Technical Data Audi RS 6

 

Programme for Germany Status: March 2002

 

Model

Audi RS 6

Engine / electrics

 

 

 

 

Type of engine

V8 spark-ignition engine, five-valve technology, biturbo, two light-alloy cylinder heads both with double overhead camshafts (DOHC), inlet camshaft adjustment, three inlet valves, two sodium-cooled exhaust valves

 

Valve gear / number of valves per cylinder

roller cam followers with hydraulic compensation / 5

 

Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression

4172 / 84.5 X 93.0 / 9.3: 1

 

Max. power output in kW (bhp) / at rpm

331 / 5700-6400 (acc. to 80/1269/EEC)

 

Max. torque in Nm / at rpm

560 / 1950-5500 (acc. to 80/1269/EEC)

 

Engine management

Fully electronic sequential multipoint injection with air-mass measurement, mapped ignition with solid-state high-voltage distribution, camshaft adjustment, cylinder-bank selective exhaust-gas temperature control, coordinated torque control

 

Exhaust emission control

Two air-gap-insulated tubular manifolds, two underbonnet primary catalytic converters, two underfloor main converters, cylinder-bank selective lambda control with two heated oxygen sensors

 

Alternator in A / battery in A/Ah

150 / 520 / 110

 

Drive / transmission

 

 

 

 

Type of drive

Permanent quattro four-wheel drive, automatic locking Torsen centre differential, Electronic Differential Lock EDL on all driven wheels using brake application principle

 

Clutch

Hydrodynamic torque converter with slip-controlled converter lock-up clutch

 

Gearbox type

5-speed tiptronic

 

Gear ratio in 1st gear / 2nd gear

3.571 / 2.200

 

Gear ratio in 3rd gear / 4th gear

1.505 / 1.000

 

Gear ratio in 5th gear / 6th gear

0.804

 

Reverse gear / final drive ratio

4.095 / 3.197

 

Running gear / steering / brakes

 

 

 

 

Front suspension

Independent four-link front suspension with virtual steering axis,
anti-roll bar: single-tube shock absorbers and coil springs, radius link with hydraulically damping mountings

 

Rear suspension

Double-wishbone rear suspension, anti-roll bar

 

Steering / steering ratio / turning circle in m (D102)

Maintenance-free rack-and-pinion steering with power assistance / 16.2 / 11.4

 

Brake system, front/rear

Dual-circuit brake system with diagonal split, Anti-lock Braking System ABS, ESP, brake servo, Electronic Brake-force Distribution EBD, ventilated brake discs at front and rear, front: eight-piston high-performance brakes

 

Wheels / tyres

8.5 J x 18 alloy wheels in 9-spoke design / 255/40 R18

 

Performance / consumption / acoustics

 

 

 

 

Maximum speed in km/h

250 (governed)

 

Acceleration 0-100 / 0-200 km/h in sec

4.9 / 17.6

Fuel grade

Unleaded Super Plus, 98 RON (95 RON with slight reduction in performance)

 

Fuel consumption: urban/extra urban/overall, l/100 km

21.8 / 10.4 / 14.6

 

CO2 mass emission, g/100 km

350

 

Standing / drive-past exterior noise level in dB (A)

89 / 74

 

Servicing / warranty (Germany)

 

 

 

 

Oil change every ... km / inspection every ... km

According to service indicator and additionally at 30,000 and 60,000 km

 

Vehicle / paint / rust penetration warranty

1 year with unlimited mileage / 3 years / 12 years

 

Insurance classification in Germany

39 (fully comprehensive) / 40 (part comprehensive) / 23 (third party)

 

Weights / loads

 

 

 

 

Unladen weight in kg / gross weight limit in kg

1840 / 2380

Axle load limit at front / rear in kg

1255 / 1160

Roof load limit in kg

100

 

Capacities

 

 

 

 

Cooling system capacity (incl. heating) in l

11

 

Engine oil capacity (incl. filter) in l

9

 

Fuel tank capacity in l

82

 

Body / dimensions

 

 

 

 

Body type

Fully galvanised, unitary steel body, crumple zones at front and rear

 

Number of doors / seats

4 doors with additional side protection / 5

Drag coefficient cD / frontal area A in m2

0.34 / 2.2

Length (L103) / width excl. mirrors (W103) / height (H100),mm

4582 / 1850 / 1387...1426

Wheelbase (L101) / track at front/rear (W101/W102), mm

2759 / 1578 / 1587

Height of loading lip in mm (H195)

560

Luggage capacity in l, acc. to VDA block method (V210)

424