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The orange wedge was a bit ahead of its time in terms of design and, in our opinion, is still pretty to look at today. With its hatchback, the Audi 100 Coupé was a model for the current Audi A7 Sportback, which is only available with four instead of two doors, but unmistakably cites its historical role model. Originally launched in 1968, the 100 series from the then still young Audi brand was a surprise success. First just Offered as a four-door sedan, a two-door coupé version soon followed suit. The demand for the first premium model from Audi was so high that the VAG Group even decided to relocate parts of production to Wolfsburg in order to create more capacity. This made the 100 series the first water-cooled Front-wheel drive vehicle that left the production lines in Wolfsburg.
Completely restored collector's item
Of the total of over 830.000 copies of the Audi 100 built, only 31.000 were with one Fastback form equipped, and unfortunately the ravages of time have already gnawed at many of them. So it has become difficult today to find a usable copy and to be able to tune it optically.
The Austrian Kevin Spanberger however, discovered such a vehicle from 1976 and brought it up to date. We are now introducing the vehicle to you in more detail. Tuner Kevin thought that you would get such a piece of jewelry, of course should not and started to completely close the Audi restore. On this occasion, he decided to go for a state-of-the-art Airride chassis built into the classic to push it a little closer to the asphalt.
In addition, were still on the old Audi three-piece 9 × 17 inch custom rims raised who send you Audi hub caps own. On the Alus were Nankang tires mounted in the format 185/35 R17. The brakes, on the other hand, are standard. With such a vehicle you are not only well equipped at the legendary Wörthersee meeting, but also at any other tuning event.
The interior is typical of the 70s.
Nobody would be one these days green interior choose for a car whose exterior color is orange. In the 1970s it was completely different, and this copy brings back a bygone era of those who witnessed it. Quite contemporary and without any modern frills, the cockpit, which is also from scratch restauriert wurde.
1,9-liter suction gasoline drives the coupe
At first glance it may sound antiquated by today's standards, but the 1,9-liter suction gasoline engine still generates 115 PS and 162 Newtonmeter maximum torque, and those were respectable values for the time. This accelerated the car to up to 200 kilometers per hour, which it can still keep up with in traffic today. The power is transmitted via a Four-speed manual transmission auf die Front wheels.
Our Summary about this 1976 Audi 100 Coupé S:
A lovable and preservable darling, that Kevin Spanberger restored and skillfully modified. In our opinion, an Audi 100 Coupé belongs in loving collectors' hands, because it has become extremely rare. If you liked the car, you can take a look at the corresponding picture gallery that we have attached to the article at the end. If we get more information about the changes, there will of course be an update for this report. You will be informed of this if you simply take ours Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!
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Audi 100 Coupé S in flashy orange and with Airride!
Photo credit: fastcar.co.uk
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