• Audi A8L 4.0T Sport

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Key facts

Audi A8L 4.0T Sport, 2016 MY information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5268 mm
How heavy?
2120 kg
What size engine?
4 litre, 3993 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
456 PS / 449.5 bhp / 335 kW @ 5100 rpm
How much torque?
600 Nm / 443 / 61.2 kgm @ 1500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 4.4 s
How fast?
209 km/h, 130 mph
How economical?
18/29/22 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined


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2016 Audi A8L 4.0T Sport technical specifications


This vehicle has a 4 door saloon (sedan) type body with a front located engine powering all four wheels.
Its 8 cylinder, double overhead camshaft turbocharged powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 4 litres. In this application it musters power and torque figures of 449.5 bhp (456 PS/335 kW) at 5100 rpm and 600 Nm (443 lbft/61.2 kgm) at 1500 rpm respectively.
An 8 speed automatic 'box delivers the power to the driven wheels.
The claimed weight at the kerb is 2120 kg.
Its maximum speed claimed is 209 km/h (130 mph), officially quoted fuel consumption is 18/29/22 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined.
2016 Audi A8L 4.0T Sport data
Audi A8L 4.0T Sport, 2016 MY data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3122 122.9
Track/tread (front) 1643 64.7
Track/tread (rear) 1636 64.4
Length 5268 207.4
Width 1948 76.7
Height 1471 57.9
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 2120 kg 4674 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 82.2 litres 18.1 UK Gal 21.7 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.27
Frontal area 2.41
CdA 0.65
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Audi
Engine code
Cylinders V 8
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
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAE net)
456 PS (449.5 bhp) (335 kW)
at 5100 rpm
Specific output
(SAE net)
112.6 bhp/litre
1.84 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAE net)
600 Nm (443 ft·lb) (61.2 kgm)
at 1500 rpm
Specific torque
(SAE net)
150.26 Nm/litre
1.82 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium alloy block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.1:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1888.3 kPa (273.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.13 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 4.4 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 209 km/h (130 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 214.98 PS/g
158.11 kW/g
212.03 bhp/ton
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.32 kg/kW
10.56 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 18/29/22 US MPG EPA city/highway/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km13.1/8.1/10.7 l/100km city/highway/combined
km per litre7.7/12.3/9.4 km/l city/highway/combined
UK MPG21.6/34.8/26.4 UK MPG city/highway/combined
US MPG18.0/29.0/22.0 US MPG city/highway/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
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 9.0 x 20
Wheel size rear 9.0 x 20
Tyres front 265/40 R 20 104H XL
Tyres rear 265/40 R 20 104H XL
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 380 mm
Rear brake diameter 356 mm
Gearbox 8 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.67
Final drive ratio 3.20
general ID491953
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 35.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2016 Audi A8L 4.0T Sport added 2016-06-19.
Last modified 2016-12-27.

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