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Audi A8 4.2 Quattro Tiptronic

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Audi A8 4.2 Quattro Tiptronic

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 40-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in, 246.0 kW / 329.9 hp / 329.9 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 430.0 N·m / 317.2 lb·ft / 317.2 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, consumption 8.8 l/100km / 32.1 mpg-UK / 26.7 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2006
ModelA8 4.2 Quattro TiptronicIssued 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)4020 l / 141.96 cu ft / 141.96 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)500 l / 17.66 cu ft / 17.66 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length5060 mm / 199.2 in / 199.2 inTotal (curb) weight1855 kg / 4090 lb / 4090 lb
Width1900 mm / 74.8 in / 74.8 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2950 mm / 116.1 in / 116.1 inGross (max.) weight
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 ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.34 m2 / 25.2 sq ft / 25.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.70 m2 / 7.6 sq ft / 7.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.5 kW / 23.4 hp / 23.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves40
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore84.6 mm / 3.33 in / 3.33 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyElectronic fuel injection (EFI)Engine 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 DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power246.0 kW / 329.9 hp / 329.9 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque430.0 N·m / 317.2 lb·ft / 317.2 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)98.4 kW / 132.0 hp / 132.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output59.0 kW/l / 1.296 bhp/cu in / 1.296 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque103.1 N·m/l / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
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 ratio180.1 kW/ton / 136.5 bhp/ton / 136.5 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)8.8 l/100km / 32.1 mpg-UK / 26.7 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions194 g/km / 312 g/mi / 312 g/mi
  Range1023 km / 636 mi / 636 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering.
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle14.0 m / 45.9 ft / 45.9 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A8 4.2 Quattro Tiptronic

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