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Audi S6

The Audi S6 and the S6 Avant, which were both redesigned in 2014, are sports cars for every day. Their twin-turbo V8 engines, the 4.0 TFSI, deliver 331 kW (450 hp) of power and generate 550 Nm (405.7 lb-ft) of torque, enabling both models to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h (61.2 mph) in 4.4 (Sedan) to 4.6 (Avant) seconds. The power passes via a seven-speed S tronic to the quattro permanent all-wheel drive system. Audi also complements quattro with the optional sport differential.

Technical details

4.0 TFSI quattro S tronic (331 kW)
Engine type V8 spark-ignition engine with aluminum engine block and gasoline direct injection, 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 331 (450) / 5800 - 6400
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 550 (405.7) / 1400 - 5700
Top speed in km/h (mph) 250 (155.3) (governed)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 4.4
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 9.4 (25.0) - 9.2 (25.6)
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 218 (350.8) - 214 (344.4)
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1895 (4177.8) / 1970 (4343.1) / 2505 (5522.6)

Basic Information

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