Audi Quattro Parts & Accessories

The birth of Quattro was really phenomenal. In fact, Audi engineers set a milestone in automobile technology 25 years ago with Quattro permanent for four-wheel drive. Being the pioneer of four wheel drive technology, the company set a benchmark as early as 1980 with the presentation of the Quattro coupe. The efficiency of this superior drive concept is testified by the number of successes that ensued on rally courses and circuits around the world.

Produced by the German automaker named Audi, the Audi Quattro or simply known as Quattro is a famous and historically significant road and rally car. It was notably the first four-wheel drive grand tourer since 1966's Jensen FF. Indeed, it is said to be one of the most significant rally cars of all time and was one of the first to take advantage of the then-recently rules that allow the use of all-wheel-drive in competition racing. Actually, there were many critics who manifested their doubts about the vitality of all-wheeled drive racers. They thought that they are quite heavy and complex. In the long run however, the Quattro ended up successful, winning a rally on its first outing and therefore wowed the huge crowd. Subsequently, the vehicle won the same competition for two consecutive years.

Many are amazed with the model's name — Quattro while some are confused. The car's graphics confusingly refer to the four-wheel drive system and use lower case "q". The term quattro with lowercase "q" refers to either the Audi AWD system or any AWD version of an Audi automobile. But to circumvent confusion, it is also used to refer to as the Ur-Quattro, whereas the prefix Ur is a German augmentative used to mean "original" and is likewise applied to the first generation of Audi's S4 and S6 sport sedans, as in UrS4 and UrS6. There is actually an additional aspect that added the complexity of this issue. Audi has retroactively changed all references to the model to lowercase to match its contemporary branding scheme and copyright.

The Quattro power on the permanent all-wheel drive is distributed as needed to all four wheels. High levels of safety as well as dependable traction on virtually all surfaces and excellent road holding, even in cross winds are provided in this system. This is definitely superior to manual all-wheel-drive systems due to the permanent safety advantage. With asymmetric/dynamic distribution of torque, the Quattro transfers up to a hundred percent of available driving torque to the front or rear axle whenever required.

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