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Audi quattro, 1980


The Audi quattro presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1980 represented a quantum leap in the repositioning of the Audi brand. The statement “Vorsprung durch Technik” was taken literally. Outstanding traction due to permanent four-wheel drive and two manually locking differentials predestined the Audi quattro for use on slippery surfaces.

Engine: 5-cylinder petrol engine with turbocharger and intercooler
Displacement: 2,144 cc to 2,226 cc
Power: from 200 hp at 5,500 rpm to 220 hp at 5,900 rpm
Series: 03/1980-05/1991
Production: 11,452 cars

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