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Audi produces the eight millionth Quattro car

The Quattro models generated strong sales in Middle East markets.

LONDON: Audi produced the eight-millionth Quattro-equipped model recently.
The landmark vehicle was the all-new Q5 SUV in Garnet Red fresh from a brand new plant in San Jose Chiapa, Mexico.
Quattro technology made its debut in 1980, and today it is available in more than 100 model versions.
The quattro all-wheel drive system is standard in the Audi Q7, the Audi A4 allroad quattro, the Audi A6 allroad Quattro, the Audi A8, the Audi R8 and all S and RS models, It is available as an option in all other model series.
In 2015, 44 percent of all Audi customers worldwide chose models equipped with Quattro drive.
The Audi Q5 topped the list with about 262,000 units.
The Quattro models generated particularly strong sales in the US, Canada, Russia and in the markets of the Middle East. In Germany, Quattro sales totaled 122,048 cars.

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