When was the Audi Quattro released? The world-famous all-wheel drive system quattro from Audi celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.
The Audi 40, with its all-wheel drive system, introduced for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show 80 years ago, shook the automotive world deeply. The Audi quattro system had for the first time used a four-wheel drive system used only in trucks and off-road vehicles in a passenger car.
Audi first used a vehicle with a quattro system in Janner Rally in Austria in 1981. Audi's quattro system almost revolutionized the world of rally.