The quattro all-wheel drive system is an Audi cornerstone. Now Audi is making it even better – with new models and new technologies. quattro in an electrified powertrain represents a completely new concept for the mobility of the future.
More than 40 years of quattro“quattro” means “Audi,” and “Audi” often means “quattro”: The principle of four-wheel drive is a cornerstone of the brand and has been for 40 years. Since the original quattro made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in 1980, Audi has produced about 11.2 million cars with quattro drive systems while always advancing all-wheel drive technology. The latest state of development is the electric quattro with electric torque vectoring.
quattro moments experienceThe quattro is a legend, a sure-fire sale, and trailblazer all at once. As an integral part of Audi’s “Vorsprung durch Technik” DNA, the drive system is the bridge to the future. The five-cylinder engine is just as closely linked to Audi's history as it is to the racing heritage of the brand with the four rings. Both the permanent all-wheel drive and the engine that still arouses emotions today are the focus of the quattro moments experience drive, in which Audi is looking back and ahead at locations steeped in history – the Col de Turini in the French Maritime Alps and San Romolo in Italy. Join us for a look at 40 years of the quattro experience and learn how Audi is powering into the electric future with the all-wheel drive and continuing its long tradition of high-performance engines with the latest development stage of the five-cylinder. You’ll find all of the details about the event and further press material on the legendary quattro and five-cylinder engine here.