Audi A8 comes in three variants - A8 4.2 quattro, A8 L 4.2 quattro, and A8 L W12 quattro.

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Audi A8

Audi A8 comes in three variants - A8 4.2 quattro, A8 L 4.2 quattro, and A8 L W12 quattro. Audi A8 has 4-wheel drive and is equipped with 4-litre V8 engine. A8 4.2 quattro and A8 L 4.2 quattro generate an output of 335 hp @ 6500 rpm and a torque of 317 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm. A8 L W12 quattro generate an output of 450 hp @ 6200 rpm and a torque of 428 lb-ft @ 4000 - 4700 rpm.

Audi A8 comes with state-of-the art safety features. These include: anti-lock brake system with vacuum power assist, electronic brake-pressure Distribution (EBD) and hydraulic brake assist, head protection airbag supplemental restraints for front and rear occupants, driver and front passenger dual-stage and dual-threshold airbag supplemental restraints, driver and front passenger knee protection airbags, front 3-point safety belts with automatic pre-tensioning, height adjustable upper mounts and force limiters, and 3 rear 3-point safety belts with automatic pre-tensioning.

Technical Specifications

A6 3.2 Specifications
Model Configuration
255 hp with 6-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission and quattro® all-wheel drive
255 hp with Audi multitronic™ Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) and FrontTrak® front-wheel drive
Engine
DOHC aluminum 90-degree 3.2 V6 with FSI® Direct Injection, variable intake valve timing and intake manifold
Displacement: 191 cu. in.
Bore: 3.33 in.
Stroke: 3.65 in.
Compression ratio: 12.5:1
Horsepower: 255 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque: 243 lb-ft @ 3250 rpm
Performance
0-60 mph in seconds: 7.1
Top track speed: 130 mph*
EPA fuel economy estimates (city/highway)*:
Tiptronic: 19/26
multitronic: n/a
Chassis/Technical
Fully galvanized steel unibody with multi-step anti-corrosion protection
Front suspension: 4-link with upper and lower control arms, stabilizer bar and separate coil springs/shock absorbers (gas-charged)
Rear suspension: Fully independent trapezoidal-link with stabilizer bar and separate coil springs/shock absorbers (gas-charged)
Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP® 8.0)
Servotronic® vehicle speed-sensitive power steering; turning circle: 39 ft.
Curb weight (lbs.):
Auto Tiptronic quattro 4012
multitronic FrontTrak 3836
Capacities:
Engine oil (qts.): 6.9
Fuel tank (gallons): 21.1
A6 4.2 Specifications
Model Configuration
335 hp with 6-speed Tiptronic transmission and quattro all-wheel drive
Engine
DOHC aluminum 90-degree 4.2 V8 with 5 valves per cylinder, variable intake valve timing and intake manifold
Displacement: 254.04 cu. in.
Bore: 3.33 in.
Stroke: 3.65 in.
Compression ratio: 11.0:1
Horsepower: 335 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque: 310 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
Performance
0-60 mph in seconds: 6.0
Top track speed: 130 mph*
EPA fuel economy estimates (city/highway)*: 17/23 mpg
Chassis/Technical
Fully galvanized steel unibody with multi-step anti-corrosion protection
Front suspension: 4-link with upper and lower control arms, stabilizer bar and separate coil springs/shock absorbers (gas-charged)
Rear suspension: Fully independent trapezoidal-link with stabilizer bar and separate coil springs/shock absorbers (gas-charged)
Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP® 8.0)
Servotronic® vehicle speed-sensitive power steering; turning circle: 39 ft.
Curb weight (lbs): 4145
Capacities: Engine oil (qts.): 9.3
Fuel tank (gallons): 21.1

 

Features
A8 4.2 quattro Specifications
Model Configuration
335 hp with 6-speed Tiptronic® transmission and quattro® all-wheel drive
Engine
DOHC aluminum 90-degree 4.2 V8 with 5 valves per cylinder, variable intake valve timing and intake manifold
Displacement: 4.2 liters
Bore: 3.33 in.
Stroke: 3.65 in.
Compression ratio: 11.0:1
Horsepower: 335 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque: 317 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
Performance
0-60 mph in seconds: 6.3 Top track speed: 130 mph*
EPA fuel economy estimates (city/highway)*: 18/24 mpg
Chassis/Technical
Audi Space Frame (ASF®) aluminum alloy frame and body shell construction
Front/rear suspension—adaptive air suspension, air spring strut at each wheel, with continuous damping, driver-controlled suspension setting, and automatic load-leveling
Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP® 8.0)
Servotronic® vehicle speed-sensitive power steering
Curb weight (lbs.): A8: 4288
A8 L: 4399
Capacities: Engine oil (qts.): 8
Fuel tank (gallons): 23.8
A8 L 4.2 quattro Specifications
Model Configuration
335 hp with 6-speed Tiptronic® transmission and quattro® all-wheel drive
Engine
DOHC aluminum 90-degree 4.2 V8 with 5 valves per cylinder, variable intake valve timing and intake manifold Displacement: 4.2 liters
Bore: 3.33 in.
Stroke: 3.65 in.
Compression ratio: 11.0:1
Horsepower: 335 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque: 317 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
Performance
0-60 mph in seconds: 6.3
Top track speed: 130 mph*
EPA fuel economy estimates (city/highway)*: 18/24 mpg
Chassis/Technical
Audi Space Frame (ASF®) aluminum alloy frame and body shell construction Front/rear suspension—adaptive air suspension, air spring strut at each wheel, with continuous damping, driver-controlled suspension setting, and automatic load-leveling
Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP® 8.0)
Servotronic® vehicle speed-sensitive power steering
Curb weight (lbs):

A8: 4288
A8 L: 4399
Capacities: Engine oil (qts.): 8
Fuel tank (gallons): 23.8
A8 L W12 quattro Specifications
Model Configuration
450 hp with 6-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission and quattro all-wheel drive
Engine
DOHC aluminum alloy 15-degree V-angle and 72-degree bank angle W12 with 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake valve timing and intake manifold Displacement: 6.0 liters
Bore: 3.31 in.
Stroke: 3.55 in.
Compression ratio: 11:1
Horsepower: 450 hp @ 6200 rpm
Torque: 428 lb-ft @ 4000 - 4700 rpm
Performance
0-60 mph in seconds: 5.0
Top track speed: 130 mph*
EPA fuel economy estimates (city/highway)*: 15/21 mpg
Chassis/Technical
Audi Space Frame (ASF) aluminum alloy frame and body shell construction
Front/rear suspension—adaptive air suspension, air spring strut at each wheel, with continuous damping, driver-controlled suspension setting, and automatic load-leveling
Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP® 8.0)
Servotronic vehicle speed-sensitive power steering; turning circle: 39 ft.
Curb weight (lbs): 4729
Capacities: Engine oil (qts.): 13.2
Fuel tank (gallons): 23.8

 

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