1991 Audi Avus Quattro Concept

Just one month after presenting the quattro Spyder, Audi aroused the enthusiasm of the experts once again. At the 1991 Tokyo Motor Show, the Audi Avus quattro stole the limelight. A futuristic sports car study with aluminium body and W12 mid-engine – Audi’s commitment to perfect aluminium lightweight technology.

In Detail

type Concept / Prototype Car
built at Stuttgart, Germany
engine 60 Valve DOHC W12 (3 rows of 4)
displacement 5998 cc / 366.0 in³
power 379.6 kw / 509.0 bhp @ 5800 rpm
specific output 84.86 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 407.2 bhp per tonne
torque 540.0 nm / 398.3 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
driven wheels Mid Engine / 4WD
front brakes Vented Discs
rear brakes Vented Discs
curb weight 1250 kg / 2756 lbs
length 4424 mm / 174.2 in
width 1976 mm / 77.8 in
height 1174 mm / 46.2 in
transmission 6-Speed Manual
top speed ~340.0 kph / 211.3 mph
0 – 60 mph ~2.9 seconds