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Audi A3 3.2 Quattro Sportback Ambition

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Audi A3 3.2 Quattro Sportback Ambition

5-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3189 cm3 / 194.6 cu in / 194.6 cu in, 184.0 kW / 246.7 hp / 246.7 hp @ 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm, 320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2007
ModelA3 3.2 Quattro Sportback AmbitionIssued until
SerieA3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors5
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)302 l / 10.67 cu ft / 10.67 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4250 l / 150.09 cu ft / 150.09 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1052 l / 37.15 cu ft / 37.15 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4290 mm / 168.9 in / 168.9 inTotal (curb) weight1614 kg / 3558 lb / 3558 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity486 kg / 1071 lb / 1071 lb
Wheelbase2580 mm / 101.6 in / 101.6 inGross (max.) weight2100 kg / 4630 lb / 4630 lb
Track frontTowing weight1602 kg / 3532 lb / 3532 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.15 m2 / 23.2 sq ft / 23.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.65 m2 / 6.9 sq ft / 6.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.0 kW / 21.5 hp / 21.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.9 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.88
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3189 cm3 / 194.6 cu in / 194.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity531.46 cm3/cylinder / 32.432 cu in/cylinder / 32.432 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power184.0 kW / 246.7 hp / 246.7 hp at 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
AspirationMax. torque320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)73.6 kW / 98.7 hp / 98.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.7 kW/l / 1.268 bhp/cu in / 1.268 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.3 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 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) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio155.3 kW/ton / 117.7 bhp/ton / 117.7 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)10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions182 g/km / 293 g/mi / 293 g/mi
  Range566 km / 352 mi / 352 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/45-ZR17Tyres rear225/45-ZR17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A3 3.2 Quattro Sportback Ambition

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