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LW_Black4 07-25-2013 07:09 PM

The Evolution of Quattro [AWD] - History Lesson
 
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Folks,
No sure if you were aware of this history, but [B]the origin of the performance Subaru cars we love actually came from VW[/B], back in the time tunnel.

Audi started with the VW Iltis jeep drivetrain [Canadian Military had them until just recently] to make their first Quattro Coupe (1980) which immediately outclassed any FWD and RWD autos in Rally to dominate the sport for a decade.

[B]Our fabulous WRX/STi's were developed through off-road competiton on the WRC circuit to challenge the Quattro Coupe for Rally supremacy.[/B] They did pretty well, I may add.

Surprisingly, Citroen has the most WRC Driver's champions by constructor at 9, Subaru has 3 and Audi only 2.

List of World Rally Championship Drivers' champions
[url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_World_Rally_Championship_Drivers'_champions]List of World Rally Championship Drivers' champions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia[/url]

pzr2874 07-25-2013 08:33 PM

Now go back and find out how long each have been doing it (wins). Kinda interesting.


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