Six-Millionth Audi Quattro Rolls off Production
This week, the six-millionth Audi with Quattro drove off the production line at the automaker's plant in Ingolstadt, Germany. It's only been a year and a half since the five-millionth model was produced, setting a new production record. The model, a Monsoon Gray Metallic SQ5, will be delivered to a family here in the states. Last year, Audi managed to produce 710,095 models equipped with the Quattro drive system, where around 2,000 units with the all-wheel-drive system are produced daily at the Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm plants in Germany. However, this only marks about 44 percent of all Audi models sold. "Our colleagues' expertise in the field of all-wheel drive is impressive; it demonstrates our 'Vorsprung durch Technik' and thus makes an important contribution to the brand's image. Without our qualified and flexible team, this milestone would not have been possible in such a short time," said Peter Mosch, Chairman of Audio's General Works Council.Currently, Audi offers the widest range of all-wheel drive vehicles for luxury brands, with over 170 models to choose from, thanks to different body shapes, engines, and transmissions to choose from. Available on any model in Audi's lineup, its Quattro all-wheel drive system comes already equipped on models like the A4 allroad, A6 allroad, Q7, R8, as well as all S and RS models. Source: Audi
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