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Audi A6 4.2 Quattro Tiptronic

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Audi A6 4.2 Quattro Tiptronic

4-door 5-seater, petrol (gasoline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 4163 cm3 / 254.0 cu in / 254.0 cu in, 246.0 kW / 329.9 hp / 329.9 hp @ 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm, 421.0 N·m / 310.5 lb·ft / 310.5 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 11.6 l/100km / 24.4 mpg-UK / 20.3 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from2008
ModelA6 4.2 Quattro TiptronicIssued until
SerieA6Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAudi AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)546 l / 19.28 cu ft / 19.28 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2520 l / 88.99 cu ft / 88.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)1100 l / 38.85 cu ft / 38.85 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4920 mm / 193.7 in / 193.7 inTotal (curb) weight1745 kg / 3847 lb / 3847 lb
Width1860 mm / 73.2 in / 73.2 inDry weight
Height1470 mm / 57.9 in / 57.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2850 mm / 112.2 in / 112.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight2100 kg / 4630 lb / 4630 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.32 m2 / 25.0 sq ft / 25.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.70 m2 / 7.5 sq ft / 7.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)17.3 kW / 23.2 hp / 23.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine Type Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore84.5 mm / 3.33 in / 3.33 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke92.8 mm / 3.65 in / 3.65 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4163 cm3 / 254.0 cu in / 254.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity520.42 cm3/cylinder / 31.758 cu in/cylinder / 31.758 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpwetMax. output power246.0 kW / 329.9 hp / 329.9 hp at 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm / 6600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque421.0 N·m / 310.5 lb·ft / 310.5 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)98.4 kW / 132.0 hp / 132.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output59.1 kW/l / 1.299 bhp/cu in / 1.299 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque101.1 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber 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 ratio192.0 kW/ton / 145.5 bhp/ton / 145.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)19.0 l/100km / 14.9 mpg-UK / 12.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.5 l/100km / 29.7 mpg-UK / 24.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)11.6 l/100km / 24.4 mpg-UK / 20.3 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions182 g/km / 293 g/mi / 293 g/mi
  Range690 km / 429 mi / 429 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontWishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system), EBD (electronic brake-force distribution), ASC (automatic stabilisation control)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi A6 4.2 Quattro Tiptronic

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