1968 Audi 100

The 100 is a front wheel drive saloon road car with a front mounted engine, from Audi. The Audi 100's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.8 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 79 bhp (80 PS/59 kW) of power at 5000 rpm, and maximum torque of 135 N·m (100 lb·ft/13.8 kgm) at 3000 rpm. A 4 speed manual transmission supplies the power to the driven wheels. The quoted kerb weight is 1050 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 156 km/h (97 mph).

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1968 Audi 100 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4590 mm
How heavy?
1050 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1760 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
80 PS / 79 bhp / 59 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
135 Nm / 100 ft.lb / 13.8 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 15 s
How fast?
156 km/h, 97 mph

Audi 100 models

Audi 100 GL 5E -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 2144 cm3 136 PS 134 bhp 100 kW 1170 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 2144 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 1170 kg
2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1760 cm3 86 PS 85 bhp 63 kW 1005 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1760 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 1060 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 4M 1760 cm3 115 PS 113 bhp 84 kW 1050 kg

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1968 Audi 100 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2675 mm 105.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1420 mm 55.9 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1425 mm 56.1 inches
Length 4590 mm 180.7 inches
Width 1729 mm 68.1 inches
Height 1421 mm 55.9 inches
Ground clearance 195 mm 7.7 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1050 kg 2315 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 58 litres 12.8 UK Gal 15.3 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Audi
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1760 cc
(107.402 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81.5 × 84.4 mm
3.21 × 3.32 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
80 PS (79 bhp) (59 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
44.9 bhp/litre
0.74 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
135 Nm (100 ft·lb) (13.8 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
76.7 Nm/litre
0.93 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 9.1:1
Fuel system 1 Solex 35 PDSIT-5 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 963.9 kPa (139.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 440 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 15 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 156 km/h (97 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 76.28 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
56.11 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
75.24 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 17.82 kg/kW
29.77 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/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
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 4½J x 14
Wheel size rear 4½J x 14
Tyres front 165 SR 14
Tyres rear 165 SR 14
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter 280 mm
Rear brake diameter 200 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.97
Final drive ratio 4.11
general
Carfolio.com ID529969
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1968 Audi 100 added 2017-09-23.
Last modified 2017-09-23.