[urq] Info on old school Quattro Rallye car?
LL - NY
larrycleung at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 08:18:55 EDT 2007
the VW Iitis? or was that just a commercial off-road vehicle?
On 3/16/07, Kent McLean <kentmclean at comcast.net> wrote:
> Max Wellhouse wrote:
> > Listees: I remember as a young man reading a foreign car mag article
> > on an Audi rallye car that had an engine in the back and an engine in
> > the front and separate shifters for each transmission. It apparently
> > kicked butt in whatever events it competed in. I guess back
> > then(70's?) it was somewhat of an engineering marvel to get both
> > throttles to be in sync.
> > Does anyone else recall this vehicle and have any further info on it?
> My faded memory recalls a twin-engine car, but I think it was a VW,
> not an Audi.
> Googling finds these:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen (racing beetle)
> http://members.fortunecity.com/wibmerpeter/sahara/sahaeng1.htm (jetta)
> Kent McLean
> '94 100 S Avant, "Moody"
> '89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy" up in smoke
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