These cars were quite successful in rally and looked pretty rad on the road too. The talented engineers from audi had planned to put this engine in a new rally car designed for group s in 1987, but fia canceled the series along with group b following multiple fatal accidents that occurred in 1986.
The car was tested by walter röhrl but it never raced;
Audi sport quattro rally. Der audi sport quattro ist ein sportwagen von audi, der erstmals 1983 auf der iaa in frankfurt vorgestellt wurde. Audi’s first appearance of their quattro awd system and what a debut it was. Three months later, mikkola won the safari rally, chased home by röhrl in second.
Audi's response was the sport quattro, a heavily modified version. 1 synopsis 2 performance 3 statistics 4 conversions 5 trivia 6 gallery 6.1 upgrades 6.2 forzavista 7 references the 1983 sport quattro was designed for group b. 1985 audi turbo quattro coupe.
Rare year for north america: The audi sport quattro was introduced in the second part of the 1984 season, and that was the most successful season for audi, with stig blomqvist becoming the world champion and having the team also take the world title. In the end, the audi sport quattro e2 only participated in six wrc rallies before audi called it a day after spectator deaths at the portugal rally in 1986.
In order to go rallying with its group b legend, the sport quattro, audi had to build a version for the road as well. The roadgoing rally monster | cool cars for sale. This unfortunate accident gave audi an out and was a somewhat face saving act as their car was not as fast as the lancia delta s4 or the peugeot 205 t16.
This exceptional example was produced at the audi factory on june 19th, 1985. It sported a much shorter wheelbase (12.6″) than the normal quattro plus using the steeper. The 1985 audi sport quattro s1 is still the most powerful rally car ever built.
It can be discovered as a barn find in forza horizon 4. Audi sport debuted its 200 quattro on the 1987 monte carlo rally, where röhrl finished third. The group s regulations were scrapped along with the group b regulations after a number of accidents involving fatalities during the 1986 season.
Audi concluded the most successful season with a new car. Blomqvist was racing with the quattro a2 in nine races of the world rally championship and switched to the new car. Tuned from new 1984 audi quattro.
Not bad for 1984, or now for that matter The audi sport quattro the early 1980s is often thought of as the golden era of rally racing. Audi quattro sport s1 replica , coupe.
The big executive saloon was also campaigned by audi uk in 1988, while an audi 90 quattro also appeared at events in europe around that time. Market out of all 164 street cars delivered of the total. But when we got them, we didn’t just put them on a trailer and head off to a rally.
‘the audi uk quattro rally cars were built by audi sport in ingolstadt, germany. Car salesmen arrested after 180 mph dodge charger hellcat test drive share this article: Rally prepped 1984 audi quattro.
For sale a replica of the audi s1 group b driven by jean krucker during the year. Dede private seller since oct 02, 2020. Audi sport quattro s1 e2 replica is a testament to the golden era of rally racing correction:
You can see a prototype of the sport quattro rs 002 at the company’s museum at home in ingolstadt. Michèle mouton went on to become the first woman to win a world championship rally, the 1981 san remo, driving, of course, an audi quattro. It was audi’s gambit at turning the quattro into a competitive group b car which resulted in an amazing homologation special.
Produced at only 224 units, the sport quattro is one of the most coveted and expensive audis of all time. When audi introduced the sport quattro, it changed the rally landscape forever. Having worked as a mechanic with the audi uk rally team during the 1980s, scotsman norman gault helps keep the audi historic quattro road and competition cars in fine fettle today.
This race car for sale isn’t a real audi sport quattro group b car, but that’s almost better if you've always wanted to rally a group b car, but don't want to actually break a group b car. The 1983 audi sport quattro is a production rally car by audi featured in forza motorsport 2 as part of the december car pack and as standard in all subsequent main series titles. Audi quattro sport s1 replica , coupe.