Posted on: Jun 16, 2013 | 38,936 reads

650 HP Audi Sport Quattro Coming to Frankfurt?

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the original Quattro, Audi is reportedly planning to unveil a production version of the 2010 Quattro Concept.
If anyone recalls, nearly two years ago at the 2010 Paris Motor Show Audi debuted something really awesome but wasn’t committed to building: the Quattro Concept. Intended to be a tribute to the original and legendary 1984 Sport Quattro, the Quattro Concept looked fantastic and was powered by a 2.5-liter five-cylinder that produced around 380 horsepower and 354 lb-ft of torque. Power was sent to all four wheels (of course) via a dual-clutch gearbox. We all wanted to see it as a production car but Audi remained noncommittal.
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But now word coming from a few sources is indicating that the automaker plans to debut a production version at Frankfurt this September in honor of the 30th anniversary of the original. The early buzz is indicating the new Quattro will have a "sharper" shape than the concept and will also incorporate a number of lightweight components such as carbon fiber, aluminum and magnesium. All told, the new Quattro will likely weigh in the ballpark of 2,866 lbs. And unlike the concept’s five-pot, the production car could end being powered by a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 that’s good for around 650 hp. No official word yet on pricing, but it’ll likely sticker for around $150,000 and production, not surprisingly, will be limited.
650 HP Audi Sport Quattro Coming to Frankfurt?
650 HP Audi Sport Quattro Coming to Frankfurt?
650 HP Audi Sport Quattro Coming to Frankfurt?
650 HP Audi Sport Quattro Coming to Frankfurt?
source: autozeitung.de



by Jay Traugott
650 HP Audi Sport Quattro Coming to Frankfurt?
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