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1991 Audi 100 & Audi 200 (C3)


Audi 100 & 200 (C4)

Audi released the C4 (a heavily revised C3) in 1991. The C3-platform Audi V8 continued to be sold as a separate line. The major change for the C4 was the introduction of a 2.8 L, 90-degree, SOHC 12v, V6 engine. It was later joined by a 2.6 L variant, of the same configuration as the 2.8 L unit. They are essentially the same engines offered in the 1992, B4 Audi 80. The option of quattro permanent four-wheel drive was an option across the range, and the Audi 100 quattro was available with a ZF four-speed automatic gearbox.
For the 1995 model year, in conjunction with some styling revisions, Audi dropped the Audi 100 tag, renaming it the A6 instead. In addition, the existing 100-derived Audi S4 became the S6. The S4 name was later re-used for the high-performance derivative of the Audi A4. The Audi V8 had been replaced by the A8 in 1994.
The C4-based A6 continued until early 1997, when it was replaced by an all-new A6.
Audi 100 (C4)
Production 1991–1994

Neckarsulm, Germany

Tokyo, Japan (AMA)

Body and chassis
Body style

4-door saloon/sedan

5-door estate/wagon

Layout Front engine, front-wheel drive / quattro permanent four-wheel drive
Platform Volkswagen Group C4 platform


2.0 L I4 74 kW (99 hp) SPI

2.0 L I4 85 kW (114 hp) MPI

2.0 L I4 103 kW (138 hp) 16-valve

2.3 L I5 98 kW (131 hp)

2.6L V6 110 kW (148 hp)

2.8 L V6 128 kW (172 hp)


2.4 L I5 60 kW (80 hp)

2.5 L I5 85 kW (114 hp) TDI


4-speed automatic

5-speed manual

6-speed manual


2,687 mm (105.8 in) (FWD)

2,692 mm (106 in) (4WD)

Length 4,892 mm (192.6 in)
Width 1,778 mm (70 in)

1,430 mm (56.3 in)

1,438 mm (56.6 in) (FWD saloon)

1,448 mm (57 in) (FWD Avant)