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  Audi RS4
2000 - 2001
Audi RS4
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Audi RS4

Specification
Metric   Imperial
 
General
Class Supersaloon
Body 5 Door 5 Seat
Estate
Layout Front Engine
4 Wheel Drive
Transmission 6 Speed Manual
Number Built 6030 
Engine
Type Conventional
Details Twin Turbo V6
Capacity
163 in3 
Max Power
375 bhp @6500rpm 
Max Torque
325 lb/ft @2500rpm 
Power to Weight
235 bhp/ton 
Torque to Weight
204 lbft/ton 
Specific Output 140 bhp/litre 
Compression 9.0:1 
Bore x Stroke
3.19 X 3.39 in 
Fuel Cons
17 mpg 
Emissions  
Performance
Top Speed
174 mph 
0 - 30 mph
1.7 sec 
0 - 60 mph
4.8 sec 
0 - 100 mph
12.3 sec 
0 - 124 mph
20.0 sec 
0 - 186 mph
 
30 - 70 mph
 
Standing qtr Mile
13.5sec @105mph 
60 - 0 mph
 
0 - 100 - 0 mph
 
Ring Lap Time 8 min 25 sec 
Lateral Accn  
Drag Cd  
Dimensions
Length
178.0 in 
Width
76.0 in 
Height
55.0 in 
Weight
3571 lbs 
Wheels (F/R) 8 X 18
8 X 18 
Tyres (F/R) 255/35 XR18
255/35 ZR18 
Fuel Capacity
13.6 gal 
Pricing (2016)
New Price £n/a
Used Price £15000 - £20000
 
Profile

The Audi RS4 is unique. An innocuous looking practical estate that can out perform many so called supercars!

Porsche helped develop the RS4's forerunner the RS2 adding engine and suspension modifications to go with Audi's usual bullet proof reliability. Power went up to 375bhp in the original B5 RS4 from only 2.7 litres, giving it the highest specific output of any production car at 140bhp/L.

This high power coupled with 4-wheel drive traction make the RS4 a start performer off the line. 30mph arrives in just 1.7sec, with 60mph following just 3 seconds later. Top speed is 'politically' limited to 155mph but 175mph is entirely possible. Audi is becoming known for it's stylish interiors and the RS4 is no exception with copious use of leather and carbon fibre trim.


Ratings
 
Overall Rating Money No Object Bargain Rating BHP/ (x1000)
76% 74% 24% 21
Ranks 96 of 771 Ranks 243 of 771 Ranks 32 of 771 Ranks 58 of 771

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RS4

(2000 - 2001)
  

RS4 (Mk II)

(2006 - 2008)

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