Rowan Horncastle10 January 2013

Audi Quattro karate-chops a pylon

Awesome rally car vs wooden pole. One of them goes home in half…

The Audi Quattro is one of the most successful rally cars of all time. This was largely due to its pioneering four-wheel-drive system that left competitors behind in the gravel/snow/dust, wallowing in self pity at having just been Quattro'd.

But we've just found out that Audi engineers did a lot more than fit a state of the art all-wheel-drive system that distributed the power from the turbocharged inline five-cylinder engine effectively. It also seems Ingolstadt taught the car martial arts.

How do we know this car can fight? It was proven recently at a rally where a white and red Quattro slid round a corner and karate-chopped an electricity pylon in half. Check it out for yourself below.

Also tell us in the comments below if you inexplicably shout "JUDO CHOP!" in an Austin Powers voice at your monitor. We're not ashamed to admit that we did.

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