2011 Audi A8 4.2 FSI First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2011 Audi A8 - Road Test Specs

2011 Audi A8 Sedan

(4.2L V8 AWD 8-speed Automatic)


Model year2011
Style4dr Sedan AWD (4.2L 8cyl 8A)


Drive typeAll-wheel drive
Engine typeV8, front-mounted longitudinal
Displacement (cc/cu-in)4,163cc (254 cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft, 4 valves per cylinder, variable valve timing and lift
Compression ratio (x:1)12.5:1
Redline (rpm)7,000
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)366 @ 6,800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)328 @ 3,500
Transmission type8-speed Automatic
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)I=4.71; II=3.14; III=2.11; IV=1.67; V=1.29; VI=1.00; VII=0.94; VIII=0.67; R=3.32; FD=3.20


Suspension, frontMultilink, air suspension, antiroll bar
Suspension, rearMultilink, air suspension, antiroll bar
Steering typeSpeed-sensitive power-assist, rack-and-pinion
Steering ratio (x:1)16.1:1
Tire brandPirelli
Tire modelP Zero
Tire size, front255/45R19 104Y
Tire size, rear255/45R19 104Y
Wheel size19-by-8.5 front - 19-by-8.5 rear
Wheel materialCast-aluminum/cast-aluminum
Brakes, frontVentilated disc
Brakes, rearVentilated disc

Fuel Consumption

Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)23.4

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4,045
Length (in.)202.0
Width (in.)76.7
Height (in.)57.5
Wheelbase (in.)117.8
Track, front (in.)64.7
Track, rear (in.)64.4
Turning circle (ft.)40.4
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)18.0

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