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Audi S8

(1999 model)

Brief specs of 1999 Audi S8

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 8-cylinder V engine, 4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in, 250.0 kW / 335.3 hp / 335.3 hp @ 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm, 331.0 N·m / 244.1 lb·ft / 244.1 lb·ft @ 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive, 250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph top speed, consumption 13.7 l/100km / 20.6 mpg-UK / 17.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AudiIssued from1999
ModelS8Issued until
SerieS8Number 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)4250 l / 150.09 cu ft / 150.09 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5040 mm / 198.4 in / 198.4 inTotal (curb) weight1730 kg / 3814 lb / 3814 lb
Width1890 mm / 74.4 in / 74.4 inDry weight
Height1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2890 mm / 113.8 in / 113.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.28 m2 / 24.6 sq ft / 24.6 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 (V8)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore84.5 mm / 3.33 in / 3.33 in
FuelStroke93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyEngine displacement4172 cm3 / 254.6 cu in / 254.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity521.54 cm3/cylinder / 31.826 cu in/cylinder / 31.826 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power250.0 kW / 335.3 hp / 335.3 hp at 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque331.0 N·m / 244.1 lb·ft / 244.1 lb·ft at 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm / 3400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)43.0 kW / 57.6 hp / 57.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output59.9 kW/l / 1.317 bhp/cu in / 1.317 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque79.3 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefour wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)4.00 s / 4.00 s / 4.00 sTop (maximal) speed250 km/h / 155 mph / 155 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio196.5 kW/ton / 148.9 bhp/ton / 148.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)20.8 l/100km / 13.6 mpg-UK / 11.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.7 l/100km / 29.1 mpg-UK / 24.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)13.7 l/100km / 20.6 mpg-UK / 17.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions329 g/km / 529 g/mi / 529 g/mi
  Range657 km / 408 mi / 408 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Audi S8

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