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Audi RS 4 2008 4.2L Specs, Trims & Colors

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Showing the 2008 Audi RS 4 4.2L 4dr All-wheel Drive quattro Sedan
$9,410-$48,574 Current Listing Price
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Seats 5
Door Count 4
Engine 420-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 (premium)
Transmission 6-speed manual w/OD
Combined MPG
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 48 mo/50,000 mi


Exterior (15)
Avus Silver Pearl Effect
Avus Silver Pearl Effect/Black Roof
Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
Daytona Gray Pearl Effect/Black Roof
Daytona Gray Pearl Effect/Red Roof
Imola Yellow
Interior (3)
Black/Crimson Red



Front and rear ventilated disc brakes S
Adjustable front head restraints with tilt S
Brake assistance S
Dual front impact airbags S
Remote keyless entry S
Side-impact bars S
Seat-mounted driver and passenger side-impact airbags S
Rear side-impact airbag O
Electronic stability S
Adjustable front head restraints S
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
Four-wheel ABS brakes S
Occupant sensing airbags S
Traction control S
Manual front head restraints S
Driver and passenger front-impact airbags S
Rear side-impact-impact airbag O
4 ABS channels S
Power door locks S
Locking fuel flap included with power door locks S
Daytime running lights S
4 wheel ventilated disc brakes S
Anti-whiplash front head restraints S
Rear child safety locks S
4 wheel disc brakes S
Panic alarm S
Brake assist S
Front passenger airbag occupancy sensor S
ABS and driveline traction control S
Security system S
3 point rear center seatbelt S
Sideguard curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbag S
3 adjustable rear head restraints S
Four-wheel disc brakes S
Immobilizer S
Curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags S
Dual front side impact airbags S
2-way head restraints driver and passenger
Front and rear seatbelt pre-tensioners S
Engine 420-hp, 4.2-liter V-8 (premium)
Transmission 6-speed manual w/OD
Engine liters 4.2
Variable valve control S
Engine orientation longitudinal
Gasoline direct injection S
Ignition type electronic
Horsepower 420-hp @ 7,800 rpm
Aluminum cylinder block S
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Engine oil cooler S
Fuel tank capacity 16.6 gal.
Torque 317 lbs.-ft. @ 5,500 rpm
Aluminum cylinder head S
Cylinder configuration V-8
Fuel economy city 13 mpg
Fuel economy highway 20 mpg
Variable intake manifold S
# of valves 32
Polished tailpipe S
Low emission vehicle S
Recommended fuel premium unleaded
Full-time all-wheel drive S
Engine 4.2L V-8 DOHC 420hp
Battery amp hours (95Ah)
Engine oil cooler S
Permanently locked hubs S
6 speed manual transmission S
450 CCA battery S
Axle ratio 4.11
Overdrive S
Low emission vehicle II S
Dual stainless steel exhaust S
All-wheel drive quattro
190-amp. alternator S
Transmission gear ratio (5th) .92
Transmission gear ratio (6th) .78
Transmission gear ratio (4th) 1.13
Transmission gear ratio (2nd) 2.21
Overdrive S
Transmission gear ratio (3rd) 1.52
Transmission gear ratio (1st) 3.67
Four wheel independent suspension S
Rear coil springs S
Independent front multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Independent rear multi-link suspension w/anti-roll bar S
Front anti-roll bar S
Ride control automatic
Rack and pinion steering S
Wheel size 19"
Front coil springs S
Gas-pressurized front shocks S
Gas-pressurized rear shocks S
Front tires 255/35R19
Alloy wheels S
Rear anti-roll bar S
Servotronic speed-sensing hydraulic power-assist rack-pinion steering S
19" wheels S
P255/35ZR19.0 BSW performance tires S
Power steering S
Sport suspension S
Speed-sensing steering S
Power remote heated side-view door mirrors S
Auto dimming power remote heated side-view door mirrors O
Galvanized steel/aluminum body material S
Black grille O
Front license plate bracket O
Body-colored door handles S
Body-colored front and rear bumpers S
Rear cargo trunk
Auto-dimming door mirrors O
Power door mirrors S
Heated door mirrors S
4 doors S
Black w/aluminum surround grille S
Bodyside moldings S
Power fuel remote release S
Power cargo access remote release S
Keyfob trunk/hatch/door release S
Power windows O
Remote keyless entry S
1-touch down S
Illuminated passenger vanity mirror S
Memory seats O
Navigation system O
Full floor console with covered box S
Retained accessory power S
Auto-locking doors S
Day-night rearview mirror S
Seatback storage pockets 2
Front cupholders S
Automatic temperature control S
Trunk/hatch/door FOB controls S
Ashtray S
Sport steering wheel with manual tilting, manual telescoping S
Garage door transmitter HomeLink
Power glass tilting and sliding sunroof S
Memory settings 4
2 12V DC power outlets S
Front lighter element(s) location S
Power windows with front and rear 1-touch down S
Rear cupholders S
Cell phone pre-wiring S
Air conditioning S
Front dual zone A/C S
Illuminated driver vanity mirror S
Illuminated driver and passenger-side visor mirrors S
Driver and passenger door bins S
Tilt steering wheel S
1st row express open/close sliding and tilting glass sunroof S
Sunshade S
Integrated key/remote S
Keyfob (all doors) remote keyless entry S
Auto-dimming rearview mirror O
Front underseat storage tray S
Automatic dual-zone front air conditioning S
Valet function S
4 driver memory seat settings (includes door mirrors,) O
Illuminated locking glove box S
Air filter S
Illuminated glove box S
12V DC power outlet 2
Illuminated entry S
Full floor console S
Driver's footrest S
Front and rear cupholders S
1-touch up S
Cruise control S
Door mirror memory O
Memory seat settings (includes door mirrors,) O
Telescoping steering wheel S
Front center armrest with storage S
8-way passenger seat adjustment S
Sport steering wheel S
Max. seating capacity of 5 S
Carpet front and rear floor mats S
Front center armrest w/storage
Aluminum interior accents S
Rear seat armrest storage S
Piano black instrument panel insert, door panel insert O
Carbon fibre instrument panel insert, door panel insert, console insert S
Driver and passenger heated-seatbacks S
8-way power passenger seat S
Rear bench seat S
Front Recaro sport seats S
Rear seat center armrest S
Carpet cargo space S
Concealed cargo storage S
Heated front seats S
Rear seat fold-forward seatback S
Max seating capacity 5
Height adjustable driver seat S
Leather front and rear seat upholstery S
Tire mobility kit S
Driver cushion tilt S
Power driver and passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Height adjustable passenger seat S
Power height-adjustable driver and passenger seats S
Full cloth headliner S
Driver thigh support S
Floor mats S
Leather upholstery S
Driver and passenger heated-cushions S
Power driver and passenger cushion tilt S
Cargo tie-downs S
8-way power driver seat S
Power 4-way driver and passenger lumbar support S
Leather door panel trim S
Piano black console insert O
Power reclining driver and passenger seats S
Manual driver thigh support S
Aluminum instrument panel insert, door panel insert, console insert O
Front seats bucket
Carpet trunk lid/rear cargo door S
Passenger cushion tilt S
Leather steering wheel S
Driver lumbar support S
Rear 60-40 bench seat S
Leather/aluminum shift knob S
10-way driver seat adjustment S
Rear seat center armrest with pass-thru and skibag with storage S
Cargo light S
Passenger lumbar support S
Carpet floor covering S
Heated rear seat O
Heated rear seats O
SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite with seek-scan, 6-disc in-dash CD player S
6-disc CD changer S
Remote CD compatible S
Premium amplifier O
1 1st row LCD monitor O
Radio grade SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite with seek-scan, 6-disc in-dash CD player O
Glove box 6-disc remote CD O
Premium audio system O
Speed sensitive volume S
Wireless phone connectivity S
10 premium speakers O
MP3 decoder S
10 speakers S
Amplifier S
Audio theft deterrent S
Window grid and roof mount antenna S
Steering-wheel mounted audio controls S
Steering wheel mounted audio controls S
Remote 6-disc CD changer O
Radio data system S
AM/FM radio S
Digital signal processor Bose AudioPilot
1st row LCD monitors 1
Diversity antenna S
SIRIUS AM/FM/Satellite with seek-scan O
Speed-sensitive volume S
10 Bose speakers O
Door-ajar warning S
High intensity discharge headlights S
Low-washer-fluid warning S
Rear window defroster S
Tachometer S
Front windshield visor strip S
Projector beam Bi-xenon high intensity low/high beam headlamps S
Tire pressure sensors S
Variable intermittent rain detecting wipers wipers with heating jets O
Delay-off projector beam Bi-xenon high intensity low/high beam headlamps O
Battery warning S
Light tinted windows S
Lights-on warning S
Trunk-ajar warning S
Directionally adaptive headlights S
Reverse sensing system rear
Water temp. gauge S
Rear fog lights S
Rear side blind O
Front reading lights S
Low-tire-pressure warning S
Dome light with fade S
Variable instrument panel lighting S
Brake pad wear S
Bulb-failure warning S
Systems monitor S
Fully automatic headlights O
Headlight washer S
Parktronic rear parking sensors S
Rear reading lights S
Variable intermittent wipers with heating jets S
Low-oil-level warning S
Sun blinds O
Delay-off headlights O
Power rear window blind O
Key-in-ignition warning S
Oil-pressure warning S
Light-tinted windows S
Analog display S
Rear window blind O
Variably intermittent wipers S
Heated front windshield wiper jets S
Trip odometer S
Low-fuel warning S
Compass O
Rain sensing wipers O
4 door curb/courtesy lights S
In-dash clock S
Auto-leveling headlights S
Front and rear reading lights S
Low-coolant warning S
Brake-fluid warning S
Outside-temperature display S
Outside temperature display S
Front fog lights S
Trip computer S
Exterior height 55.7"
Compression ratio 12.50 to 1
Turning radius 18.2'
Engine torque 317 lbs.-ft. @ 5,500 rpm
Interior cargo volume 13.4 cu.ft.
Front legroom 41.3"
Engine horsepower 420-hp @ 7,800 rpm
Valvetrain DOHC
Drag coefficient .31
Engine type V-8
Rear shoulder room 53.4"
Wheelbase 104.3"
Curb weight 3,957 lbs.
Valves 32
Engine displacement 254 cu.in.
Fuel economy city 13 mpg
Passenger volume 90.1 cu.ft.
Front shoulder room 55.1"
Rear headroom 37.1"
Front headroom 37.9"
Rear tread 61.4"
Maximum interior cargo volume 13.4 cu.ft.
Ground clearance (min.) 3.7"
Fuel tank capacity 16.6 gal.
Front tread 61.4"
Engine bore x stroke 3.3" x 3.7"
Rear legroom 34.3"
Exterior body width 71.5"
Exterior length 180.7"
Fuel economy highway 20 mpg
Ground clearance (min) 94mm (3.7")
Basic warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 144/ unlimited
Powertrain warranty (months/miles) 48/50,000
Maintenance warranty (months/miles) 12/5,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) 48/ unlimited

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