1988 Italdesign Aztec Barchetta

Audi Power

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1988
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
Friday 30th April 2010 at 11AM
Registration Number: EU taxes paid Chassis Number: 010
Not surprisingly, no mainstream manufacturer was found to adopt the Aztec for mass production, so Japanese industrialist Myakawa purchased the rights for the car and commissioned Audi tuner Motoren-Technik-Mayer (MTM) in Wettstetten, near Ingolstadt, to finish the car for homologation and eventual limited production.
To much acclaim, the first road-going Aztec was presented at the 1992 Monaco Grand Prix, finishing a few demonstration laps before the start of the race. It also featured in an Industrial design exhibition at the Musée Georges Pompidou in Paris. MTM successfully received German type approval for the Aztec, but with a price tag of some DM 500,000 it was destined for a very limited production, especially bearing in mind the period’s recession, so only very few of these most exclusive cars were finished.
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