Tag: quattro

Audi Quattro: Creating a Rally Legend

  Quattro (stylized as “quattro” [all lower case, mind you]) is synonymous with the Audi brand, but the beginnings of the quattro technology and quattro GmbH likely aren’t what you would have expected. Carfection visited Audi Tradition, the historian section and “secret vault” of the Audi brand to get the full scoop. The first Audi […] More »

  Comments | By - December 5, 2016

Long Live the Quattro

The Quattro was a monster, now it’s a representation of performance.

  Comments | By - August 15, 2016

Audi A4 Races Athletes Down World’s Steepest Street

What do you picture when you hear the name Audi? Perhaps an R8 cruising along the French Riviera? Maybe an RS6 blasting across the Autobahn in Germany?

  Comments | By - March 3, 2016

Six-millionth Audi with quattro drive

Jubilee at Audi: The six-millionth Audi with quattro drive rolls off the production line at the Ingolstadt plant today – only about one and a half years after the five-millionth quattro. Audi will deliver the jubilee car, an Audi SQ5* in monsoon gray metallic, to a family in the United States. This new production record demonstrates the global success of Audi quattro. Since the original quattro, the first Audi with permanent all-wheel drive in the year 1980, this technology has conquered the roads of the world. With approximately 170 quattro versions, the brand with the Four Rings offers the biggest selection of all-wheel drive vehicles amongst the premium manufacturers

  Comments | By - July 14, 2014

Improved ergonomics for Audi’s WEC drivers

Audi has developed a new concept for the R18 e-tron quattro’s ergonomics for the 2014 season. The configuration of the elements in the cockpit is even more logical now, their functions have been rethought, and the seating position has been improved. This makes it easier for the Audi drivers in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) to operate the controls of the hybrid sports car

  Comments | By - April 1, 2014

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