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Key facts

2006 Audi R8 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4431 mm
How heavy?
1560 kg
What size engine?
4.2 litre, 4163 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
420 PS / 414 bhp / 309 kW @ 7800 rpm
How much torque?
430 Nm / 317 ft.lb / 43.8 kgm @ 4500-6000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.60 s
How fast?
301 km/h, 187 mph
How economical?
22.1/10.2/14.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
349 CO2 g/km

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2006 Audi R8 technical specifications

Introduction

The R8 is an all wheel drive coupé passenger car with a mid positioned engine, from Audi.
Its 4.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 8 cylinder that has an output of 414 bhp (420 PS/309 kW) of power at 7800 rpm, and maximum torque of 430 N·m (317 lb·ft/43.8 kgm) at 4500-6000 rpm. Lubrication is of the dry sump-type.
The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox.
Claimed weight at the kerb is 1560 kg.
It is claimed to achieve a maxiumum speed of 301 km/h (187 mph), official fuel consumption is 22.1/10.2/14.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 349 g/km.
2006 Audi R8 data
2006 Audi R8 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2650 104.3
Track/tread (front) 1632 64.3
Track/tread (rear) 1593 62.7
Length 4431 174.4
Width 1904 75
Height 1252 49.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 1560 kg 3439 lb
Weight distribution 44.00 % front
fuel tank capacity 75 litres 16.5 UK Gal 19.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.340
Frontal area 1.99
CdA 0.68
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Audi
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4.2 litre
4163 cc
(254.042 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.5 × 92.8 mm
3.33 × 3.65 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 420 PS (414 bhp) (309 kW)
at 7800 rpm
Specific output 99.4 bhp/litre
1.63 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 430 Nm (317 ft·lb) (43.8 kgm)
at 4500-6000 rpm
Specific torque 103.29 Nm/litre
1.25 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 12.5:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1298 kPa (188.3 psi)
Maximum RPM 8250 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 520.38 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.60 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 301 km/h (187 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 269.07 PS/g
197.9 kW/g
265.38 bhp/ton
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.05 kg/kW
8.44 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 22.1/10.2/14.6 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km22.110.214.6 l100km urbanextra-urbancombined
km per litre4.5/9.8/6.8 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG12.8/27.7/19.3 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG10.6/23.1/16.1 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 349 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 338.72 g/km
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.
Rear suspension I.DW.
Wheel size front 8½J x 18
Wheel size rear 10½J x 18
Tyres front 235/40 R 18
Tyres rear 285/35 R 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 365 mm
Rear brake diameter 356 mm
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.93
Final drive ratio 3.46
general
Carfolio.com ID147466
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 35.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2006 Audi R8 added 2006-09-28.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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