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Audi A8 L 3.0 TDI quattro

(2007 model)

Brief specs of 2007 Audi A8 L 3.0 TDI quattro

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2967 cm3 / 181.1 cu in / 181.1 cu in, 171.5 kW / 230.0 hp / 230.0 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 450.0 N·m / 331.9 lb·ft / 331.9 lb·ft @ 1400 rpm / 1400 rpm / 1400 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 243 km/h / 151 mph / 151 mph top speed, consumption 8.5 l/100km / 33.2 mpg-UK / 27.7 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2007
ModelA8 L 3.0 TDI quattroIssued 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

Length5192 mm / 204.4 in / 204.4 inTotal (curb) weight1880 kg / 4145 lb / 4145 lb
Width1615 mm / 63.6 in / 63.6 inDry weight
Height1455 mm / 57.3 in / 57.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3074 mm / 121.0 in / 121.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1629 mm / 64.1 in / 64.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1615 mm / 63.6 in / 63.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.27Frontal area (A)2.31 m2 / 24.9 sq ft / 24.9 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.62 m2 / 6.7 sq ft / 6.7 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.4 kW / 20.7 hp / 20.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerAudiValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
FueldieselStroke91.4 mm / 3.60 in / 3.60 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplycommon rail direct diesel injectionEngine displacement2967 cm3 / 181.1 cu in / 181.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity494.50 cm3/cylinder / 30.176 cu in/cylinder / 30.176 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio17.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power171.5 kW / 230.0 hp / 230.0 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque450.0 N·m / 331.9 lb·ft / 331.9 lb·ft at 1400 rpm / 1400 rpm / 1400 rpm
Compressor typevariable turbine geometry turbochargerMaximum rpm
IntercooleryesMax. net output (power at the wheels)99.6 kW / 133.5 hp / 133.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.8 kW/l / 1.270 bhp/cu in / 1.270 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque151.7 N·m/l / 1.33 lb·ft/cu in / 1.33 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.69
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.31

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.60 s / 5.60 s / 5.60 sTop (maximal) speed243 km/h / 151 mph / 151 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio122.3 kW/ton / 92.7 bhp/ton / 92.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.90 s / 7.90 s / 7.90 sFuel consumption, City (urban)12.1 l/100km / 23.3 mpg-UK / 19.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)6.5 l/100km / 43.5 mpg-UK / 36.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)8.5 l/100km / 33.2 mpg-UK / 27.7 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions227 g/km / 365 g/mi / 365 g/mi
  Range1059 km / 658 mi / 658 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Upper & lower wishbones, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trapezoidal link, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8J x 17Wheels rear8J x 17
Tyres front235/55 R 17 99YTyres rear235/55 R 17 99Y
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A8 L 3.0 TDI quattro

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