• Audi A3 Concept

    Audi A3 Concept -

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  • Audi A3 Concept

    Audi A3 Concept -

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Key facts

2011 Audi A3 Concept Concept information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4440 mm
How heavy?
1540 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2480 cm3
How many cylinders?
5, Straight
How much power?
408 PS / 402 bhp / 300 kW
How much torque?
500 Nm / 369 / 51 kgm @ 1600-5300 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.1 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
212.0 CO2 g/km


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2011 Audi A3 Concept technical specifications


The Audi A3 Concept is a saloon (sedan) with 4 doors and a front mounted engine which delivers the power through all four wheels.
Its engine is a turbocharged petrol, 2.5 litre, double overhead camshaft 5 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 402 bhp (408 PS/300 kW) of power, and maximum torque of 500 N·m (369 lb·ft/51 kgm) at 1600-5300 rpm.
This power is transmitted to the wheels through a 7 speed automatic gearbox.
Stated kerb weight is 1540 kg.
It is claimed to attain a maxiumum speed of 250 km/h, or 155 mph, and carbon dioxide emissions are 212.0 g/km.
2011 Audi A3 Concept data
2011 Audi A3 Concept Concept data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2630 103.5
Track/tread (front) 1572 61.9
Track/tread (rear) 1542 60.7
Length 4440 174.8
Width 1840 72.4
Height 1390 54.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 1540 kg 3395 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Audi
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 5
Capacity 2.5 litre
2480 cc
(151.339 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.5 × 92.8 mm
3.25 × 3.65 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.89
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
20 valves in total
maximum power output 408 PS (402 bhp) (300 kW)
Specific output 162.1 bhp/litre
2.66 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 500 Nm (369 ft·lb) (51 kgm)
at 1600-5300 rpm
Specific torque 201.61 Nm/litre
2.44 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2533.5 kPa (367.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 496 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.1 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 264.67 PS/g
194.66 kW/g
261.04 bhp/ton
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.14 kg/kW
8.58 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions 212.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK) K
CO2 Effizienz (DE) G
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 245/30 x 20
Tyres rear 245/30 x 20
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 7 speed automatic
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID235103
Production total
Model code
Model family Concept
RAC rating 21.1
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2011 Audi A3 Concept added 2011-03-01.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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