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Is $80,000 US Too Much for a U.S. spec Audi ur quattro?

by on 1 October 2015 in In Market

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Around the Fourtitude office, we call it the “highschool effect”. Essentially, any car that was cool when you were in highschool will go up in value when you or your peers arrive at the age at which toy cars begin to be purchased. Prices rise, those who don’t have one complain, those who do put their cars in the market and hope for a windfall. More…

Up Skirt Aerodynamics – Peering Underneath at Seldom Seen Audi Design

by on 29 September 2015 in PhotoGraphic

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One of our favorite publications from Audi is their _Encounter Magazine (a.k.a. Dialoge in German speaking markets). More than just the typical consumer marketing fluff piece, this publication publishes more engineering-minded stories sharing unexpected or little known views of Audi and its technology… perspectives like the underside of an automobile. More…

56K Mile Audi ur quattro and Rare DKW Coupe Head to Auctions America California Sale

by on 17 July 2015 in Events News In Market Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Audi collectors should take note. Auctions America is conducting their California Sale this week, including sale of an iconic ur quattro and a rare DKW. Nearly 300 collector sales are being sold from July 17-18, most notably these two four-ringers.

Mikkola & Blomqvist Thrill Crowds with Audi quattro Rallycar Demonstrations

by on 29 May 2015 in Motorsport Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Former World Rally Champions Hannu Mikkola and Stig Blomqvist reacquainted themselves with the awesome Audi quattro rallycar thrilling crowds at Knockhill in Scotland last weekend (16-17 May). More…

Event Coverage: Techno Classica 2015

by on 22 April 2015 in Events Coverage

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Much like Essen, Germany’s other big show focused on the aftermarket, trying to find a direct equivalent elsewhere in the world is a bit difficult. Sure, there are “auto jumbles” that cater to vintage cars like Hershey or Carlisle, and there are trade shows like the SEMA Show where company’s display their parts in a trade […] More…

Pristine Audi Ur quattro on Ebay Suggests “Highschool Rule” Applies to the Ur

by on 23 February 2015 in In Market

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Friday night we found a very clean 56,00o mile 1983 ur quattro on Ebay. It was the right color (red) and the only modifications that appeared to be on the car were ones that made it look more European, including glass e-code aero headlights, small bumpers with foglight, and Ronal wheels with a stepped lip. […] More…

Milltek Classic with New Exhaust System for Iconic Audi ur quattro

by on 30 January 2015 in Aftermarket & Tuner News Vintage & Youngtimer News

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For more than 30 years, British performance exhaust manufacturer Milltek Sport has been producing some of the World’s best and most successful aftermarket exhaust solutions. The company philosophy has always been to evolve and improve through technology to stay ahead of market trends. Milltek Sport’s incredible success can be largely attributed to the product range […] More…

Gallery: quattro & Sport quattro at Auto e Motor d’Epoca


Find of the Day: “Ashes to Ashes” ur quattro up for Charity Auction

by on 11 November 2014 in In Market Vintage & Youngtimer News

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Ashes to Ashes may have been a British market affair, but its ’80s period setting including a starring role for a red Audi ur quattro  helped it reach fans even across the Atlantic in the USA. The show’s last broadcast was back in 2010, though the series and the iconic red car remain fan favorites even […] More…

Find of the Day: 1985 North American-spec Ur quattro on Ebay

by on 10 October 2014 in In Market

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When it comes to the four rings, there is no car quite as iconic as the “Ur quattro” or original quattro. This is the car that put Audi back on the map after a Phoenix-like post war rebirth. This is what pushed the marque back into luxury and motorsport in one fell swoop. What you see here is a US-spec 1985 example that is well kept and nicely upgraded.

Video: Audi UrQuattro Receives the Petrolicious Treatment

by on 23 September 2014 in Video

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We’ve long been fans of Petrolicious, as their videos are beautifully shot and highlight some of the most interesting cars of all time.  Their most recent film features an Audi UrQuattro owned by Manuel Leon Minassian, who fell hard for the UrQuattro with its boxed flares and rally pedigree during his time at boarding school […] More…

Photo Gallery: The Winning Four – 30 Years of quattro Display at museum mobile