2012 Audi RS6 Avant

This automobile has a 5 door estate/station wagon type body with a front mounted engine powering all four wheels. Its 4 litre engine is a turbocharged, double overhead camshaft, 8 cylinder unit that develops 552 bhp (560 PS/412 kW) of power at 5700-6700 rpm, and maximum torque of 700 N·m (516 lb·ft/71.4 kgm) at 1750-5500 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels via an 8 speed automatic set of gears. The claimed weight at the kerb is 2010 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 305 km/h (190 mph), official fuel consumption figures are 13.9/7.5/9.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 229.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2012 Audi RS6 Avant information summary

What body style?
5 door estate/station wagon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4979 mm
How heavy?
2010 kg
What size engine?
4 litre, 3993 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
560 PS / 552 bhp / 412 kW @ 5700-6700 rpm
How much torque?
700 Nm / 516 ft.lb / 71.4 kgm @ 1750-5500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 3.9 s
How fast?
305 km/h, 190 mph
How economical?
13.9/7.5/9.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
229.0 CO2 g/km

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Audi RS6 Avant -
5 door estate/​station wagon FA 8A 3993 cm3 560 PS 552 bhp 412 kW 223.0 CO2 2025 kg

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2012 Audi RS6 Avant data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater estate/station wagon
Number of doors5
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2915 mm 114.8 inches
Track/tread (front) 1662 mm 65.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1663 mm 65.5 inches
Length 4979 mm 196 inches
Width 1936 mm 76.2 inches
Height 1461 mm 57.5 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.71
Kerb weight 2010 kg 4431 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 75 litres 16.5 UK Gal 19.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.352
Frontal area 2.40
CdA 0.84
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Audi
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 4 litre
3993 cc
(243.668 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.5 × 89 mm
3.33 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.95
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output 560 PS (552 bhp) (412 kW)
at 5700-6700 rpm
Specific output 138.2 bhp/litre
2.27 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 700 Nm (516 ft·lb) (71.4 kgm)
at 1750-5500 rpm
Specific torque 175.31 Nm/litre
2.12 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.1:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2203 kPa (319.5 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.13 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 2 turbochargers
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 3.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 305 km/h (190 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 278.44 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
204.79 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
274.63 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.88 kg/kW
8.16 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 13.9/7.5/9.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km13.9/7.5/9.8 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre7.2/13.3/10.2 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG20.3/37.7/28.8 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG16.9/31.4/24.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 229.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 227.36 g/km
VED band (UK) L
CO2 Effizienz (DE) E
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 9½ x 20 ET21
Wheel size rear 9½x 20 ET21
Tyres front 275/35 ZR 20 102Y XL
Tyres rear 275/35 ZR 20 102Y XL
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 390 mm
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 8 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.08
general
Carfolio.com ID298474
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 35.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Audi RS6 Avant added 2012-12-05.
Last modified 2013-07-17.