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AUDI 80

5-seater 2-door saloon, 4-door saloon, 5-door estate.

New generation medium-size Audis, with similar layout and body structure to first-generation VW Passat, including Audi-designed ohc engines. Audi announced before VW, featuring MacPherson strut front-drive, in-line engine layout, and dead rear axle. No mechanical connection with any previous Audi car, though all subsequent 80s and Coupés evolved from it. Replaced by next generation 80 after six years.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1296cc/1470cc/1588cc (S4 OC) 
Configuration:
Front engine, front-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1972 to 1978  
Number produced:
933,796 plus 6135 estates