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Audi A4 1.6 Quattro..

daveB5 Oct 6, 2008

  1. daveB5

    daveB5 Member

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    Just saw this ad and was wondering why it said it was quattro, I called him up and he claimed it was and that it had all the drivetrains etc. As far as I was aware there was no 1.6 quattro, had never seen or heard of one. So can any experts shed some light on this for me..?

    Here's the link - http://www.carzone.ie/used-cars/Audi/A4/Quattro/1223708/
     
  2. Z82

    Z82 Member

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    Nope pretty sure they never made the 1.6 in quattro
     
  3. voteforpedro

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    Probably some goon who thinks quattro is a cool buzz word to badge all over their car, unaware that it actually means AWD.
     
  4. Broken Byzan

    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User quattro Audi A4

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    And he states it has aircon, but it doesnt,lol
    Stay away !!!
    Oh and min engine a quattro was even made in was 1.8t
     
  5. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    it has the sport interior (seats, dials, steering wheel etc), which they never fitted to the 1.6 afaik

    and also the exhaust has the standard 1.8T/v6 twin outlets not the single 1.6/1.8 outlet...

    It also appears to be on a "99" plate yet doesnt have facelift headlights or interior, although maybe its a very early 99 car...

    Its probably worth a look, however at 6 grand it seems very expensive and i suspect that something dodgy is going on with the car, very close scruitineering of the paperwork not to mention actually looking under the car for the rear diff would be an idea...
     
  6. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    an ID check shows this:

    Registration No : 99LK1178 Fueltype : PETROL Model Description : AUDI A4 1.6E Colour : SILVER Bodytype : SALOON
    Perhaps its a ringer or something.

    1.8T quattro fitted with number plates from a wrecked 1.6 or something similar?

    They did 1.8T quattros in RoI before they released them over here, as ive seen a 1997 model previously, which would explain the non-facelift-ness of the car
     
  7. docurley

    docurley Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    In Australia they did a rare 1.8 Quattro but this I'm unsure of.
     
  8. Siena

    Siena Active Member

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    A4 quattro was available as a 1,8 non-turbo too.

    No 1,6 option, though pre-facelift 1,6 was available with manual aircon, of which I've seen quite a few.
     
  9. daveB5

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    Jaysus I'm not one bit interested in the car.

    Have to shift my tdiq and I'm going to be looking for a 1.8TQS then.. Anyone give me some good sites to find em for sale? I know pistonheads, autotrader, carzone and classifieds here.. Where else please?
     
  10. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    ebay
     
  11. daveB5

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    Forgot to mention I check ebay aswell.. Very few 1.8TQS for sale :(
     
  12. aragorn

    aragorn "Stick a V8 in it!" Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User

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    They're quite a rare car in general, they do come up though, ive seen quite a few bargains on there too, saw a B6 1.8TQS sell for ~2.5k with a knackered oil pump. Even if it needed another engine thats still a cheap B6!
     
  13. Oranoco

    Oranoco Well-Known Member

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    My old 1.6 A4 used to have to be thrashed sensless to get it to go anywhere can imagine the 4x4 running gear would make it even worse
     
  14. hiltoa

    hiltoa VAG erfahren

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    I expect you're not interested in a 1.8TqS avant? :3sadwalk:
     
  15. daveB5

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    Unfortunately not, would have no use for the avant. If I need one I'll take my dads 03 A6 1.8TQ :)

    Anyone gotta any other websites they could recommend please?
     

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