Audi Quattro Concept – New Concept Car from the Paris Auto Show – – Road & Track

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By Andrew Bornhop September 28, / Photos by John Lamm

To the 30th anniversary of the first which was first shown at in 1980, Audi has taken the of a beautiful new concept at the Paris Show. This Audi Concept, in Col de Turini white is a striking automobile, clearly a interpretation of the original Quattro. We can hope that the good in Ingolstadt decide to build a version of this car.

The particulars: The foundation of this Concept is the Audi RS 5. one of the brand’s production vehicles. Audi the wheelbase by 5.9 in. and lowered the roof by 1.6, compared to the 4-seat RS 5. The Concept, a 2-seater, has a heavily body made mostly of but the hood and rear hatch are fiber. Weight is down to lb. which is almost exactly the as the Audi Sport Quattro 1984.

For an idea of how potent the new Quattro Concept is, it has a power-to-weight on par with the 525-bhp Audi R8 V10

Under the hood, you might a V-8. Rather, Audi has to use a turbocharged inline-5 that from the Audi TT RS. which is to the U.S. next year. In the Quattro concept, this longitudinally mounted engine is to produce 408 bhp, which says will accelerate the car 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in only 3.9 The car has a 6-speed manual transmission, and delivery is 60-percernt rear-biased for a sporty feel.

That stated, the Concept crown-gear center differential is a lightweight unit that can the torque between the front and axles over a broad The Audi Quattro Concept features the sport differential, actively distributes torque the rear wheels. When into or accelerating in a curve, the of the torque flows to the outside enhancing the rear-drive feel.

As for the look of the Concept Quattro, clear that there’s an A5 and an RS 5 in the genes, but it’s a car with a more aggressive overall Muscular C-pillars pay homage to the of the original Quattro. What’s with its minimal rear short overall length of in. and a 102.3-in. wheelbase, this car has written all over it.

Audi Quattro

Other cool details LED headlamps, carbon-ceramic brake large fender flares, center-lock wheels, and an air outlet on the side of the hood that the turbo 5-cylinder breathe.

there’s a single-frame grille chrome trim, and the large spoiler integrated into the hatch extends automatically as and can be adjusted for maximum downforce. to pay proper respect to the original as the winner of numerous World Championships, a so-called prayer classic rally copilot’s description#151;can be displayed on the dash in mode. This provides information about the route for an authentic rally feel.

Let’s hope the road for Audi finds the Quattro in production soon.

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