Strange Sighting In Santa Cruz Today--Badge Engineering?
mik at info.fundp.ac.be
Sun Dec 8 08:19:39 EST 2002
It could be one of them, though not a single car has been officially
imported into the US. The real name is Audi Coupe quattro (vs. Audi quattro
for the urq).
More details on this car on www.audicoupe.nl.
At 21:02 7/12/2002 -0800, Motor Sport Visions Photography wrote:
>On Soquel Ave. around 12:45pm I saw what appeared at first to be a
>graphite black CGT going the other way. As it came closer I noticed a
>quattro badge on the grill ala 4kq (which I happened to be driving one
>of the opposite direction). I thought that was odd since I had never
>seen a quattro badge on the front of an Ur-Q and as I got closer I was
>sure it was a CGT, no flares. Then I see the back. It has "Coupe GT" on
>the left side of the rear lid just like a US CGT, but on the right was
>the "QUATTRO" decal just like an Ur-Q.
>Was it possible this a non-turbo "Quattro Coupe"? (Or, do those have
>flared fenders?? I have never seen one so I don't know for sure.) If so,
>it would be one seriously rare car in the USA.
>Anyone else here in the Santa cruz area seen this car? I wonder if this
>thing was for real, or just a case of really poor taste in badge
>engineering (kinda like putting a "M" badge on a 318i).
>Motor Sport Visions Photography
More information about the quattro