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Audi: 10 things you may or may not know about Quattro

It’s been around a fair old while now so it’s easy to forget just how revolutionary Audi’s four-wheel drive Quattro was when it first burst onto the scene all those years ago. Here’s a few things you may or may not know about the car that changed the way we drive: 1 in 8 million.(…)

A look back at the Audi V8 (1988 – 1993)

Audi hasn’t always been regarded as the prestige manufacturer it is today, back in the 1980s the German brand was regarded by many as a young pretender, a ‘Wannabe’ playing second fiddle to the big boys: Mercedes, BMW and Jaguar. The Audi V8 was the car maker’s first tentative step, to join the exclusive gentleman’s(…)

A look back at the Audi Coupe (1981 – 1988)

The 80-based Audi Coupé was the first of its type built by the company since the delectable 100S of the early 1970s. It arrived on the market half a year after the quattro first blew everyone away, and although it had the same body, you couldn’t mix up two given that car’s wheelarch blisters and(…)

A look back at the Audi 80, 90 and Quattro (1986 – 1991)

A large step forward was taken, when in 1986, the Audi 80 and its five cylinder off-shoot – the 90, hit our roads. Given premium prices, the interiors were exclusively made, and the style and detail incorporated oozed quality. From the mid-80’s onwards, aerodynamics was given special attention at Audi, and this was reflected by(…)

Audi to display famous motorsport editions throughout 2017

Of all Audi’s elder statesman, it’s most probably the Group B rally cars that live longest in the memory. Be it the early Quattro with its warbling five-cylinder engine or the flame spitting short wheelbase rally spec S1; Audi rally editions will always be remembered for the indelible mark they’ve left on motoring history and(…)

A look back at the Audi Quattro (1980 – 1993)

Audi changed the game when they brought out the first Quattro rally car. Up until the 1980’s, if you walked the track after a normal rally car had completed a stage; there would be two tyre marks on the road. The Quattro left four, as stones were hurled from each wheel. It was a new(…)

Audi’s fully electric SUV in the pipeline

In 2015, Audi teased us with the E-tron Quattro concept; promising an extremely similar production version set to be in showrooms by 2018. “We’re calling call it Audi E-tron, just ‘E-tron’, because this is a quite important Audi sub-brand for the future,” says Audi board member Dr Dietmar Voggenreiter. “There’s quite simple logic behind that.(…)

5 million of the Quattro model

Audi has made 5 million of their famous Quattro model. The all wheel drive model is a specification that is highly desired by all Audi fans. The model to come from the factory as the famous 5 millionth model was the A6 Allroad Avant. This model comes with an all-weather grip enhancer. At first this(…)