Audi Quattro: An All-Time Car

The Quattro, a rally and road sedan, introduced by the Audi, a Germany based Automaker Company which is now a division of the Volkswagen Firm. On 3 March 1980, this sedan was initially displayed at the event on Geneva Motor Show.

Where the word ‘quattro’ originated

The word ’quattro’ is originated from the word of Italy for ‘four’. Also, the title has been utilized by the Audi for defining the Quattro a 4-wheel constrains system otherwise one 4 wheel drive edition of the prototype of the Audi. In order to remove the puzzlement, the original Audi Quattro prototype also normally defined like the Ur-Quattro from which the ‘Ur’ is a German word which means ‘original’,’ initial of its type’ or ‘primordial’ and acts as a prefix and in this situation denotation ‘original’. This also pertains to the 1st generation S6 and S4 prototypes of the Audi, like in ‘Ur-S6’ and ‘Ur-S4’ and was renowned for its sound.

About its brand name

This sedan was the initial rally coupe for taking benefit of then-current modifications rules and regulations which permit the utilization of 4 helm drives in order to compete in the racing contest. This sedan won the contest after the contest for the subsequent 2 years. In order to memorialize the achievement of the innovative motor vehicle, all succeeding Audi’s with their brand name ‘quattro’ 4 wheel drive arrangement were badged and ‘quattro’ in small alphabet ‘q’ plus in a unique typeface that has stayed unmodified since its beginning. The original sedan with the capital alphabet ‘Q’ in the Audi Quattro brand is a collector’s element.

Sharing with the Audi 80 and Audi Sedan (B2)

The Quattro contributed to a number of parts and components of the center body among the Audi sedan that was an associate of the Audi B2 or 80 prototype ranges. The Audi Quattro was inside selected Typ 85 as a production cipher it contributed to the Quattro editions of Audi 80 and Audi Sedan (B2). Flared arches available on the wheels of the Audi Quattro were some of its features and were fashioned with Martin Smith. This sedan also has a front suspension and rear suspension which both were independent in nature.

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Technical Characteristics of Audi Quattro

Technical Characteristics of 2010 Audi quattro concept produced by Audi (DE).

Body Type Fixed-head coupe 2 doors
Weight 1300 Kg
Length 4280 mm
Height 1330 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm
Front Track n/a
Rear Track n/a
Ground Clearance n/a
Fuel Capacity n/a
Engine location front
Engine alignment longitudinal
Drive Wheels All wheel drive
Steering n/a
Fuel Supply System direct petrol injection
Max Power 408HP (300 kW) @ 5400 rpm
Max Torque 480Nm @ 1600 rpm
CO2 Emissions n/a
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 2480 cc
Bore 83 mm
Stroke 93 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 5 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 20
Compression Ratio n/a
Aspiration Turbo
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes VeDi-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 9J x 20 / 9J x 20
Standard Tyres 275/30 x 20 / 275/30 x 20
Suspension Front n/a
Suspension Rear n/a
Transmission n/a
Number of gears n/a
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 3.9 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City n/a
Road n/a
Mixt n/a