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Audi S3 1.8T

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Audi S3 1.8T

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 154.0 kW / 206.5 hp / 206.5 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft @ 2100 rpm / 2100 rpm / 2100 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1998
ModelS3 1.8TIssued until2002
SerieS3Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation8L
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformA4Number of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4159 mm / 163.7 in / 163.7 inTotal (curb) weight1420 kg / 3131 lb / 3131 lb
Width1763 mm / 69.4 in / 69.4 inDry weight
Height1415 mm / 55.7 in / 55.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2518 mm / 99.1 in / 99.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1527 mm / 60.1 in / 60.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1503 mm / 59.2 in / 59.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6517077045274  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.12 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeAPY, AMKTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9375
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity445.22 cm3/cylinder / 27.169 cu in/cylinder / 27.169 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power154.0 kW / 206.5 hp / 206.5 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft at 2100 rpm / 2100 rpm / 2100 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)61.6 kW / 82.6 hp / 82.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output86.5 kW/l / 1.900 bhp/cu in / 1.900 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque151.6 N·m/l / 1.33 lb·ft/cu in / 1.33 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/45 R17Tyres rear225/45 R17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi S3 1.8T

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