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Audi RS6 Avant 4.2 Quattro

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Audi RS6 Avant 4.2 Quattro

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 40-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in, 331.0 kW / 443.9 hp / 443.9 hp @ 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm, 560.0 N·m / 413.0 lb·ft / 413.0 lb·ft @ 1950 rpm / 1950 rpm / 1950 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 14.8 l/100km / 19.1 mpg-UK / 15.9 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2008
ModelRS6 Avant 4.2 QuattroIssued until
SerieRS6Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typestation wagon (estate, combi)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)455 l / 16.07 cu ft / 16.07 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4250 l / 150.09 cu ft / 150.09 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1590 l / 56.15 cu ft / 56.15 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4840 mm / 190.6 in / 190.6 inTotal (curb) weight1955 kg / 4310 lb / 4310 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity465 kg / 1025 lb / 1025 lb
Wheelbase2770 mm / 109.1 in / 109.1 inGross (max.) weight2420 kg / 5335 lb / 5335 lb
Track frontTowing weight1400 kg / 3086 lb / 3086 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity82 l / 18.0 UK gal / 21.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.21 m2 / 23.8 sq ft / 23.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.5 kW / 22.1 hp / 22.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves40
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore84.5 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 supplyTurboEngine displacement4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity521.54 cm3/cylinder / 31.826 cu in/cylinder / 31.826 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power331.0 kW / 443.9 hp / 443.9 hp at 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm / 5700 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque560.0 N·m / 413.0 lb·ft / 413.0 lb·ft at 1950 rpm / 1950 rpm / 1950 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)132.4 kW / 177.6 hp / 177.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output79.3 kW/l / 1.744 bhp/cu in / 1.744 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque134.2 N·m/l / 1.17 lb·ft/cu in / 1.17 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio230.2 kW/ton / 174.4 bhp/ton / 174.4 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)14.8 l/100km / 19.1 mpg-UK / 15.9 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions346 g/km / 557 g/mi / 557 g/mi (est.)
  Range554 km / 344 mi / 344 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front255/40-ZR18Tyres rear255/40-ZR18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

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