Developed for FIA Group B rally racing, the Audi Quattro was key to the dominance of all-wheel drive for the back-road motorsport. Just 224 homologation specials were produced for the road by Audi, extreme in every respect with their shortened-wheelbase profiles, lightweight Kevlar body panels and 302-horsepower turbocharged engines.
The Quattro today is an unmitigated star among ‘80s collector cars, a rare highlight of the decade, the likes of which were never repeated.
The Pick of the Day is a 1986 Audi Sport Quattro coupe painted Tomato Red, as were more than half of the road-going versions. The odometer shows just over 34,000 miles.
“The most collectible and most exciting Audi of all time,” states the Scotts Valley, California, restoration company advertising the Audi on ClassicCars.com. “Extremely