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Audi A8

(1994 model)

Brief specs of 1994 Audi A8

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 32-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in, 223.7 kW / 300.0 hp / 300.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft @ 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 249 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1994
ModelA8Issued until
SerieA8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5034 mm / 198.2 in / 198.2 inTotal (curb) weight1750 kg / 3858 lb / 3858 lb
Width1880 mm / 74.0 in / 74.0 inDry weight
Height1436 mm / 56.5 in / 56.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2880 mm / 113.4 in / 113.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1591 mm / 62.6 in / 62.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1580 mm / 62.2 in / 62.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance156 mm / 6.1 in / 6.1 inFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.29 m2 / 24.7 sq ft / 24.7 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 Total number of valves32
Engine ManufacturerAudiValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.5 mm / 3.33 in / 3.33 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyBo Motronic M5.4 fuel inj.Engine displacement4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity521.50 cm3/cylinder / 31.824 cu in/cylinder / 31.824 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power223.7 kW / 300.0 hp / 300.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque400.0 N·m / 295.0 lb·ft / 295.0 lb·ft at 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm / 2300 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)84.1 kW / 112.8 hp / 112.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output53.6 kW/l / 1.178 bhp/cu in / 1.178 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque95.9 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.50 s / 5.50 s / 5.50 sTop (maximal) speed249 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.40 s / 7.40 s / 7.40 sPower-to-weight ratio171.4 kW/ton / 129.9 bhp/ton / 129.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)17.70 s / 17.70 s / 17.70 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.7Turning circle10.5 m / 34.4 ft / 34.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trapezoidal link, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A8

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