glenahan at vfemail.net
Wed Nov 22 16:01:49 EST 2006
Correct. The GT, beginning in 84 had:
-closer ration 5-speed
-a badge that said GT
I had an 83 :-(
On Nov 22, 2006, at 3:43 PM, Huw Powell wrote:
>> I would concur that "Coupe" is the model, at least for the type 85.
>> There is
>> the Coupe GT, Coupe 5E, Coupe quattro. In the USA, we only got the
>> Coupe GT.
> The early ones aren't called "GT," I think that got added in '84.
>>> I always figured the model was a Coupe, and the quattro was a
>>> i.e. Coupe GT / Coupe Quattro, same as 90 / 90 Quattro etc etc
>>> But that was just the assumption I was working under.
>>> Have seen so many variations on the naming that I just went with
>>> what I
>>> saw most often!
>>> Anyone have a definitive answer here?
> I think we've had to play with what Audi gave us, and it makes things
> tough if we don't add extra info sometimes, especially if some of the
> conversants are used to their model over others. But here's a stab -
> 1. "Quattro" a/k/a UrQ or TQC - the original Quattro, the turbo
> quattro type 85 coupe.
> 2. "Coupe"/"Coupe GT"/"Coupe xx" type 85, non turbo, sometimes quattro
> 3. "Coupe Quattro" a/k/a CQ, the type 89 non turbo coupe. They are all
> quattros, as far as I know. What does Audi actually call these? As
> what does it say on the owner's manual cover?
> 4. "TT" etc., added for completeness, usually not part of this
> Usually saying the year narrows things down, except for the UK overlap
> where they kept delivering UrQ's after 1987 or so.
> I hope this helps more than hurts...
> Huw Powell
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