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4.2 V8 COUPE
SPECIFICATIONS & FEATURES
TRIM
MSRP
Audi R8 4.2 V8 Coupe $114,200
ENGINE
Type:
4,163cc V8; aluminum block and heads
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 420 at 7,800
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 317 at 4,500 - 6,000
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 84.5 x 92.8
Compression Ratio: 12.5:1
Redline: 8,000
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 12 / 19
 
TRANSMISSION
Type:
6-speed manual (opt. R-tronic)
Ratios: 4.37, 2.71, 1.88, 1.41, 1.13, 0.93
Final Drive: 3.46
 
LAYOUT
Engine position:
Mid-engine
Driveline:
All-wheel-drive
 
SUSPENSION
Front:
Double-wishbones; magnetic fluid-filled shocks, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear:
Double-wishbones; magnetic fluid-filled shocks, coil springs, anti-roll bar
 
BRAKES
Front:
14.4 in. power-assisted cross-drilled and vented discs
Rear:
14.0 in. power-assisted cross-drilled and vented discs
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
3,605
Weight distribution: 44 / 56
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 23.8
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
38.7
 
STANDARD TECHNICAL FEATURES
  • Adaptive suspension
  • Air compressor
  • Auto-leveling bi-Xenon headlights
  • Daytime running lights
  • Low emission vehicle (LEV)
  • P235/35 R19 performance tires in front
  • P295/30 R19 performance tires in rear
  • Security system
  • Theft-deterrent system
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
174.5
Width [in.]:
75.0
Height [in.]:
49.3
Wheelbase [in.]: 104.3
Front Track [in.]: 64.3
Rear Track [in.]: 62.8
 
Coefficient of Drag:
0.34
 
STANDARD EXTERIOR FEATURES
  • 2 doors
  • Body color front and rear bumper, door handles
  • Chrome exhaust tip
  • Power remote, heated and folding left door mirror with indicator lights
  • Power remote, heated and folding right door mirror with indicator lights
  • Rear liftgate
  • Spoiler in rear
  • Variable intermittent, rain-detecting and speed-sensitive wipers
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Seating Capacity:
2
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
38.0
Front Legroom [in.]:
41.1
Front Shoulderroom [in.]:
54.4
 
Cargo Cap. [cu-ft]:
3.5
 
STANDARD INTERIOR FEATURES
  • 2 12V power outlets
  • 8-way power, heated driver sport seat
  • 8-way power, heated front passenger sport seat
  • AM/FM radio with seek/scan, amplifier, RDS, digital signal processor, MP3 capability, 6-disc in-dash CD-changer and 7 speakers
  • Alcantara seat-upholstery
  • Ashtray
  • Auto-dimming rear-view mirror
  • Auto-locking doors
  • Automatic air conditioning
  • Cargo area carpeting, light and net
  • Carpeted front floor mats
  • Cigarette lighter
  • Clock
  • Compass
  • Cruise control
  • Cupholders in front
  • Door bins in front
  • Driver footrest
  • External temperature display
  • Floor carpeting
  • Front seat center console with storage
  • Full cloth headliner
  • Illuminated entry
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors in front
  • Keyfob remote keyless entry
  • Leather steering-wheel
  • Lighted and lockable glove box
  • Power windows; with one-touch open in front
  • Reading lights in front
  • Rear window defogger
  • Remote trunk release
  • SIRIUS satellite radio
  • Speed-sensitive volume
  • Steering-wheel mounted audio controls
  • Tachometer
  • Tilting and telescoping sport steering-wheel
  • Tinted windows
  • Trip computer
  • Universal garage-door opener
  • Variable instrument panel lighting
  • Vehicle information system
  • Wireless connectivity
STANDARD SAFETY FEATURES
  • Airbags in front with occupancy sensor on passenger side
  • Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Front adjustable and tilting head restraints
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Knee airbag
  • Side-impact airbags in front
  • Side-impact bars
  • Traction control
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