Cars Simplified: Everything Automotive Explained


Audi is a auto manufacturer from . They produce vehicles which balance sporty driving and comfort. Ever since their success in rally racing in the 1980s, most of their vehicles have been produced with four wheel drive drivetrain layout.

Today, Audi produces sporty luxury cars, most of which are four wheel drive thanks to the company's rally racing heritage. Many of their cars are four-seater designs, and they also produce the world's fastest station wagon, the Audi RS6 Avant.

Audi Racing

The #2 Audi E-Tron Quattro curb hopping at Le Mans An Audi S1 Quattro competing in Group B Rally.

Audi has participated in a range of racing series events ranging from Le Mans, to Rally, to German touring cars. Audi was one of the first manufacturers to make a four wheel drive vehicle for rally competition, which is the drivetrain layout still used and most competitive in the World Rally Championship's top division today.

They also participated in rally Group B before it was shut down. At the right is a Group B competition Audi S1 Quattro kicking up dirt along a rally trail during competition.