Hammond drives the icons: Audi Quattro
Richard fires up Ingolstadt's legendary turbo mentalist...
Posted: 15 Aug 2012
All the names associated with it are legends. In the hands of legendary rally car god Stig Blomqvist, winner of the 1984 WRC in one, it was entirely unbeatable. It moved things on forever when it arrived.
Was it a Nissan GT-R of its day, I wondered, a giant-killer using new tech to devastating effect? Or an Audi R8 - something new and different? Only time will tell which of the modern crop measures up to its myth-building pedigree. I had no way of knowing what to compare it with.