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Audi A8 4.2 TDI clean diesel quattro

Excellent comfort, the highest quality workmanship, stringent lightweight construction and a broad portfolio of high-end technologies: The Audi A8 is the flagship of the Audi model range.


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Audi A8 4.0 TFSI quattro tiptronic (320 kW)
Engine type Aluminum V6 spark-ignition engine (90° V angle) with combined demand-controlled gasoline direct injection and manifold injection, DOHC, mechanical charger module (can be deactivated) with two intercoolers, two charge movement flaps
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 2995 / 84.5 x 89 / 10.8
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 228 (310) / 5200 - 6500
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 440 (324.53) / 2900 - 4750
Top speed in km/h (mph) 250 (155.34) (governed)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 5,7
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 7.8 (30.16)
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 183 (294.51)
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1830 (4034.46) / 1905 (4199.81) / 2520 (5555.65)
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Audi A8 4.0 TFSI quattro tiptronic (320 kW)
Audi A8 4.2 TDI quattro tiptronic (283 kW)
Engine type V8 engine with 90° V angle
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 4134 / 83.0 x 95.5 / 16.5
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 283 (385) / 3750
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 850 (626.93) / 2000 - 2750
Top speed in km/h (mph) 250 (governed)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 4,7
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 7.4 (31.79)
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 194 (312.21)
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 2040 (4497.43) / 2115 (4662.78) / 2705 (5963.50)
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Audi A8 4.2 TDI quattro tiptronic (283 kW)
Audi A8 Audi A8 L 4.0 TFSI quattro tiptronic (320 kW)
Engine type V8 spark-ignition engine with aluminum engine block and gasoline direct injection, double overhead camshafts (DOHC), exhaust turbocharger, two charge movement flaps, demand-controlled high-pressure and low-pressure fuel system, cylinder on demand, indirect intercooler
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 3993 / 84.5 x 89 / 10.1
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 320 (435) / 5100 - 6000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 600 (442.54) / 1500 - 5000
Top speed in km/h (mph) 250 (155.34) (governed)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 4,6
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 9.2 (25.57)
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 216 (347.62)
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1975 (4354.13) / 2050 (4519.48) / 2625 (5787.13)
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Audi A8 Audi A8 L 4.0 TFSI quattro tiptronic (320 kW)
Audi A8 Audi A8 L 3.0 TDI quattro tiptronic (190 kW)
Engine type V6 engine with 90° V angle
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 2967 / 83.0 x 91.4 / 16.8
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 190 (258) / 4000 - 4250
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 580 (427.79) / 1750 - 2500
Top speed in km/h (mph) 250 (155.34) (governed)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 6,1
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 6.0 (39.20)
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 158 (254.28)
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1935 (4265.94) / 2010 (4431.29) / 2585 (5698.95)
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Audi A8 Audi A8 L 3.0 TDI quattro tiptronic (190 kW)
Audi A8 Audi A8 L 4.2 TDI quattro tiptronic (283 kW)
Engine type V6 engine with 90° V angle
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 2967 / 83.0 x 91.4 / 16.8
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 190 (258) / 4000 - 4250
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 580 (427.79) / 1750 - 2500
Top speed in km/h (mph) 250 (155.34) (governed)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 6,1
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 6.0 (39.20)
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 158 (254.28)
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1935 (4265.94) / 2010 (4431.29) / 2585 (5698.95)
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Audi A8 Audi A8 L 4.2 TDI quattro tiptronic (283 kW)
Audi A8 Audi A8 L W12 6.3 FSI quattro tiptronic (368 kW)
Engine type W12 engine
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 6299 / 86.0 x 90.4 / 11.8
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 368 (500) / 6200
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 625 (460.98) / 4750
Top speed in km/h (mph) 250 (155.34) (governed)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 4.6
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 11.3 (20.82)
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 264 (424.87)
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 2075 (4574.59) / 2150 (4739.94) / 2675 (5897.37)
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Audi A8 Audi A8 L W12 6.3 FSI quattro tiptronic (368 kW)
Audi A8 A8 hybrid
Engine type 4-cylinder inline spark-ignition engine with gasoline direct injection, exhaust turbocharger and Audi valvelift system
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1984 / 82.5 x 92.8 / 9.6
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 155 (211) / 4200 - 6000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 350 (258.15) / 1500 - 4200
Top speed in km/h (mph) 235 (146.02)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 7,7
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 6.2 (37.94)
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 144 (231.75)
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1870 (4122.64) / 1945 (4287.99) / 2510 (5533.60)
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Audi A8 A8 hybrid
Audi A8 A8 L hybrid
Engine type 4-cylinder inline spark-ignition engine with gasoline direct injection, exhaust turbocharger and Audi valvelift system
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 1984 / 82.5 x 92.8 / 9.6
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 155 (211) / 4200 - 6000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 350 (258.15) / 1500 - 4200
Top speed in km/h (mph) 228 (141.67)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 7,9
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 6.3 (37.34)
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 146 (234.96)
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1920 (4232.88) / 1995 (4398.22) / 2520 (5555.65)
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Audi A8 A8 L hybrid

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