Technical Data Audi A8L 6.0 quattro

 

Programme for Germany Status: November 2003

 

Model

Audi A8L 6.0 quattro

 

Engine / electrics

 

 

 

 

Engine type

Aluminium W12 spark-ignition engine, DOHC

 

Valve gear / number of valves per cylinder

Continuous camshaft adjustment for inlet and exhaust valves,
roller cam follower with hydraulic adjustment / 4

 

Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression

5998 / 84.0 x 90.2 / 10.75

 

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

331 (450) / 6200 (acc. to 1999/99/EC)

 

Max. torque in Nm / at rpm

580 / 4000-4700 (acc. to 1999/99/EC)

 

Engine management

Motronic ME 7.1.1: fully electronic sequential injection, coordinated torque control, hot-film air-mass measurement, drive-by-wire throttle control, mapped ignition with solid-state high-voltage distribution, cylinder-selective knock control using four sensors, adaptive lambda control, two control units

 

Exhaust emission control

Air-gap-insulated exhaust manifold, four close-coupled 3-way catalytic converters

8 heated oxygen sensors

 

Emission category

EU 4

 

Alternator in A / battery in A/Ah

190 / 520/110

 

Drive / transmission

 

 

 

 

Type of drive

Permanent all-wheel drive with Torsen centre differential and Electronic Stabilisation Program ESP

 

Clutch

Hydraulic torque converter with lock-up clutch

 

Gearbox type

6-speed tiptronic with DSP and additional sport program

 

Gear ratio in 1st gear / 2nd gear

4.171 / 2.340

 

Gear ratio in 3rd gear / 4th gear

1.521 / 1.143

 

Gear ratio in 5th gear / 6th gear

0.867 / 0.691

 

Reverse gear / final drive ratio (autom.: constant ratio)

3.403 / 3.317

 

Running gear / steering / brakes

 

 

 

 

Front suspension

Four-link front suspension, double upper and lower wishbones, anti-roll bar, air suspension

 

Rear suspension

Self-tracking trapezoidal-link axle with wishbone, anti-roll bar, air suspension

 

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

Maintenance-free rack-and-pinion steering with speed-dependent power assistance and variable ratio / approx. 12.7

 

Brake system, front/rear

Diagonally split dual-circuit brake system with ESP, brake servo, hydraulic brake assist, ventilated disc brakes at front and rear;
front: dual-piston callipers; rear: electromechanical parking brake

 

Wheels/tyres

Cast aluminium wheels, 12-spoke design; 8.5Jx18 / 255/45 R18 99 Y

 

Performance / consumption / acoustics

 

 

 

 

Maximum speed in km/h

250 (governed)

 

Acceleration 0-80 / 0-100 km/h in sec

3.8 / 5.2

 

Fuel grade

Super Plus or Euro-Super unleaded, 98/95 RON

 

Fuel consumption: urban/extra urban/overall, l/100 km 1)

20.5 / 9.9 / 13.8

 

CO2 mass emission, g/km 1)

331

 

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

76/73

 

Servicing / warranty (Germany)

 

 

 

 

Long-life service after a maximum of ... km

15,000 - 30,000 km according to service indicator (max. 2 years)

 

Vehicle / paint / rust penetration warranty

2 years with unlimited mileage / 3 years / 12 years

 

Insurance classification in Germany

31 (fully comprehensive) / 31 (part-comprehensive) / 23 (third party)

 

Weights / loads

 

 

 

 

Unladen weight in kg / gross weight limit in kg

1995 / 2545

 

Axle load limit at front / rear in kg

1410 / 1300

 

Trailer load limit, unbraked in kg

750

 

Trailer load limit on 8% / 12% gradient, braked in kg

2300 / 2300

 

Roof load limit in kg / permissible nose weight in kg

100 / 95

 

Capacities

 

 

 

 

Cooling system capacity (incl. heating) in l

18.9

 

Engine oil capacity (incl. filter) in l

13.3

 

Fuel tank capacity in l

90

 

Body / dimensions

 

 

 

 

Body type / number of doors / seats

Aluminium: Audi Space Frame ASF / 4 / 5

 

Drag coefficient cD / frontal area A in m2

0.28 / 2.31

 

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

5192 / 1894 / 1455

 

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

3074 / 1619 / 1605

 

Height of loading lip in mm (H195)

715

 

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

500

 

1) acc. to1999/100/EC