Pictured in what seems to be a nondescript neighborhood driveway (what? I might day by day it, too) is this 1986 Audi Activity Quattro Coupe S1 E2 tribute motor vehicle, which seamlessly blended an Audi 80 sedan front into a Quattro Coupe rear conclude to seem as near to the original brief-wheelbase Quattro race automobiles as attainable.
We’re not sure how near this replica’s power output is to the unique mid-eighties race car, as the seller lists an unconventional evaluate of “600 ehp” and “550 enm” for horsepower and torque, respectively. We’re assuming this refers to energy and torque at the engine or crank, not at the wheels as the actual S1 E2’s official stats checklist. Possibly way, that seems near ample to be a blast.
You can peruse the whole develop spec sheet on the Hemmings advertisement in this article, which contains a 60-mm Turbonetics T3 turbo, a 46-mm Precision Turbo wastegate, shut-ratio 6-velocity sequential racing transmission, Bilstein rally suspension designed by Sellholm Tuning, Audi S8 brake caliper, a hydraulic handbrake, a complete FIA-spec roll cage, 6 Bosch accent lights and full kevlar doorways and roof. It even rides on superbly interval-accurate Compomotive S1 wheels. It truly is marginally lighter than the initial, also, coming in at just 2,315 lbs with its driver and codriver within.
According to the vendor, the car or truck was created for hill climbs, time assaults and sprints. Which is accurately what it justifies to retain doing. At $180,000, it’s not low-priced, but residing your dreams commonly isn’t.