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Time for Timing Belts
In message <Pine.SOL.3.96.980203082729.11696Afirstname.lastname@example.org> Sachelle Babbar writes:
> The s1 resembled something of an urq, but not really. Shorted wheelbase,
> 20 valves, k27 turbo. The street version had 305 hp and was named the
> Quattro Sport, quattro sport 300, or in different order depending on who
> you talk to and the Market.
If you see a Sport and an S1 parked side-by-side, you will find it hard to see
a strong resemblance. Inside, they're _completely_ different. The S1 is built
entirely of _very_ thin Kevlar panels - the doors are the same weight as
breakfast cereal box tops. The weight saving is comparable with the most
extreme race cars - there are no locks, for instance. No rims around the
instruments. Only one seat. No panelling at all. The Sport's body is
basically an ur-quattro with 23cm(?) chopped out of it - it's rather laughably
fitted with four seats.
Things are pretty different under the bonnet, too. Both have massive
intercoolers occupying the front of the car - the Sport has a radiator much
like the ur-quattro's, but the S1 mainly relies on oil cooling rather than
> What are the going prices of them now? Original was listed as 98,000DM.
A Sport would cost between GBP40000 and GBP65000 depending on condition and
pedigree. An S1? Perhaps GBP250000?
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club