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Audi Quattro’s History

In car the Audi Quattro is one of the seven of the world. Its name is well all around the world. It differs all of its rivals by ensuring a totally cult for itself.

The Audi revolutionized the world of rallying, by the first to have a four-wheel system. Its enemies, like the Escort, were no match for incredible innovation. They couldn’t keep up. In 1981, Mouton was the first woman to win a top-level rally championship. In a row! And she was also driving….Yep! You it! The unbeatable Audi Quattro. It set up records! World nation drove this car! loved this car!

But did it start from? In 1975, a talented and ambitious engineer to Audi. Dr. Ferdinand Piëch, the of Ferdinand Porsche, was the lead behind project “Quattro”. His was to take Audi to another in the automotive industry. His vision was to a mass production like but in Mercedes’s quality. Tough That was the time when well-known slogan came to “Vorsprung durch Technik” of Progress), which is still in

In 1977, the company possessed the of a usable AWD system, but they had no what to do with it! The cold was the breakthrough! Audi realized when test driver Bensinger easily beat the 3 or 4 stronger cars with his Iltis. The all-wheel drive was an obvious advantage off road, but and Bensinger didn’t stop They knew that the traction and the safer cornering make the Audi Quattro the car in everyday life.

So they started by lengthening the of an Audi 80, and fitting it with a longitudinal 2.2 L engine. This was built for the prospective Audi 200 – the was too weak, and the 6-cylinder was too long and too So logically, they made a engine which was just as as the 6-cylinder, but it had the fuel economy of the

The Quattro prototype had the AWD system the Volkswagen Iltis, and that’s the technical problems came. How do send the driving force to all wheels so that the typical mechanical stress, high and increased tire wear at a manageable level? Again, task! But the geniuses at Audi got the answer. They need differentials! The transmission had an extra shaft, which transferred 50% of through the middle differential to the wheels’s differential, and the spinning in the other differential transferred the 50% of torque to the front wheels’s I know it sounds crazy and complicated, but bear with me!

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The bodywork was designed by Martin who said the following about his “In racing, either on the streets or on the there is no place for humaneness or The straight lines, the angularity represents the car’s unparalleled content.” The name of the upcoming car was until the last minute, but they came up with a which changed the automotive forever.

“Quattro” means in Italian, so it refers to the car’s drive and to Audi’s four-circled The first series of the Quattro was at the Geneva Auto Show on 3, 1980. The length of the five-seated is 4404 mm, with a 2524 mm wheelbase. The original engine was a cc inline 5-cylinder 10 valve with a turbocharger and an intercooler, produced 200 bhp and 285 Nm of torque at 3500 But eventually, after a few changes, the was modified to a 2.2 L DOHC producing 220 bhp and a top speed of 230 km/h (143 This was 30 bhp more than the 200. The Quattro weighs kg and needs 7.1 seconds to go from to sixty. It cost the same as a 911 SC (50,000 German Marks).

Audi made a car like no before. Still, they got competition. Peugeot, Mitsubishi, BMW, Subaru and many brands succeeded in making cars based on the Audi Unfortunately, with being a low on power, Audi’s rivals the Quattro a few years later. a few disappointments, Audi took a back from rallying, but didn’t throw out the Quattro. In Audi created the “avant” of the Quattro, which was a huge Since Audi became the brand to build a four-wheel station wagon. They made a special commercial for the Quattro system.

With Audi being a car in the 21st century, they the Audi Quattro Concept in at the Paris Motor Show to the 30th anniversary of the legend. to launch in 2013, Audi is developing the production version of the to try and keep the Quattro alive! I they succeed! It was the Quattro and its drive system which Audi from being an brand to the same level as or BMW. I know I speak for a lot of when I say that the Audi is a legend and also a milestone in the history…and I hope it never

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