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Audi R8 4.2 FSi Quattro Automatic

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Audi R8 4.2 FSi Quattro Automatic

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, 309.0 kW / 414.4 hp / 414.4 hp @ 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm, 430.0 N·m / 317.2 lb·ft / 317.2 lb·ft @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 301 km/h / 187 mph / 187 mph top speed, consumption 13.6 l/100km / 20.8 mpg-UK / 17.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2007
ModelR8 4.2 FSi Quattro AutomaticIssued until
SerieR8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE


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)4020 l / 141.96 cu ft / 141.96 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)100 l / 3.53 cu ft / 3.53 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4590 mm / 180.7 in / 180.7 inTotal (curb) weight1565 kg / 3450 lb / 3450 lb
Width1910 mm / 75.2 in / 75.2 inDry weight
Height1260 mm / 49.6 in / 49.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2660 mm / 104.7 in / 104.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity75 l / 16.5 UK gal / 19.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  


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


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.5 mm / 3.33 in / 3.33 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.8 mm / 3.65 in / 3.65 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4163 cm3 / 254.0 cu in / 254.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity520.42 cm3/cylinder / 31.758 cu in/cylinder / 31.758 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio12.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power309.0 kW / 414.4 hp / 414.4 hp at 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm / 7800 rpm
AspirationMax. torque430.0 N·m / 317.2 lb·ft / 317.2 lb·ft at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)123.6 kW / 165.8 hp / 165.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output74.2 kW/l / 1.631 bhp/cu in / 1.631 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque103.3 N·m/l / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in / 0.90 lb·ft/cu in


Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed301 km/h / 187 mph / 187 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio268.4 kW/ton / 203.4 bhp/ton / 203.4 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)13.6 l/100km / 20.8 mpg-UK / 17.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions318 g/km / 512 g/mi / 512 g/mi (est.)
  Range551 km / 343 mi / 343 mi


Engine locationmiddleEngine alignment
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/40-R18Tyres rear235/40-R18
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi R8 4.2 FSi Quattro Automatic


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