Audi S6 1994 on


April 18, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on February 28, 2016
Audi S6 C4 (1994-1998)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
148
0-60 mph
6.7
BHP
230 @5900rpm
Torque lbft
258 @1950rpm
BHP per ton
133
MPG UK/US
22/18
Engine capacity CC/CU
2226/136
Engine type
Straight 5 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
9.3:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 20
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
4WD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
190.3
Width (in)
71
Height (in)
56.5
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3814
Additional Info: Avant (Estate) available, as well as a 286bhp 4.2 litre version from 1995, 0-60 in around 5.7. A limited run 1996/97 S6 Plus was also produced with a 322bhp 4.2 litre V8, revised suspension, brakes, and 6 speed manual.

 

Audi S6 C5 (1999-2004)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155 (limited)
0-60 mph
5.9
0-100 mph
14.7
1/4 mile
14.2
BHP
335 @7000rpm
Torque lbft
310 @3400rpm
BHP per ton
187
MPG UK/US
19/16
Engine capacity CC/CU
4172/255
Engine type
V8 MPFI
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
11.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 40
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic (Tiptronic)
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
4WD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
190.3
Width (in)
72.8
Height (in)
56.8
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3938
Additional Info: Has ABS, EDB and ESP. Avant (Estate) available. Other A6’s worth a mention are a 230bhp and 250bhp 2.7 T 0-60 under 7 secs, a 193bhp 2.8 0-60 in around 7.7 secs, a 216bhp 3.0 Quattro 0-60 in around 7.4 secs and a 300bhp 4.2 Quattro 0-60 in 6.7 secs. Note: 2004-2006 non S6 4.2 Quattros gained another 30bhp and was now a 6 second to 60 car, just like the S6.

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Audi S6 C6 (2006-2011)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155 (limited)
0-60 mph
5.2
0-100 mph
12.2
1/4 mile
13.7
BHP
429 @6800rpm
Torque lbft
398 @3000-4000rpm
BHP per ton
224
MPG UK/US
21/18
Engine capacity CC/CU
5204/318
Engine type
V10 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 40
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic (Tiptronic)
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
4WD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
193.5
Width (in)
73.5
Height (in)
57
Kerb Weight (lbs)
4216
Additional Info: Has ABS, EDB, EDL, ESP, and ASR. Also available were a 2009 on 216bhp 2.8 FSI 0-60 in just over 7 secs, a 2004-2007 252bhp 3.2 FSI 0-60 time of 6.8, a 2009 on 285bhp 3.0 TFSI and a 2006-2008 345bhp 4.2 FSI Quattros 0-60 in 5.7. Also a couple of quick TDI’s.

 

Audi S6 (2012)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155 (limited)
0-60 mph
4.5
BHP
414 @6400rpm
Torque lbft
406 @1400-5200rpm
BHP per ton
209
MPG UK/US
29/24
Engine capacity CC/CU
3993/244
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharger x 2
Compression Ratio
10.1:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 32
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
7
Wheels driven
AWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
194.1
Width (in)
73.8
Height (in)
56.7
Kerb Weight (lbs)
4340
Additional Info: The 2012 Audi S6 (C7) engine is down sized from 5.2 litres to 4.0 litres, but now entertains twin turbos, giving better fuel economy, especially with the new start stop system. Avant (Estate version) weighs about 125lbs more and gets to 60 in around 4.6 secs. In 2014 power was increased to 443bhp which reduced the 0-60 time to 4.3 seconds.

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