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Thirty Years After The Original, Audi Wants To Build Another Masterpiece Blue and red flashing lights filling the mirror after a spirited canyon run are never welcomed. Yet this time, I've fully embraced them. Why? I'm driving down California's Pacific Coast Highway in Audi's one-of-a-kind Quattro Concept with a full police escort. In front, law enforcement is clearing the road ahead as if sweeping for mines, pushing civilian traffic off to the side. I've got another unit behind me, shooing the restless natives off my flanks. The parade is impressive, but I'm wary of the... Read More

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    Report: Audi Sport Quattro Concept to spawn volume sports car?
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    There have been two modern re-imaginings of the original 1984 Audi Ur-Quattro: the Quattro Concept of 2010 (shown above) and the Sport Quattro Concept revealed at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. In between them, there have been numerous rumors about what, if any, kind of production car Audi might make of them. According to a new report in Auto Motor und ...

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    Report: New Audi Quattro concept coming to Frankfurt?
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    We first saw the Audi Quattro Concept at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, and since then we've been tugged this way and that by a series of rumors as to whether the car will be built or not, and whether such a car will live at the accessible or the exalted end of the cost spectrum. A report in Germany's Auto Zeitung from June restarted the fires of gossip with ...

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    Report: Audi readying 650-hp Sport Quattro Concept for Frankfurt
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    Remember Audi's perfectly lovely Quattro Concept from the 2010 Paris Motor Show? Of course you do. The latter-day Ur-Quattro is laser-etched in our brains as well – and not just because Audi was kind enough to offer our man Michael Harley a mountain drive of its seven-figure showcar. At the time, Audi hinted that the coupe might have a showroom ...

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    Report: Audi's new Quattro Coupe may be Evoque-style CUV
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    This is sad news, depending on how you look at it. According to UK magazine Car, Audi will not produce a road-going version of the terrific Quattro Concept, first seen at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. Since its debut, we have driven it, we have loved it and now it seems we will not see a production version of it. Apparently, Audi believes that the ...

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    Report: Audi Quattro model to return in time for 35th anniversary?
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    The Audi Quattro Concept revealed at the 2010 Paris Motor Show has, quietly, been trying to get enough traction to make a real run at production. The last we heard about it was April 2011, when the prototype engineers had a running model based on the S5 that was about 500 pounds lighter than an R8. In a poll we ran with that news, nearly 61 percent of you ...

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    Report: Audi Quattro edging closer to production [w/poll]
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    When the veil was lifted on the Audi Quattro concept at the Paris Motor Show last year, suffice it to say people stood up and paid attention. And ever since, reports have been circulating of its production potential. Call it an inside line, or call it wishful thinking, but the latest reports indicate that the Quattro coupe – a five-cylinder, ...

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    Quick Spin: Audi Quattro Concept
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    Thirty Years After The Original, Audi Wants To Build Another Masterpiece Blue and red flashing lights filling the mirror after a spirited canyon run are never welcomed. Yet this time, I've fully embraced them. Why? I'm driving down California's Pacific Coast Highway in Audi's one-of-a-kind Quattro Concept with a full police escort. In front, law ...

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    The Audi diet: Automaker wants to slash weight from entire lineup
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    Audi makes some blazingly fast automobiles. If you need proof, spend some seat time in vehicles like the RS6 or the R8. They make it look like producing autos with plenty of kick is a piece of cake for Audi. Making that same vehicle fuel efficient, though, is no easy task. Thankfully, lighweighting – a process of stripping mass from the entire ...

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    Audi Quattro reportedly destined for the green light - but in what form?
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    If your jaw dropped at the site of the Audi Quattro concept unveiled in Paris, you weren't alone. The aluminum and carbon fiber throwback was one of the best looking – and all-around most enticing – show cars on display at Versailles. And if you ask the people in charge, it could be destined for showrooms in short order. The thing about Audi ...

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    Report: Audi building business case for limited-edition Quattro concept
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    Audi stunned us at this month's Paris Motor Show when it unveiled the Quattro concept – an homage to the original Ur-Quattro that pioneered the automaker's now-signature all-wheel-drive system. It shares its underpinnings with those found on the hot RS5 coupe, packs 408 horsepower and weighs less than 3,000 pounds. Talk about impressive. We ...

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    Video: Audi Quattro Concept plays with our emotions
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    Audi unleashed its Quattro Concept at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, but the automaker isn't done sharing with us just yet. We now have a short new video clip of the Quattro, and we can't stop staring. There are so many questions that will most likely go unanswered. What's it like to drive? How much would a production version cost? Does Audi accept our ...

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    Paris 2010: Audi Quattro Concept celebrates 30 years of performance
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    Here they are folks, the first live images we've managed to snap of the Audi Quattro Concept that's currently being debuted at the Paris Motor Show. We expect to get much more closely acquainted with the machine over the next couple of days, but until then, take a gander at the machine that Audi crafted to celebrate 30 years of Quattro performance. Keep ...

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    Audi Quattro concept celebrates 30th anniversary of original
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    We've been speculating, applying the magnifying glass to spy shots and just plain wishing that the rumors were true. They are – Audi is set to debut the Quattro concept car at the Paris Motor Show in celebration of its famous all-wheel-drive system's 30th anniversary. Drawing its inspiration from the original 1980 Audi Ur-Quattro and using some ...

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