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Audi Quattro General Information

Many potential misconceptions. The Audi Quattro was not the first 4x4 passenger car, that was the little known Jensen Interceptor FF (Formula Ferguson). The Audi Quattro was not the first 4x4 rally car, that was a pair of Range Rovers on the Bandama Rallye 1979. The Audi Quattro also was not the start of the groupB era, as it started life as a group4 car. But the Audi Quattro was the first rally car ever to combine 4x4 and turbo, a revolution to the WRC.

It was surprising that the Quattro was not the immediate success everybody has tipped. The car was performing in a league of its own, but reliability and handling problems meant the 1981 Quattro debut year became once more a battle between conventional cars with the Quattro only spicing up things a little.

One tale about the first Quattro was when Ford's Hannu Mikkola was invited to test the car. Hannu told his Ford team mate and friend Björn Waldegaard: "I am going to Ingolstadt to test a Jeep, silly buggers! I am not going to sign, but there is no harm in testing." - when he returned from Ingolstadt and Björn asked how it was, Hannu replied: "I have signed already!"
 

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Audi Quattro Evolutions

 
 
Model & Evo. (Activity)
 
BHP@
RPM
Torque
(Nm)@
RPM
Length
Width
Height
Weight
(Kg/BPM
Ratio)
 
Trans.
(W'base)
Audi Quattro _ (81-86) 330/6500 412/3250 4404.1733.1344 1190 (3.7) 4x4 (2524)

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Audi Quattro Results

This is an unofficial Car Results list and may be incomplete.

Pos Event Driver Co-Driver # Rego hh:mm:ss
16th. 1984 WRC Rally of Great Britain C. Lord R. Varley #29 [UNKNOWN] 0:00:00
36th. 1983 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo P. Bos N. Demuth #48 [UNKNOWN] 0:00:00
3rd. 1983 WRC Swedish Rally L. Lampi P. Kuukkala #7 [UNKNOWN] 4:32:51
7th. 1983 WRC Rally of Finland L. Lampi P. Kuukkala #11 [UNKNOWN] 4:35:36
4th. 1983 WRC Rally of Great Britain L. Lampi P. Kuukkala #10 [UNKNOWN] 9:16:57
24th. 1982 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo J. Malcher B. Chenez #32 [UNKNOWN] 0:00:00
30th. 1982 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo G. Chasseuil B. Chasseuil #68 [UNKNOWN] 0:00:00
2nd. 1982 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo H. Mikkola A. Hertz #1 [UNKNOWN] 8:24:22
1st. 1982 WRC Swedish Rally S. Blomqvist B. Cederberg #4 [UNKNOWN] 3:40:15
5th. 1982 WRC Swedish Rally M. Mouton F. Pons #5 [UNKNOWN] 3:46:08
16th. 1982 WRC Swedish Rally H. Mikkola A. Hertz #1 [UNKNOWN] 4:06:07
1st. 1982 WRC Rallye de Portugal M. Mouton F. Pons #7 [UNKNOWN] 7:39:36
3rd. 1982 WRC Rallye de Portugal F. Wittmann P. Diekmann #18 [UNKNOWN] 8:07:25
7th. 1982 WRC Tour de Corse M. Mouton F. Pons #9 [UNKNOWN] 14:43:48
1st. 1982 WRC Acropolis Rally M. Mouton F. Pons #9 [UNKNOWN] 12:54:44
1st. 1982 WRC Rallye do Brazil M. Mouton F. Pons #3 [UNKNOWN] 8:16:24
1st. 1982 WRC Rally of Finland H. Mikkola A. Hertz #3 [UNKNOWN] 4:19:05
2nd. 1982 WRC Rally of Finland S. Blomqvist B. Cederberg #5 [UNKNOWN] 4:19:33
1st. 1982 WRC Rallye San Remo S. Blomqvist B. Cederberg #9 [UNKNOWN] 8:37:47
2nd. 1982 WRC Rallye San Remo H. Mikkola A. Hertz #4 [UNKNOWN] 8:40:03
4th. 1982 WRC Rallye San Remo M. Mouton F. Pons #1 [UNKNOWN] 8:40:59
6th. 1982 WRC Rallye San Remo M. Cinotto E. Radaelli #12 [UNKNOWN] 8:55:51
1st. 1982 WRC Rally of Great Britain H. Mikkola A. Hertz #1 [UNKNOWN] 8:01:46
2nd. 1982 WRC Rally of Great Britain M. Mouton F. Pons #5 [UNKNOWN] 8:06:03
5th. 1982 WRC Rally of Great Britain H. Demuth J. Daniels #24 [UNKNOWN] 8:14:12
10th. 1982 WRC Rally of Great Britain M. Wilson M. Greasley #17 [UNKNOWN] 8:22:32
12th. 1982 WRC Rally of Great Britain J. Buffum N. Wilson #21 [UNKNOWN] 8:35:19
1st. 1981 WRC Swedish Rally H. Mikkola A. Hertz #2 [UNKNOWN] 3:48:07
4th. 1981 WRC Rallye de Portugal M. Mouton F. Pons #12 [UNKNOWN] 8:49:57
3rd. 1981 WRC Rally of Finland H. Mikkola A. Hertz #3 [UNKNOWN] 4:10:19
13th. 1981 WRC Rally of Finland M. Mouton F. Pons #14 [UNKNOWN] 4:27:32
1st. 1981 WRC Rallye San Remo M. Mouton F. Pons #14 [UNKNOWN] 8:05:10
4th. 1981 WRC Rallye San Remo H. Mikkola A. Hertz #5 [UNKNOWN] 8:18:20
1st. 1981 WRC Rally of Great Britain H. Mikkola A. Hertz #5 [UNKNOWN] 8:30:00

Audi Quattro Retirements

This is an unofficial Car Model Retirements list and may be incomplete.

Pos Event Driver Co-Driver # Rego Reason
Ret. 1983 WRC Rally of Great Britain D. Weidner R. Arthur #18 [UNKNOWN] SS52 fire
Ret. 1983 WRC Bandama Rallye A. Choteau . UNKNOWN #11 [UNKNOWN] SS48 transmission
Ret. 1982 WRC Rally of Great Britain L. Lampi P. Kuukkala #27 [UNKNOWN] SS9 crash
Ret. 1982 WRC Bandama Rallye S. Blomqvist A. Hertz #0 [UNKNOWN] SS0 only course opening car for road checking
Ret. 1982 WRC Bandama Rallye M. Mouton F. Pons #2 [UNKNOWN] SS49 crash
Ret. 1982 WRC Bandama Rallye H. Mikkola R. Gumpert #5 [UNKNOWN] SS30 flying service (OTL)
Ret. 1982 WRC Rallye San Remo F. Wittmann P. Diekmann #7 [UNKNOWN] SS2 crash
Ret. 1982 WRC Rallye San Remo H. Demuth A. Fischer #16 [UNKNOWN] SS50 engine
Ret. 1982 WRC Rally of Finland B. Waldegaard . UNKNOWN #0 [UNKNOWN] SS0 course opening car only
Ret. 1982 WRC Rally of Finland M. Mouton F. Pons #8 [UNKNOWN] SS17 crash
Ret. 1982 WRC Rallye do Brazil H. Mikkola A. Hertz #1 [UNKNOWN] SS4 crash
Ret. 1982 WRC Rally New Zealand H. Mikkola A. Hertz #3 [UNKNOWN] SS25 steering
Ret. 1982 WRC Rally New Zealand M. Mouton F. Pons #9 [UNKNOWN] SS16 engine
Ret. 1982 WRC Acropolis Rally H. Mikkola A. Hertz #3 [UNKNOWN] SS2 suspension
Ret. 1982 WRC Acropolis Rally F. Wittmann P. Diekmann #11 [UNKNOWN] SS32 steering
Ret. 1982 WRC Acropolis Rally M. Cinotto E. Radaelli #15 [UNKNOWN] SS9 electrics
Ret. 1982 WRC Tour de Corse H. Mikkola A. Hertz #8 [UNKNOWN] SS1 gearbox
Ret. 1982 WRC Tour de Corse F. Wittmann P. Diekmann #11 [UNKNOWN] SS10 engine
Ret. 1982 WRC Rallye de Portugal H. Mikkola A. Hertz #2 [UNKNOWN] SS11 crash
Ret. 1982 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo M. Mouton F. Pons #5 [UNKNOWN] SS12 crash
Ret. 1982 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo M. Cinotto E. Radaelli #11 [UNKNOWN] SS11 crash
Ret. 1981 WRC Rally of Great Britain M. Mouton F. Pons #10 [UNKNOWN] SS58 crash
Ret. 1981 WRC Bandama Rallye A. Choteau . UNKNOWN #18 [UNKNOWN] SS2 injection
Ret. 1981 WRC Rallye San Remo M. Cinotto E. Radaelli #29 [UNKNOWN] SS27 crash
Ret. 1981 WRC Rally of Finland F. Wittmann D. Nestinger #18 [UNKNOWN] SS9 disqualified - crash after stage claiming life of Finnish ASN boss
Ret. 1981 WRC Acropolis Rally H. Mikkola A. Hertz #8 [UNKNOWN] SS34 disqualified - car not according to homologation
Ret. 1981 WRC Acropolis Rally F. Wittmann D. Nestinger #17 [UNKNOWN] SS34 disqualified - car not according to homologation
Ret. 1981 WRC Acropolis Rally M. Mouton F. Pons #20 [UNKNOWN] SS34 disqualified - car not according to homologation
Ret. 1981 WRC Tour de Corse H. Mikkola A. Hertz #3 [UNKNOWN] SS8 engine
Ret. 1981 WRC Tour de Corse M. Mouton F. Pons #15 [UNKNOWN] SS9 engine
Ret. 1981 WRC Rallye de Portugal H. Mikkola A. Hertz #2 [UNKNOWN] SS26 engine
Ret. 1981 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo H. Mikkola A. Hertz #5 [UNKNOWN] SS28 brakes
Ret. 1981 WRC Rallye Monte Carlo M. Mouton A. Arrii #15 [UNKNOWN] SS1 wrong fuel