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You’re not going to buy this car. Let’s be honest, even if you wanted to spend a lot on a wildly modified Audi 4000, it’s on the wrong side of the pond. And then there’s the definition of “a lot” – in this case, the best part of $60,000. Crazy, right? Well, not so fast – arguably, this is one of the most famous and best executed modified Audi 80s in the world. But not only does it look racy; the looks are backed up by a 2.5 20 valve inline-5 turbocharged motor running a host of upgrades through a custom application V8 quattro 6-speed. The result? Going on 800 horsepower! Ridiculous for a standard 80 perhaps, but under the grafted Quattro flares and WRC OZ Rally wheels lie a host of RS2 and Group B works suspension upgrades. Compared to what’s under the hood, if anything the exterior suddenly seems quite sedate:
CLICK FOR DETAILS: 1984 Audi 80 quattro on Finn.no
Hooooo boy. This is a true heap, complete with a filthy interior, woodlands remnants on the wheels, a trunk full of trash, and overall mechanical condition pegged firmly at “questionable.” But what a good, duitful heap it has been, racking up over 400,000 miles of diesel-burning velocity, and waving the flag of Mercedes when reliability and cockroach-levels of life expectancy trumped whether or not it was visible in the latest Cameron Diaz movie. Not to mention this trusty ‘lil W201 has the rare 5-speed manual, promising its new owners untold amounts of unlocked performance.