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Lot No. 354 - 1982 Audi Quattro - Pre-Production Prototype

Sold for: £25,752

A rare surviving pre-RHD production prototype, substantially restored a few years ago.
Details Specification Condition Report
  • One of the 17 pre-production prototype right-hand drive Quattros
  • Early 'C' chassis number car from 1982.  Date of first registration in the UK 01/01/1983
  • From 30 years ownership. Full restoration by marque specialists in 2014 (c£20,000)
  • Glass out respray in Tornado Red with all the right period decals in place
  • Suspension stripped and shock absorbers, bushes and bearings renewed
  • Upgrades include later 8” Ronal alloys in the correct Zermatt Silver, later twin-piston front callipers, Quattro specialist bespoke stainless exhaust system and flat-fronted Cibie lights
  • Engine runs well having had a recent service including a cam belt and water pump change, a new O/S engine mount and stainless heat shield
  • Recent MOT but not used much over the last 20 years so will require some recommissioning. The Ivory diagonal stripe leather interior has been tidied but is less than perfect and there are some electrical gremlins  
  • An ultra-rare car, sensibly guided to allow for further tidying  

OYN 1Y is the Audi's original number and will remain with the car.

 

In order to view this car a ticket to the London Classic Car Show will need to be purchased via the show website. Please call our office on 01926 640 888 or alternatively talk to Richard for further details. 

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Year of manufacture:
1982
Make:
Audi
Chassis number:
85CA901321
Transmission:
Manual
Engine capacity:
2.2
Body colour:
Tornado Red
MOT Expiry:
Monday 16 May 2022
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
OYN 1Y
Model:
Quattro
Engine number:
WR
Interior colour:
Ivory
Odometer Reading:
126505
miles

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

91 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Painted in Tornado red with all the right decals in all the right places.

Interior

Door-cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

New carpets, but the ivory diagonal leather, especially the drivers seat would benefit from refurbishment.

Engine

Components:

Starting:

Appearance:

Running:

Remarks

Runs well, but can be difficult to start when hot. The exhaust manifold has been recently inspected and is not cracked. Fuel and cooling systems replaced along with the exhaust.

Transmission

Gears:

Drive-shaft:

Clutch:

Remarks

Gearbox selects perfectly, clutch hydraulics, master and slave were changed six years ago. Propshaft has a vibration which could require an new carrier bearing and/or rebalancing

Running gear

Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels and tyres:

Remarks

Sub-frames, wishbones all reconditioned, suspension rebuilt with new bushes, bearings, dampers and top strut mounts in 2015.

Electrics

Minor:

Major:

Remarks

Windows, mirrors and central locking not currently functioning. the wipers work but can be reluctant to turn off! The car would benefit from the attention of an auto-electrician

Vehicle History

Remarks

All receipts for work by quattro Workshop since 2015 are present.

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