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Audi A8 3.7

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Audi A8 3.7

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 40-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3695 cm3 / 225.5 cu in / 225.5 cu in, 191.0 kW / 256.1 hp / 256.1 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft @ 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 13.0 l/100km / 21.7 mpg-UK / 18.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2001
ModelA8 3.7Issued until
SerieA8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)500 l / 17.66 cu ft / 17.66 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)5410 l / 191.05 cu ft / 191.05 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1100 l / 38.85 cu ft / 38.85 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length5040 mm / 198.4 in / 198.4 inTotal (curb) weight1830 kg / 4034 lb / 4034 lb
Width1890 mm / 74.4 in / 74.4 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity525 kg / 1157 lb / 1157 lb
Wheelbase2410 mm / 94.9 in / 94.9 inGross (max.) weight2355 kg / 5192 lb / 5192 lb
Track frontTowing weight2300 kg / 5071 lb / 5071 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio2.09  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.31 m2 / 24.9 sq ft / 24.9 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)Stroke82.4 mm / 3.24 in / 3.24 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.03
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3695 cm3 / 225.5 cu in / 225.5 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 ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power191.0 kW / 256.1 hp / 256.1 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque350.0 N·m / 258.1 lb·ft / 258.1 lb·ft at 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm / 3250 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)30.0 kW / 40.3 hp / 40.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output51.7 kW/l / 1.136 bhp/cu in / 1.136 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque94.7 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.00 s / 6.00 s / 6.00 sTop (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio142.1 kW/ton / 107.7 bhp/ton / 107.7 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)13.0 l/100km / 21.7 mpg-UK / 18.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions312 g/km / 502 g/mi / 502 g/mi
  Range692 km / 430 mi / 430 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front215/55-R16Tyres rear215/55-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A8 3.7

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