It’s been 30 years since he launched one of the biggest legends in the history of rally sports car , the Audi Sport Quattro . At the 1983 Frankfurt Motor Show saw the light of day the car who wrote history and completely dominated the business for which it is made. German giant has produced 224 copies street and they became very respected and in demand. At this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show , Audi is ready to turn a new leaf and customer offer Sport Quattro , which will be positioned above the R8 is the best and the most expensive model of the company . It is a plug -in hybrid that develops 690 hp, making it the most powerful serial Audi ever produced . While there are not many details, I will pass on what we know.
2016 Audi Sport Quattro – design
On the design side , many lines are shared with the whole concept of the same name in 2010 , and the car in profile significantly resembles the legendary predecessor. The interior of 2016 Audi Sport Quattro is done in a similar style as the majority of today’s products of German giants , but with high quality materials and a long list of standard equipment .
The 2016 Sport Quattro will share a global Volkswagen’s MLB platform along with other models, Porsche, Bentley and Audi. This car , which is still in the concept stage, the 4,602 mm long, 1,964 mm wide and 1,386 mm high , which makes it similar dimensions as the Audi RS5 .
2016 Audi Sport Quattro – engine
Much more attention has , however, attracted mechanics , and it starts with a 4.0L twin-turbo V8 engine that develops 552 hp , while the electric motor adds 148 HP . This means that 2016 Quattro Sport develops 690 hp and 799 Nm of torque while the power is transferred to all four wheels through eight speed automatic transmission. Audi also claims that, in regular driving , average consumption is under three liters per 100 kilometers, thanks to a system that shuts down half the cylinders when not needed, and an electric motor Sport Quattro can travel 50 kilometers on a single charge . The driver can also adjust the ride in three modes – EV , Hybrid and Sport . In EV , the car is able to go only to the electric motor as a hybrid combining the two motors .
2016 Audi Sport Quattro – release date and price
The version that is probably the most interesting to us is the sport where this 1,850 -pound car shows its strength with acceleration to 100 km / h in 3.7 seconds and a top speed of 304 km / h. In the end, we will note that the German giant is planning a limited production of 250-500 copies, with a starting price of up to 250,000 euros (about $ 329.800 ) . Production model should be introduced next year, with sales to start in 2016 .
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