Audi 50 – specification

Model Audi 50 LS/GL/GLS*
Displacement (cc) 1093/1093/1272*
Bore x stroke (mm) 69.5 x 72/69.5 x 72/75 x 72*
Compression ratio 8.6:1/9.7:1/8.2:1*
Power output 50bhp @ 5800rpm/60bhp @ 6000rpm/60bhp @ 5600rpm*
Maximum torque 55.7lb ft @ 3500rpm/61.5lb ft @ 3500rpm/70lb ft @ 3400rpm*
Carburettor 31 PICT/5 down-draught with automatic choke
Transmission Front-wheel drive, four-speed manual
Top speed (mph) 88/94.5/94.5*
0-60mph (seconds) 15.4/13.5/12.9*
Front suspension MacPherson struts, coil springs, single track control arm, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension Torsion beam, trailing arms, coil springs (GL/GLS*: anti-roll bar)
Steering Self-adjusting rack and pinion with negative roll radius, turning circle: 31.5ft
Brakes 239mm discs (front), 180mm drums (rear, GL/GLS*: load-sensitive pressure regulator)
Wheels 4.5 J x 13 pressed steel rims
Tyres 135 SR 13/135 SR 13/145 SR 13*
Unladen weight (kg) 685
Dimensions (l/w/h mm) 3510/1560/1344
Track (front/rear, mm) 1296/1312; wheelbase: 2335
Luggage capacity (seats up/folded, litres) 238/840
Fuel tank capacity (gallons/litres) 7.9/36

Optional equipment
Car radio (‘Salzgitter’, ‘Braunschweig’, ‘Emden’ or ‘Ingolstadt’ sets)
Front seat head restraints
Halogen H4 headlamps and headlamp washers
Heated rear window
Sliding steel sunroof
Three-point front seat belts
155/70 SR 13 tyres

*1977-1978 GLS (1974-1977 GLS: 1093cc)

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