1985 Audi Sportquattro

SWB

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1985
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Ascot Racecourse,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Sunday 23 May 2010 at 3pm
Registration Number: UK registered Chassis Number: 905148
An evolution of the Audi Quattro which dominated the results of world class rallying, the Sport, with the marque‘s celebrated permanent four wheel drive transmission, was one of just 200 special homologation versions of the volume-produced Quattro coupe. These supercars were only available in left-hand drive and were equipped with an all new 20 valve alloy engine block. They can be easily identified by their shortness, the wheelbase being 29cm shorter than the standard Quattro fixed head coupe and sporting some seriously steroidal bulging wheel arches, rear wing vents and single square headlamps. It is considered one of the most significant rally cars of all time, and was one of the first to take advantage of the then recently changed rules which allowed the use of all wheel drive transmission in competition racing. Many critics doubted the vi