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  Talladega Audi

Turbo Quattro Power - At 650-horsepower, this turbocharged, intercooled engine is the most powerful five-cylinder, gasoline automobile engine ever built.  164KB

The Audi 5000CS Turbo Quattro’s record runs at Talladega were aided by the combination of the vehicle’s low-drag aerodynamics and the high performance stability of all-wheel drive.  88KB

Audi 5000CS Turbo Quattro front view.  68KB

Record Holder - On March 24, 1986 this Audi 5000CS Turbo Quattro set a one-lap closed course speed record for four-wheel drive vehicles at Talladega Speedway.  The Audi with Bobby Unser at the wheel, reached a one-lap average speed of 206.825 mph over the 2.66 mile high-banked superspeedway. 111KB

The record-setting Audi 5000CS Turbo Quattro at speed with Bobby Unser at the wheel. 110KB

Aerodynamic Audi Record Car - Relatively few external body changes were necessary to prepare the aerodynamic Audi 5000CS Turbo Quattro to run at speed over 200 mph. A small rear spoiler was added, a front air dam was fitted.  Lower sill and floorpan changes were made to smooth airflow under the body.  204KB. Thanks to Sean Kelly for scanning the photogtaphs.


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