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Audi 100 GLS, 1979 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4800 mm
How heavy?
1110 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1588 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
86 PS / 85 bhp / 63 kW @ 5600 rpm
How much torque?
122 Nm / 90 ft.lb / 12.4 kgm @ 3200 rpm
How fast?
160 km/h, 99 mph

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1979 Audi 100 GLS technical specifications

Introduction

The 100 GLS is a front wheel drive saloon (sedan) road car with a front placed engine, from Audi.
Power is supplied by a single overhead camshaft, 1.6 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder motor, with 2 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 85 bhp (86 PS/63 kW) at 5600 rpm and 122 N·m (90 lb·ft/12.4 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively.
The engine transmits power to the wheels through a 4 speed manual set of gears.
Its quoted kerb weight is 1110 kg.
Top claimed speed is 160 km/h or 99 mph.
1979 Audi 100 GLS data
Audi 100 GLS, 1979 MY data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2680 105.5
Track/tread (front) 1470 57.9
Track/tread (rear) 1440 56.7
Length 4800 189
Width 1770 69.7
Height 1390 54.7
Ground clearance 130 5.1
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1110 kg 2447 lb
Weight distribution 49.00 % front
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1588 cc
(96.906 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 79.5 × 80 mm
3.13 × 3.15 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.99
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
86 PS (85 bhp) (63 kW)
at 5600 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
53.5 bhp/litre
0.88 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
122 Nm (90 ft·lb) (12.4 kgm)
at 3200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
76.83 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.2:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 965.4 kPa (140 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 397 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 8.60 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 160 km/h (99 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 77.64 PS/g
57.1 kW/g
76.58 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.51 kg/kW
29.25 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
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.30 m
Front suspension I.MS.LW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.SwLongTrailRA.PR.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.91
Final drive ratio 4.44
general
Carfolio.com ID40172
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.7
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1979 Audi 100 GLS added 1996-05-09.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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