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Audi S6 Avant Plus

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Audi S6 Avant Plus

5-door 5-seater station wagon (estate, combi), 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, 4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in, 239.0 kW / 320.5 hp / 320.5 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 14.9 l/100km / 19.0 mpg-UK / 15.8 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1996
ModelS6 Avant PlusIssued until
SerieS6Number 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)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4800 mm / 189.0 in / 189.0 inTotal (curb) weight1745 kg / 3847 lb / 3847 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2700 mm / 106.3 in / 106.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.23 m2 / 24.0 sq ft / 24.0 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 TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.5 mm / 3.33 in / 3.33 in
FuelStroke93.0 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 capacity521.54 cm3/cylinder / 31.826 cu in/cylinder / 31.826 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio11.6 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power239.0 kW / 320.5 hp / 320.5 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)39.4 kW / 52.8 hp / 52.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.3 kW/l / 1.259 bhp/cu in / 1.259 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque95.9 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 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)4.40 s / 4.40 s / 4.40 sTop (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio186.5 kW/ton / 141.3 bhp/ton / 141.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)21.6 l/100km / 13.1 mpg-UK / 10.9 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)11.1 l/100km / 25.4 mpg-UK / 21.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)14.9 l/100km / 19.0 mpg-UK / 15.8 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions357 g/km / 574 g/mi / 574 g/mi
  Range537 km / 334 mi / 334 mi

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 front255/40Zr17Tyres rear255/40-ZR17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi S6 Avant Plus

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