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In message <35CE0B18.267482C1@snet.net> "Bob D'Amato" writes:
> Well, it looks like I will probably purchase a real A2 unraced rally
> car. I would like to know a few things first though...
> It has basically no interior with the exception of drivers seat and dash
> stuff. The exterior is flawless, with the really wide flares like the
> sport q, and the high rear wing . and it is made of fiberglass and
> kevlar. It was built by Audi Sport UK.
Sounds like an A2. There never was any interior, but there should be
a co-driver's seat. Is the electronics package installed?
> what is the correct engine from the factory for this car? and specs?
No idea. I would _guess_ at an aluminium block WR.
> If I transform it to a 'daily driver' (more user friendly dash, seats
> etc,) will it detract from the value?
> Is the car worth more than the average TQC?
It's worth more than a _Sport_ - perhaps twice as much. I know of four
in existence, plus "yours".
> If I need parts for it, am I screwed? I know It needs a front grill to
> cover the large intercooler...where the heck would I find it?
Pretty well, though there's a grill lying on Adam Marsden's 'general
parts' pile that looks pretty much like an A2 grill.
> if I wanted Audi sport specific stuff, where would I find it?
Historic Motorsport and/or AM Cars and/or Dialynx. I think Aelred has
(or had) an A2.
> Any info would be appreciated, including moral support to justify the
You're into really exotic territory. The A2 is about ten times rarer
than the Sport and perhaps even rarer than the S1. I've seen three -
one on the stand at Coy's two years ago, one that Aelred had at the
combined UK Audi quattro Owners Club and International Sport quattro
Owners Club meeting at Woburn a year or two before that, and one
on the road, leaving the M25 for the M40. I was unfortunately going
the other way.
At this level, it's detrimental to the car's value that it was never
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