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Audi Duo, 1989


From August 1982, the revolutionary Audi 100 in streamline form was built. With a drag coefficient of just cw=0.3, it was the most streamlined series production vehicle of its time, gaining the coveted "Golden Steering Wheel" and the "Car of the Year" awards. An Audi 100 Avant quattro was used as the basis for Audi's first hybrid drive – the Audi Duo. The front wheels were driven by a 136 hp, 5-cylinder injection engine, while a DC electric motor provided environmentally compatible power to the rear axle.

Engine: 4- and 5-cylinder inline petrol or diesel engine
Displacement: 1,781 cc to 2,226 cc
Power: from 70 hp at 4,800 rpm to 165 hp at 5,500 rpm
Series: 09/1982-08/1991
Production: 738,814 cars