Audi reaches 8 million cars manufactured with quattro

Audi fabrica 8 millones de vehículos con tracción quattro

unit 8 million has been an Audi Q5 2.0 TFSI quattro in color garnet red.

The popular German brand of the four rings is celebrating a new milestone in its history. And even more if we take into account the time of year in which we find ourselves. In particular, Audi has announced that it has reached the 8 million cars manufactured with quattro. A figure is very special. The unit that has the honor and privilege of being able to boast of being the “eight million” is an Audi Q5.

The Audi Q5 2.0 TFSI quattro of red color, garnet has left the production line of the new plant that Audi has in San José Chiapa (Mexico). The technology quattro Audi debuted back in the year 1980 during the Geneva motor show and on the Ur-quattro, and since then it has been spreading throughout the range of the mark to be offered today in more than 100 different versions. In addition, in some models of the brand such technology is equipped as standard.

The Audi Q7, Audi A4 allroad quattro, Audi A6 allroad quattro, Audi A8, Audi R8, and in all the models that make up the family Audi S and RS can boast of the series with the quattro. To this we must add that is offered as an option on the other models of the brand.

Audi quattro con tecnología ultra

The quattro technology with an ultra is the latest development of Audi.

The fact that the brand has achieved this milestone it is not a coincidence, and is that increasingly, the customers of Audi that you choose to configure your vehicle with the quattro. During the year 2015, 44% of the customers of Audi chose a version equipped with the above-mentioned drive system. What was the car of Audi with quattro more sold? According to the German manufacturer, the Audi Q5 tops the list with close to 262.000 units. By markets, the greatest demand comes from the united States, Canada, Russia and the Middle East.

One of the main virtues of the system of quattro is its versatility to adapt to the features of any of the vehicles of Audi. For example, in the case of the compact models with engines arranged in a transverse position using a hydraulic clutch multiplate controlled electronically in the rear axle. A configuration that contrasts with the Audi R8 mid-engine because it has a multiplate clutch located on the front axle.

In real riding conditions, the quattro distributes the torque variably between the two axles of the vehicle. Normally the division between the front and rear wheels stood at a ratio of 40:60 percent. In addition, some versions of the top-line have a differential sporting on the rear axle to distribute torque between the rear wheels using two units overlapping. In extreme cases, almost all of the torque can be sent to one wheel.