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RE: UrQ RC car wanted

Here's some pictures of RC/Model Quattros:


Seems like there are a bunch of A4 models around.

- Rob Winchell

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-quattro@coimbra.ans.net
> [mailto:owner-quattro@coimbra.ans.net]On Behalf Of Steven Buchholz
> Sent: Thursday, January 08, 1998 12:31 PM
> To: daserde@ucla.edu; rwo@u.arizona.edu
> Cc: quattro@coimbra.ans.net
> Subject: Re: UrQ RC car wanted
>  # Ah, geez. Audi parts are so tough to find, now even the model UrQs have
>  # become valuable. I won't be selling mine, though: My 16 yr old brother
>  # found it at a yard sale. Black urQ, HB tobacco sponsorship stickers.
>  # have the controller. Working headlights! Maker (no kidding, the only
>  # stamped on the underside: Ecstasy) Probably German-made, owing to the
>  # tobacco theme (never on a US toy!) and the "schnell/langsam" on the
>  # control switch. Such oddities...
>  # Was this one like the one you remember?
>  #
> ... no, it turns out that Radio Shaft actually had a proportional RC
> 2WD model of the Audi quattro turbo coupe.  I got mine as a gift.  It
> is cool, but nowhere near as quick as my RC-10!
> I am intrigued about your model though.  The only other RC urq model I
> was aware of was made by Tamiya ... but I've never seen one.  I'm thinking
> that the stickers are made to replicate a particular car, so simply
> it has cigarette labels doesn't mean it was made in Europe ... but the
> fast/slow in German sure seems to ...
> Any chance you could get some photos scanned in so that we can check it
> Steve Buchholz
> San Jose, CA (USA)