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Audi A3 3.2 quattro

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Audi A3 3.2 quattro

3-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, 184.2 kW / 247.0 hp / 247.0 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, automatic 6-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2008
ModelA3 3.2 quattroIssued until
SerieA3Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length4238 mm / 166.9 in / 166.9 inTotal (curb) weight1510 kg / 3329 lb / 3329 lb
Width1765 mm / 69.5 in / 69.5 inDry weight
Height1421 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2578 mm / 101.5 in / 101.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1534 mm / 60.4 in / 60.4 inTowing weight
Track rear1507 mm / 59.3 in / 59.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity60 l / 13.2 UK gal / 15.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.33Frontal area (A)2.13 m2 / 22.9 sq ft / 22.9 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.70 m2 / 7.5 sq ft / 7.5 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.4 kW / 23.3 hp / 23.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerAudiValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.9 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.88
Fuel supplydirect petrol injectionEngine displacement3189 cm3 / 194.6 cu in / 194.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity531.50 cm3/cylinder / 32.434 cu in/cylinder / 32.434 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.3 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power184.2 kW / 247.0 hp / 247.0 hp at 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque320.0 N·m / 236.0 lb·ft / 236.0 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)104.9 kW / 140.7 hp / 140.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.8 kW/l / 1.269 bhp/cu in / 1.269 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.3 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.6

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 ratio163.6 kW/ton / 123.9 bhp/ton / 123.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.10 s / 6.10 s / 6.10 sFuel 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 emissions224 g/km / 360 g/mi / 360 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,4 Links, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7.5J x 17Wheels rear7.5J x 17
Tyres front225/45 R 17Tyres rear225/45 R 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A3 3.2 quattro

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