Audi Quattro (B2)

  • Audi Quattro most known as an unbeatable rally car is also a road car that was produced from 1980 to 1991 by the Volkswagen group;
  • All Audi Quattros were hand-build cars, it took one week to manufacture one car VAG was producing only 3 cars per day;
  • In eleven years of manufacturing, this hand made car, VAG produced almost eleven and a half thousand Audi Quattros;
  • This all-wheel-drive Audi was manufactured with 3 different engines most powerful was a 2.2 L twenty valves DOHC, which produces 162 kW (220 PS, 217 hp);
  • The top speed of the latest model of the classic Audi Quattro production car is 230 km/h (143 mph);
  • In the autumn of 1981, a WRC round was won for the first time in history by a female: Michèle Mouton at the San Remo Rally. Dominant victories and two drivers’ and manufacturers’ titles with the ‘Ur-Quattro in the World Rally Championship between 1982 and 1984 were important factors for the market success of Quattro drive;
  • Audi Quattro was the first Turbocharged Rally race car.
  • Audi Quattro in 1981 cost £14,500 (around 17000 USD);
  • Our day’s prices for Audi Quattro B2 in a good shape start from 48 000 Euros (50 000 USD).

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Sources and Links:

https://www.audi.com

https://en.wikipedia.org/