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Audi - Avus

Just one month after presenting the quattro Spyder, Audi aroused the enthusiasm of the experts once again. At the 1991 Tokyo Motor Show, the Audi Avus quattro stole the limelight. A futuristic sports car study with aluminium body and W12 mid-engine - Audi's commitment to perfect aluminium lightweight technology.

Engine Power

The W12 mid-engine has an output of 374 kW (509 bhp) and accelerates the Avus quattro to 100 km/h in less than three seconds.


The light aluminium body ensures low weight, a high level of safety and excellent comfort. The Avus quattro has a kerb weight of 1250 kilograms.


Engine & performance:

Position: mid-engined, logitudinally

Type: V12

Capacity:5998 cc 

Power: 500 hp @ 5800 rpm

Drive: 4WD


Length: 4270 mm

Width: 1970 mm

Height: 1170 mm

Wheelbase: 2800 mm


1991  Tokyo

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