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

typeConcept / Prototype Car
built atStuttgart, Germany
engine60 Valve DOHC W12 (3 rows of 4)
displacement5998 cc / 366.0 in³
power379.6 kw / 509.0 bhp @ 5800 rpm
specific output84.86 bhp per litre
bhp/weight407.2 bhp per tonne
torque540.0 nm / 398.3 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm
driven wheelsMid Engine / 4WD
front brakesVented Discs
rear brakesVented Discs
curb weight1250 kg / 2756 lbs
length4424 mm / 174.2 in
width1976 mm / 77.8 in
height1174 mm / 46.2 in
transmission6-Speed Manual
top speed~340.0 kph / 211.3 mph
0 – 60 mph~2.9 seconds