Thursday, September 5, 2013

A Tale of 2 Sport quattros

A real Sport quattro circa 1985, designed specifically to win the World Rally Championship:
The 5-cylinder turbo AWD legend!
A marketing scam called the 'Sport quattro concept' designed for no apparent reason and with nothing remotely in common with the real one:
A 4000lb behemoth with a nightmarish Rube Goldberg drivetrain consisting of a twin-turbo V8 and a politically-correct electric motor coupled to an 8-speed automatic trans ....yawn ....