[urq] Ur Quattro Prices
i.rautenberg at waratap.com
Mon Aug 21 21:14:46 EDT 2006
Unfortunately, it seems that the used car mkt in general is in the
same boat. Certainly V8's are selling for chump change now -- even
the 4.2's. I'll post a link to you car locally on the Audi list here
in Michigan, but being that our State is in pretty much the sh!thouse
right now, I can't promise anything...
On Aug 20, 2006, at 10:23 PM, Andrew Finney wrote:
> Well, it seems the time has come. The bottom has dropped out of the
> price of
> Ur Quattros. There have been 5 or 6 decent '83 examples that have
> failed to
> meet very modest reserves on Ebay, bottoming out between $4k and
> $6k. The
> black one from AZ, a silver one in CA, and many others, including
> mine that
> I would argue is the most reliable UrQ on the road (unless you
> could that
> time in UT at very high altitude ;-).
> No one is willing to pay for these cars. A pristine '85 should fetch
> $15k...... but that doesn't seem to be happening either. I spent a
> lot of
> time putting the old '84 back to complete stock, but no more for
> me. Reality
> call to those looking to create concours '83s, just modify the damn
> and have fun driving it, give it some power, swap in a 20V, stop
> your time trying to stay stock with a car whose US perfomance
> figures were
> lackluster at best. I'm putting a 4.2L V8 in my '85 next month
> after the
> year-long full restoration. It has 160,000 miles on the original
> and despite being from beverly hills and being MINT in body, it
> doesn't seem
> worth putting her back to stock. Just my $0.02.
> Andrew Finney
> 1983 and 1985 UrQs.
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