Audi plans to launch some very limited version of Quattro concept, presented last year at the Paris Salon. The production model will weigh 225 kilograms less than the Audi R8.
Seen as one of the main attractions of the Audi stand in Paris in 2010, Quattro concept goes with big steps towards production. Unofficial sources speak about the possibility of assembling in series sports coupe, even though the number of copies will be extremely limited.
A single parent, based on the current Audi S5 will be presented to the Governing Board to get a green light. The prototype developed by engineers in Ingolstadt and spy photos recently caught using a complete structure of the aluminum panels of the same material and carbon fiber hood. Thanks to the use of these light components, pre-production concept Quattro weighs 300 pounds less than the current RS5, although uses the same chassis and power train.
German engineers will not only satisfy but both, the final version number will be subjected to a process of more intensive weight reduction, which will include: a reduction of 150 mm wheelbase, an interior light materials to be used and chairs made of composite materials.
Unofficial sources say that the future is like the serial Quattro approved its limited production will be started no later than 2013. The final version will Coupe Quattro all-wheel drive and will weigh 1,300 kg, ie 225 kg less than the Audi R8 super car.