1999-2005 A6 AllRoad Quattro 4.2 V8 (C5)

The Audi A6 (C5) Allroad Quattro 4.2 V8 distinguishes itself with a potent V8 petrol engine, delivering 296 horsepower (300 PS/221 kW) and 280 lb-ft (380 Nm) of torque. Engineered for performance, this vehicle features a longitudinal engine alignment, a 5-speed sequential transmission, and an all-wheel-drive system, ensuring dynamic and responsive handling across various driving conditions. With an engine displacement of 4163 cm3 (254 cu-in) and a sophisticated fuel system managed by Bosch Motronic MPI, it boasts a compression ratio of 11.0, facilitating efficient combustion and power delivery.

On the efficiency and performance front, the Audi A6 Allroad Quattro 4.2 V8 achieves a top speed of 149 mph (240 km/h) and accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) in 7.2 seconds. Despite its substantial power, it maintains a combined fuel consumption of 17 MPG (13.7 L/100 km, 21 MPG UK), balancing performance with relative fuel efficiency for its class. The vehicle's technical prowess is further highlighted by its advanced suspension system—comprising independent McPherson struts at the front and a multilink setup at the rear—ensuring a smooth ride and superior handling, characteristic of Audi's commitment to engineering excellence.