.24 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio1.03
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2772 cm3 / 169.2 cu in / 169.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity462.09 cm3/cylinder / 28.198 cu in/cylinder / 28.198 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio12.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power154.0 kW / 206.5 hp / 206.5 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)61.6 kW / 82.6 hp / 82.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output55.6 kW/l / 1.221 bhp/cu in / 1.221 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque101.0 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed238 km/h / 148 mph / 148 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio124.3 kW/ton / 94.2 bhp/ton / 94.2 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)8.3 l/100km / 34.0 mpg-UK / 28.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions194 g/km / 312 g/mi / 312 g/mi (est.)
  Range1084 km / 674 mi / 674 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle14.0 m / 45.9 ft / 45.9 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front230/55-R17Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A8 2.8 FSi

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