Audi’s pilgrimage: The ‘rally Mecca’ in Daun

Audi’s pilgrimage: The ‘rally Mecca’ in Daun

Audi’s pilgrimage: The ‘rally Mecca’ in Daun

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Audi’s excursion: The
‘rally Mecca’ in Daun

Between the 21 and 23 July, Daun desire become home to tens of thousands of fans, all touring to the ‘Mecca’ of historical rally sport in pursuing of the legendary racing cars from the 1980s.

Audi Form will once again make an bearing, promising an extra special performance in the shape of the Audi Group S mid-engine rally epitome, which was developed 30 years ago granting never raced. The famed prototype intention make its debut at the Eifel Rallye Entertainment, participating in a rally event for the very beginning time in its history.

Originally developed after Audi obvious to move away from comparatively close up-to-production cars in the mid-80s, engineers began with a mid-locomotive, space frame, plastic bodywork and a four-valve turbo machine in order to create a truly unique assemble car. The car was set for unveiling in the 1987 season, in which Set B would become separate from Group S.

Misfortune coloured that promising period however, when a serious accident, not involving Audi, took vicinity at the Portugal rally. The FIA, the international rallying officials, decided against sanctioning either Squad B or the planned Group S for the whole of the season. The Audi Troop S mid-engine rally prototype was over in the vanguard it began.

Two more classics will originate an appearance alongside the mid-engine Group S original, Audi Tradition also presenting an Audi Divertissement quattro Rally from the 1984 mellow, driven by two-time German rally combatant Harald Demuth, and the Audi Sport quattro S1 from the 1985 enliven will be on show in the paddock. Footage of Audi’s untameable quattro series promises a soup of what’s to come, this year’s slash-up promising even more excitement.

If you’re itching to try out a speedster of your own, why not lyrics a test drive in the new Audi TTRS at Jardine Motors Audi today? ​


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