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Engineering | Performance

Engine type
Six-cylinderEight-cylinderEight-cylinder
Engine block/Cylinder head
Aluminum-alloyAluminum-alloyAluminum-alloy
Displacement (cc)/Bore and stroke (mm)
2,995/84.5 x 89.53,991/84.5 x 89.53,991/84.5 x 89.5
Horsepower (@ rpm)
333 @ 5,300450 @ 5,300-6,000605 @ 6,100-6,800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)
325 @ 2,900444 @ 1,500-5,250up to 553 @ 2,500-5,500 (with overboost)
Compression ratio
10.3:110.1:19.3:1
Valvetrain
24-valve DOHC32-valve DOHC32-valve DOHC
Induction/Fuel injection
Supercharged/TFSI®Turbocharged/TFSI®Turbocharged/TFSI®
cylinder on demand™ engine efficiency technology [1,2]
Start-stop efficiency system[2]
[1]
Acceleration (0–60 mph)
5.5 seconds[3]4.4 seconds[3]3.7 seconds[3]
Top track speed
130 mph[4]130 mph[4]155 mph[4,5]

Transmission | Drivetrain

Eight-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission with quattro® all-wheel drive
Sport differential

Body | Suspension | Chassis

Lightweight technology—ASF® aluminum construction
Five-link front suspension and trapezoidal-link rear suspension
Audi adaptive air suspension
◆ (with S model-specific tuning)
Ventilated front disc/Ventilated rear disc brakes (in)
15.0/14.015.0/14.015.7/14.0
Audi ceramic brakes (front and rear)
Available
Electromechanical power steering system
Dynamic steering
Steering ratio
15.1:115.9:115.1:1
Turning diameter, curb-to-curb (ft)
41.741.740.4

Exterior measurements

Wheelbase (in)
122.9122.9117.9
Length (in)
207.4207.4202.6
Height (in)
57.957.957.4
Overall width with mirrors (in)
83.183.183.1
Track (in, front/rear)
64.7/64.464.7/64.464.3/63.9
Curb weight (lb)
4,4644,6734,685
Drag coefficient (Cw)
.26.27.28

Interior measurements

Head room with sunshade (in, front/rear)
37.2/39.137.2/39.137.2/38.1
Leg room (in, front/rear)
41.4/42.941.4/42.941.4/38.7
Shoulder room (in, front/rear)
59.1/57.859.1/57.859.1/57.8
Cargo volume (cu ft)
14.214.214.2
Seating capacity
555

EPA mileage estimates | Capacities

Tiptronic® automatic transmission (city/highway/combined)[1,2]
19/29/22[2]NA[1]NA[1]
Engine oil (qt)
6.39.29.2
Fuel (gal)
21.7[4]21.7[4]21.7[4]
Recommended fuel
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