Ten fun facts about Audi
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Four car companies make up the Audi Company and the four-ring logo represents each one of the companies. DKW, Horsch and Wanderer are the three other companies of the “quattro”. This was also known as the Auto Union.
Audi is on of the three best luxury car-makers in the world, Mercedes Benz and BMW being the other two. The company is headquartered in Ingolstadt, Bavaria, Germany.
Turbo car performance depends largely on the exhaust down pipes. The standard Audi TT RS turbine-out elbow has a diameter of nearly five inches.
In Latin, Audi means “hear” and the German word for hear is “horch”. The Audi founder was August Horch.Fact 5
The four-ring logo came into being only in the year 1932.Fact 6
There are 36520 stitches on the leather interiors of an Audi A8.Fact 7
Every Audi R8 body is run through an x-ray check after production.Fact 8
In 1938, crash tests were first carried out by Audi. These tests gave the company an idea about how the car would behave in case an accident occurred. Without realizing it, the company had set a precedent for all other car manufacturers.Fact 9
In the early 1980’s Audi rally cars were the first to be fitted with dual-clutch transmissions.Fact 10
The 1994-built 315Bhp TS2 which was the original Audi RS model had been partly developed by Porsche and the grills, brakes as well as the tailgate have carry the Porsche logo. Go to more car facts ❯
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