Audi Typenkunde. 1968-2013 By Frank Grosshans, Fabian Wiedl and Werner Wiedl. German text.
Le Mans, Nürburgring, Pikes Peak – Audi AG vehicles have been winning countless competitions on the world’s racetracks for decades. Particularly noteworthy are the recent series victories in endurance races and the many successes in international touring car championships. The dominance of Ingolstadt in rallying in the early 1980s will also remain unforgettable. The Audi technicians’ enthusiasm for innovation was and is always decisive. Whether through the quattro drive, the diesel and gasoline direct injection technology or the hybrid drive with electric motors – Audi likes to raise the bar a bit. This affects not only racing, but also production vehicles, and the company’s customers benefit in the long term from the experience gained at Audi Sport: Motorsport is and will remain an irreplaceable test field. You can find out how closely the relationship between competition and production vehicles is at Audi in this type customer. All racing cars from the traditional manufacturer are presented in pictures and text. And many a familiar face are among them! Whether Audi Super 90, Sport quattro, V8 quattro DTM or R18 e-tron quattro: From the motorsport beginnings in the 1960s to the present day, all actors are on stage in this type customer – including detailed tables with technical data, quantities and Racing. An indispensable reference work for fans of the four rings at a faster pace!