Key facts

Audi A6 Avant 3.7 quattro, 1998 MY C5 information summary

What body style?
estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4833 mm
How heavy?
1720 kg
What size engine?
3.7 litre, 3697 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
260 PS / 256 bhp / 191 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
350 Nm / 258 ft.lb / 35.7 kgm @ 3250 rpm
How fast?
245 km/h, 152 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
298 CO2 g/km

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1998 Audi A6 Avant 3.7 quattro technical specifications

Introduction

This automobile has a 5 door estate/station wagon type body with a front mounted engine supplying power to all four wheels.
The A6 Avant 3.7 quattro forms part of Audi's C5 range of cars.
Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 3.7 litre, double overhead camshaft 8 cylinder with 5 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 256 bhp (260 PS/191 kW) of power at 6000 rpm, and maximum torque of 350 N·m (258 lb·ft/35.7 kgm) at 3250 rpm.
The power is supplied to the wheels through a 5 speed automatic gearbox.
Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1720 kg.
Maximum claimed speed is 245 km/h (152 mph), and carbon dioxide emissions are 298 g/km.
1998 Audi A6 Avant 3.7 quattro data
Audi A6 Avant 3.7 quattro, 1998 MY C5 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2759 108.6
Track/tread (front) 1578 62.1
Track/tread (rear) 1590 62.6
Length 4833 190.3
Width 1850 72.8
Height 1454 57.2
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1720 kg 3792 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 82 litres 18 UK Gal 21.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.340
Frontal area 2.20
CdA 0.75
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Audi
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
Capacity 3.7 litre
3697 cc
(225.605 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.5 × 82.4 mm
3.33 × 3.24 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.03
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
5 valves per cylinder
40 valves in total
maximum power output 260 PS (256 bhp) (191 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 69.2 bhp/litre
1.13 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 350 Nm (258 ft·lb) (35.7 kgm)
at 3250 rpm
Specific torque 94.67 Nm/litre
1.14 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system Bosch Motronic ME 7.1 fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1189.7 kPa (172.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 462.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 245 km/h (152 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 150.91 PS/g
110.99 kW/g
148.84 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.01 kg/kW
15.05 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions 298 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8J x 16
Wheel size rear 8J x 16
Tyres front 235/50 R 16 Y
Tyres rear 235/50 R 16 Y
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.74
Final drive ratio 2.91
general
Carfolio.com ID236577
Production total
Model code
Model family C5
RAC rating 35.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1998 Audi A6 Avant 3.7 quattro added 2011-03-08.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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