1981 Audi Coupé GT Tourenwagen G2


1981 Audi Coupé GT Tourenwagen G2

1981 Audi Coupé GT Tourenwagen G2

The Audi Coupé GT 5E from 1984 is also a B series car, the 1981 Audi Coupé GT Group 2 Touring Car entry. When the Motorsport department had just been established, and was heavily involved in rallying with cars featuring the brand new quattro driveline, circuit racing was left largely in the hands of private entrants, who were provided with factory support in European Touring Car championships. The new Audi Coupé GT first appeared on the starting grid in the 1981 season: the 225-bhp competition version was the world’s most powerful front-wheel-drive car at that time. Its overall win in Zolder, driven by Willi Bergmeister and Peter Seikel, was Audi’s first in a European Championship event. The featured image is the actual car driven by Peter Seikel.

In Detail

typeSeries Production Car

Suggested Posts

2004 Maserati MC12 Competizione Gallery

LaFerrari’s of #carweek2015

1933→1939 Bugatti Type 57 Galibier

Previous 1991 Audi Avus Quattro Concept
Next 2009 Audi e-tron