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Audi R8 4.2

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Audi R8 4.2

2-door 2-seater coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4163 cm3 / 254.0 cu in / 254.0 cu in, 313.0 kW / 419.7 hp / 419.7 hp @ 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm, 429.9 N·m / 317.0 lb·ft / 317.0 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 295 km/h / 183 mph / 183 mph top speed, consumption 14.6 l/100km / 19.3 mpg-UK / 16.1 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2008
ModelR8 4.2Issued until
SerieR8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)100 l / 3.53 cu ft / 3.53 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2520 l / 88.99 cu ft / 88.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1100 l / 38.85 cu ft / 38.85 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4440 mm / 174.8 in / 174.8 inTotal (curb) weight1175 kg / 2590 lb / 2590 lb
Width1910 mm / 75.2 in / 75.2 inDry weight
Height1260 mm / 49.6 in / 49.6 inLoad capacity335 kg / 739 lb / 739 lb
Wheelbase2660 mm / 104.7 in / 104.7 inGross (max.) weight1510 kg / 3329 lb / 3329 lb
Track frontTowing weight1400 kg / 3086 lb / 3086 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity75 l / 16.5 UK gal / 19.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.67  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.05 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.61 m2 / 6.6 sq ft / 6.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.3 kW / 20.5 hp / 20.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4163 cm3 / 254.0 cu in / 254.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio12.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power313.0 kW / 419.7 hp / 419.7 hp at 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm
AspirationMax. torque429.9 N·m / 317.0 lb·ft / 317.0 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)106.0 kW / 142.2 hp / 142.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output75.2 kW/l / 1.652 bhp/cu in / 1.652 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque103.3 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) speed295 km/h / 183 mph / 183 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.40 s / 4.40 s / 4.40 sPower-to-weight ratio362.6 kW/ton / 274.7 bhp/ton / 274.7 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)14.6 l/100km / 19.3 mpg-UK / 16.1 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions182 g/km / 293 g/mi / 293 g/mi
  Range514 km / 319 mi / 319 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65-R15Tyres rear195/65-R15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi R8 4.2

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