1990 Audi V8 quattro, Photo courtesy of Audi of America

1990 Audi V8 quattro

Colors and Available Options
Available Options:
  • Comfort seats
  • Clearcoat metallic paint
  • Pearl white metallic paint
  • Available Exterior Colors: n/a

    Technical Specs
    Model: V8 quattro
    Engine/Engine Design
    Type: 3.6 liter, 32-valve, 90 (degree), V8 with double overhead camshaft
    Bore: 3.19 in. (81.0 mm)
    Stroke: 3.40 in. (86.4 mm)
    Displacement: 217 cu. in (3.6 liters)
    Compression Ratio: 10.6:1
    Horsepower (SAE Net): 240 @ 5800 RPM
    Torque: 254 ft. lbs. @ 4000 RPM
    Cylinder block: Cast aluminum
    Crankshaft: Forged Steel, 5 main bearings
    Cylinder head: n/a
    Valve Train: Double overhead cam, belt/chain driven, hydraulic lifters
    Firing Order: n/a
    Cooling System: Water-cooled, thermostatically controlled electric fan
    Fuel injection/ignition system: Bosch Motronic sequential fuel injection/ignition system, hot-wire air mass sensor, permanent fault memory, dual knock sensors and five main bearings
    Type: Quattro all-wheel drive
    Transmission: Four speed electronically controlled automatic shifting, lock-up torque converter with three programmable shift modes, and automatic shift lock
    Gear Ratios:
    Final Drive
    Type: variable power assist, hydraulic servo
    Ratio: n/a
    Turns (lock-to-lock): 3.5
    Turning circle (curb-to-curb): n/a
    Front: Coil spring/chock absorber (gas charged) struts, lower control arms, stabilizer bar
    Rear: Independent suspension: Trapezoidal lower control arms, coil spring/shock absorber (gas charged) struts
    Service brake: Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), hydraulic power assist, dual braking circuits split front to rear, load and lateral acceleration sensitive brake pressure proportioning
    Front, size and type: Friction ring with internally fixed caliper, ventilated, 310 mm disc
    Rear, size and type: Conventional, ventilated, 269 mm disc
    Wheels & Tires
    Wheel size: 7j x 15, aero style, light alloy
    Tire size: 215/60 15, steel belted radial
    Material: Unitized construction
    Corrosion protection: 27-step anti-corrosion and paint process. Total immersion pre-treatment, cataphoretic dip primer coating, hot wax cavity filler, PVC under sealant, extensive use of galvanized panels
    Engine Oil: 10.0 U.S. quarts
    Fuel Tank: 21.1 U.S. gallons
    Cooling System: 11.1 U.S. quarts
    Exterior Dimensions
    Wheelbase: 106.4 in.
    Front Track: 59.6 in.
    Rear Track: 60.3 in.
    Overall length: 191.9 in.
    Overall Width: 71.4 in.
    Height (unloaded): 55.9 in.
    Ground Clearance: 3.7 in. (laden)
    Curb Weight: 3946 lbs
    Interior Dimensions
    Seating Capacity: 5
    Front Legroom: n/a
    Rear Legroom: n/a
    Interior Volume: 94 cu. ft.
    Luggage capacity: 17 cu. ft.
    0-50 mph (0-80 kmh): 6.6 sec.
    0-60 mph (0-100 kmh): 8.7 sec
    1/4 Mile: n/a
    Top estimated speed: 146 mph
    Fuel Economy
    City: 14
    Highway: 18
    Combined: n/a

    Standard Features
    Technical: • 3.6L, V8, 32-valves, electronic fully adaptive sequential fuel injection/ignition system, fault memory, cylinder selective knock control, deceleration fuel shut-off, engine oil cooler
    • Automatic 4-speed, electronically controlled transmission with automatic shift lock
    • Full time all-wheel drive (quattro)
    • Two fully automatic differentials: Center - Planetary gear with automatic locking multi-plate clutch; Rear - TORSEN (Torque Sensing)
    • Coil spring/chock absorber (gas charged) struts (front and rear)
    • Independent track control arms (front), trapezoidal lower control arms (rear)
    • Stabilizer bar (front)
    • Power assist, 4 vented disc brakes, internal caliper front, conventional rear
    • Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
    • Asbestos-free brake linings
    • Variable assist, power rack and pinion steering
    • 215/60 15 steel belted radial tires
    • 7.5j x 15 aero style light alloy wheels
    Comfort & Convenience: • Anti-theft vehicle alarm system
    • Front center-folding armrest
    • Rear center folding armrest with storage compartment
    • Automatic climate control
    • Analog clock
    • Center (long) console with air vent
    • Electronic cruise control with resume feature
    • Rear window defogger
    • Lockable fuel cap with retention feature
    • Tinted glass; banded windshield
    • Four overhead assist handles
    • Heat ducts to rear seat area
    • Ignition key with integrated light
    • Illumination: Interior courtesy/delay • Illumination: engine compartment; glove box; headlamp switch; ignition key; lighters and ashtray; luggage compartment/trunk; map/reading lights (4); power mirror controls; power window controls
    • Instrumentation (backlit): coolant temperature gauge; electric speedometer (160 mph); fuel gauge; oil temperature, oil pressure, voltmeter; tachometer; trip odometer; digital clock
    • Power locking system, including trunk, operable from either front door
    • Heatable front locks
    • Rear child safety locks
    • Map pockets in front seat backs
    • Power outside mirrors with defog feature
    • Illuminated vanity mirrors (passenger and driver)
    • AM/FM stereo with auto-reverse cassette, and anti theft coding; dual diversity antenna; Audi/BOSE premium music system
    • Retained accessory power for windows & sunroof
    • Front 3-point seat belts; height adjustable
    • Rear 3-point seat belts
    • 8-way power front seats with lumbar adjustment; 4 memory positions (driver seat); heatable front and rear
    • Ski/storage sack, expandable
    • Leather wrapped shift boot & steering wheel
    • Storage compartments in cargo area/trunk
    • Styling elements, interior; Burled walnut inlays on console area, dashboard and door panels; Color-coordinated dashboard and trim; wraparound dash/door panel design
    • Power 2-way sunroof
    • Supplemental Restraint System (SRS); Drivers side airbag; knee bolster
    • Auto Check System with radio function display
    • Trip information computer (6 function)
    • Cellular telephone (hands-free operation)
    • Upholstery, sport seats, Kodiak leather
    • Power windows with one-touch down driver window and rear window lock-out; rear window shade
    • Front wipers with intermittent mode and heated windshield washer nozzles
    Exterior: • 5 mph bumpers
    • Flush door handles
    • Fog lamps, halogen front plus rear
    • Full rear reflective light panel
    • Fully galvanized sheet metal
    • Aerodynamic halogen headlamps, wiper/washer system
    • Multi-step factory rust protection
    • Moldings, wide protective with polished inserts

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