AUDI Quattro

MODERN CLASSIC

ANDY ENRIGHT

THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PERFORMANCE CAR OF THE LAST 40 YEARS? THATíLL BE INGOLSTADTíS ALL-WHEEL-DRIVE LEGEND

Model Audi Quattro MB

Engine 2226cc inline 5cyl, dohc, 10v, turbo

Max power 147kW @ 5500rpm

Max torque 270Nm @ 3000rpm

Transmission 5-speed manual

Weight 1335kg

0-100km/h 6.9sec (claimed)

Economy 10.6L/100km

Price from $80,000


SHOULD YOU need a history lesson on the development of the Audi Quattro, look no further than the September í19 issue of Wheels magazine. Peter Robinson met Jorg Bensinger, the engineer who was the father of the Quattro, drove both road and rally versions at the original Turracher Hohe press launch venue and revealed the backstory behind this revolutionary vehicle.