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Audi quattro at Aberdeen and Dundee Audi

All-Wheel Drive Technology for your Audi

quattro: grip, whatever the weather

quattro is well known for its four-wheel-drive technology. But it's more than just a technology - it's a philosophy.

quattro stands for driving safety and sportiness, technical competence and a dynamic approach to life.

With quattro, optimal drive is delivered to each wheel for superb handling and grip - even in imperfect weather conditions.

quattro is available now in our Aberdeen and Dundee dealerships.


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Affordable upgrade to quattro

The benefits of quattro are its systems superior traction and safety across all models - you don't have to be a racing driver or an off-roader to appreciate quattro.

quattro is now available across the entire Audi range, and is more affordable than you may think.

Everyday quattro

​Even on perfect roads, quattro works to combine precise control with the dynamic responsiveness that makes driving an Audi so rewarding.

quattro in the rain

​Slippery roads can cause loss of traction resluting in poor grip. quattro constantly analyses the grip from each of your Audi's four wheels, delivering power to each of them

quattro on the ice and snow

​Ice and snow can make even familiar roads treacherous. quattro means all four wheels work together, delivering power where it's needed and helping you stay on the road and stay safe.

Different types of quattro​

Hydraulic multi-plate clutch

Hydraulic multi-plate clutch quattro is designed for models where the engine is mounted across the chassis rather than lengthways. It constantly adapts to road conditions.
Models: A1/A3/Q3/TT

Self-locking centre differential

Designed for models with a lengthways-fitted engine, the self-locking centre differential system splits power asymmetrically to achieve perfect balance between all four wheels.
Models: A3/A4/A5/A6/A7/A8/Q5/Q7

Viscous coupling

Light and compact, the viscous coupling system is ideal for sportier models such as the R8. Additional power cen be directed to the front wheels to handle difficult conditions.
Model: R8

quattro with Sports differential

quattro with Sports differential further enhances the quattro system's abilities by splitting the drive variably between each of the rear heels for an even more agile and dynamic driving experience.

When cornering, the drive is biased to the outside rear wheel as it's turning through a larger radius reducing the need for steering corrections. Sports differential also helps to avoid wheel-slip when braking, improving fuel consumption and reducing brake wear.

quattro with Sports differential is available on selected quattro models from the A4 upwards.