Bonhams : 1985 Audi Quattro Sport SWB Coupé Chassis no. WAUZZZ85ZEA905089 Engine no. KW000027

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Audi Quattro


One of the most influential of recent decades, the Audi brought four-wheel drive the motoring mainstream. Introduced in the Quattro was based on the outwardly Coupé’s bodyshell but used a floor pan to accommodate its four-wheel-drive and independent rear suspension. The was a development of the five-cylinder, 2.1-litre, unit first seen in the 200

Equipped with a KKK turbocharger, it 200bhp in road trim considerably more being in competition tune. Phenomenally and sure-footed on the road, the Quattro in international rallying, winning the Championship for Audi in 1982 and and the Driver’s Championship in ’83 and but its enduring legacy would be the of four-wheel drive’s advantages for cars. Since then has gone on to apply its quattro 4WD to many other

models but only the original (or version is spelled with a ‘Q’.

The Sport version of Audi’s Quattro was launched in the autumn of three years after the unveiling at the Geneva Salon had the motoring world by storm. It had a wheelbase and was fitted with a lighter version of the five-cylinder boasting an aluminium block and a 20-valve cylinder head, anti-lock braking made its appearance on a quattro-equipped Audi.

Running on Bosch HI-Jetronic injection, the extensively revised developed a claimed 306bhp and this quite remarkable car a top speed of around 155mph. built only 214 examples of the though only 164 were sold to customers.

Audi Quattro

The rare Audi Quattro was originally manufactured in April (confirmed by Audi Ag) and delivered new to where it was purchased by a Mr Richard on 13th November 1986. It no signs of ever being for competitions.

Mr Davis kept the car in and used it until August covering a recorded 39,000 There is a 1990 service and an Omani registration document on The car was imported into the UK later same year by Mr Davies’ and as ‘B702 RJF’.

A further 5,000-or-so kilometres covered before the car was purchased in 2001 by the current owner, who had it re-sprayed in Proteo Red Mica, its livery. It has been in storage for the seven-or-so years, the last MoT issued in November 2006 at kilometres (approximately 32,600

The Quattro is currently undergoing engine work (change of etc) and a partial re-spray to the end where it was damaged some ago prior to storage. Currently the car comes with Swansea V5C and a file of supporting documentation.

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