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Audi A8 4.2

(1994 model)

Brief specs of 1994 Audi A8 4.2

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve straight (inline) engine, 4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in, 221.0 kW / 296.4 hp / 296.4 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, four wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1994
ModelA8 4.2Issued 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)5410 l / 191.05 cu ft / 191.05 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5040 mm / 198.4 in / 198.4 inTotal (curb) weight1750 kg / 3858 lb / 3858 lb
Width1890 mm / 74.4 in / 74.4 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2890 mm / 113.8 in / 113.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance160 mm / 6.3 in / 6.3 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

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 valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.6 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 displacement4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity522.77 cm3/cylinder / 31.901 cu in/cylinder / 31.901 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power221.0 kW / 296.4 hp / 296.4 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 3300 rpm / 3300 rpm / 3300 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 / 1.164 bhp/cu in / 1.164 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 gears4
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio171.4 kW/ton / 129.9 bhp/ton / 129.9 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A8 4.2

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