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RE: Audis in the movies

On Mon, 16 Dec 1996, steveb@falcon.kla.com (Steven Buchholz) wrote:
>> I think we have seen this string before, but I have a new one.  I think the 
>> movie is a John Hughes flick "Something Wonderful" or something with the word 
>> "wonderful" in the title.  Anyhow, a 5K wagon is featured in the movie, as is 
>> a 5K 4-dr in Ferris Beullers Day off.
>> I was channel surfing last night and the sight of an Audi 200 Quattro sedan 
>> caught my attention.   It was prominently featured in "The Living Daylights" 
>> starring Timothy Dalton as James Bond.  I started watching the chase scenes 
>> and then later he gets into another Audi: this time a 200TQ Wagon.  The 
>> Audis didn't have all the trick stuff as in the Aston.    So which other 
>> movies have Audis been spotted in?
>... familiar thread ... since it seems to come up every once in a while 
>it might be good if someone put it in the archives!
>I don't recall seeing this one before, so I thought I'd chime in.  In another
>Bond movie (View To A Kill) Patrick McNee takes the Rolls to a gas station to
>be washed.  In the station are some kind of Renault, with the bad gals, a Mini
>and an older Audi 80 (AKA Fox).  Since the Fox is near and dear to my heart I
>thought I'd mention it.  This one was red and not in prime condition ...
>Steve Buchholz
>San Jose, CA (USA)
>'78 Audi Fox GTI 4+5 (ACHTZIG) ... perhaps soon to leave the fold ...

And while we're beating the BW to death, an Audi was also in 'Independance Day'.  When LA was being destroyed, they show all the cars flying 
through the air, there is a good 3-5 sec shot of a 5K/100/200 just before some 'Murican car lands atop...

Pardon me for succumbing to this thread...

-Stott Hare      
'84 4Ksq  (black _& blue_, have turbo, waiting to install...)
Biddeford, Maine