Ti Kan: Audi - My S4 2.7 biturbo quattro

A hammer wrapped in velvet... Beautifully refined automobile that is silken in its demeanor yet stunningly fast when called for. With quattro, it provides the ultimate in mobility.

This page is about my S4 in its original stock form. Updated, higher quality photos are found in My Audi S4 biturbo quattro - Gallery 2. Check out the many performance, tech, and appearance modifications done on that page.
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Specifications of my S4

A ruler-flat torque curve that reaches its maximum at 1850 RPM means instant performance.
  • 0-60mph in 5.5 secs (Road & Track 10/99)
  • Standing 1/4 mile in 14.1 secs @ 98.5mph (Road & Track 10/99)
  • Top speed 143mph (electronically limited)
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  • 2.7L V6 engine, DOHC 5-valves/cylinder, 9.3:1 compression ratio, twin turbochargers, twin charge-air intercoolers
  • Variable geometry composite intake manifold, variable valve timing
  • Bosch Motronic ME7.0 engine management, direct ignition, dual knock sensors
  • Quad catalysts, quad heated oxygen sensors
  • 250hp @ 5800 rpm, 258 lb-ft torque from 1850-3600 rpm, maximum engine speed 6800 rpm
  • quattro permanent all wheel drive with TorSEN center differential, electronic differential lock (EDL), and electronic stability program (ESP)
  • 6-speed manual transmission
    • 1st: 3.50:1
    • 2nd: 1.89:1
    • 3rd: 1.23:1
    • 4th: 0.97:1
    • 5th: 0.81:1
    • 6th: 0.68:1
    • Final drive: 4.11:1
  • Sport front suspension: four-link independent with virtual steering axis, gas-charged shock absorbers, coil springs, anti-roll bar
  • Sport rear suspension: double wishbones, gas-charged shock absorbers, coil springs, anti-roll bar
  • High performance diagonally-split dual system braking with ABS 5.3 and electronic brake force distribution
  • Front vented 12.6" disc brakes with HP2, dual piston 4-pad calipers
  • Rear vented 10.1" disc brakes
  • Quick-ratio (16.2:1) power assisted rack and pinion steering, tilt-and-telescope adjustable steering column
  • 18x8 Avus design alloy wheels, including spare (from 2004 S4), See Gallery 2 for details.
  • Continental Conti SportContact2 235/40YR-18 ultra high-performance tires
  • Dual front airbags, front seat-mounted side airbags, dual side-curtain "Sideguard" head airbags, central locking auto-unlock and interior light auto-illumination on airbag deployment
  • European-specification Xenon high-intensity discharge headlights with automatic self-leveling. See Gallery 2 for details.
  • Tail light bulb conversion using Luxeon LED bulbs, See Gallery 2 for details.
  • Front fog lights, rear fog light
  • Anti-theft alarm system with interior motion sensors
  • High pressure headlight washer system
  • Grey polished birds-eye maple wood inlays on dash, center console and doors
  • Silk Nappa leather upholstery on seats, door panel and armrest
  • Leather wrapped 3-spoke sport steering wheel, shift boot and hand brake lever
  • Electronic climate control with pollen filter and sun sensor
  • Drive-by-wire electronic throttle, cruise control system with coast, acceleration and resume
  • 10-way power front seats with power lumbar adjustment, front center fold-down armrest with storage bin
  • 60/40 folding rear seat, first-aid kit in rear armrest bin
  • Remote keyless locking with controls in folding key, central locking system with selective unlock
  • 170mph speedometer, digital odometer with trip odometer, 8000rpm tachometer, fuel gauge, coolant temperature gauge, oil temperature gauge, voltmeter, digital clock with date
  • Multi-function display in instrument cluster for auto-check system, radio status display, trip computer (miles to fuel empty / instantaneous MPG / driving time / avg MPG / avg speed), user-programmable speed warning system, service interval reminder, and navigation system
  • Auto-dimming instrument cluster/console lighting, red illumination with white instrument pointers, fade-in/fade-out interior lights, footwell lights, red LED ambient lighting system for center console, puddle lights and reflector on each door
  • Heated driver's door lock, heated windshield washer nozzles, heated side mirrors
  • Power windows with one-touch down on all windows, one-touch up on front windows, and pinch protection on all windows.
  • Retained accessory power after key is removed from ignition
  • Convenience close feature for all windows and the sunroof, and convenience open feature for all windows using the key,
  • 4 tie-down eyelets in trunk, cargo net
  • Premium package: tilt-slide power glass sunroof with preset control and pinch protection, Homelink transmitter, switchable auto-dimming rear view mirror with digital compass (See Gallery 2 for details), auto-dimming side mirrors
  • Cold weather package: heated front seats with individual temperture adjustment, expandable ski/storage sack
  • Audi/Bose premium sound system with Symphony radio (1-CD player, cassette, AM/FM stereo) and 8 speakers
  • Audi/PhatNoise digital audio system, installed in trunk. See Gallery 2 for details.
  • Audi/Blaupunkt GPS navigation system with graphical information display in instrument cluster and voice directives
  • Light silver clearcoat metallic paint
  • Silver leather interior

White LED backlit instrument cluster