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What does quattro meanTop

quattro is a registered trademark of Audi AG, a subsidiary of the German automotive concern, Volkswagen Group, used exclusively on Audi-branded automobiles which utilise four-wheel drive systems. This trademark does not indicate a specific type of a four-wheel drive system in use on the vehicle. Generally, quattro-branded Audi vehicles with transverse engine mounting have Haldex automatic all wheel drive and vehicles with longtitudial engine mounting are using Torsen full-time all wheel drive.

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August 22, 2016 - 07:43

Sounds very much like VW's 4 motion : www.awdwiki.com !

Reply to KIrk
January 13, 2018 - 01:51

Right, quattro and 4motion are just labels they put on their cars. The four wheel drive is technically the same regardless of a name, and can be even (in theory) produced at the same factory.

Neil Parker
March 16, 2013 - 12:59

I have just purchased a 2001 audi allroad 2.5 A6. want to find out configuration of drive shafts/transmission etc