Audi Sport HB Team Sport quattro S1 E2 (1:18, AUTOart)

  • Audi Sport HB Team Sport quattro S1 E2 (from 1987)
  • AUTOart
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • plastic
  • racing / multicolored
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
modelcar Audi Sport HB Team Sport quattro S1 E2 produced by AUTOart 1:18 2

Story and technical background of the Audi Sport quattro S1 E2

The model car is based on the legendary Audi Sport quattro S1 E2, one of the most famous rally cars of the 1980s. The Audi Sport quattro S1 E2 was introduced in 1985 as an evolution of its predecessor, the Audi Sport quattro. The vehicle was part of the well-known Group B rally class, known for its powerful and technically advanced cars. The generation of the Audi Sport quattro S1 E2 was produced from 1985 to 1986.

The Audi Sport quattro S1 E2 was developed by the Audi factory team under the leadership of chief engineer Roland Gumpert and design chief Walter Treser. The vehicle was equipped with a five-cylinder turbo engine capable of producing up to 600 horsepower. The engine was combined with all-wheel drive, giving the car excellent traction and stability even in challenging terrain. One of the main technical innovations was the turbocharged drive system, which allowed for impressive acceleration, with the car reaching 0 to 100 km/h (0-62 mph) in just a few seconds.

modelcar Audi Sport HB Team Sport quattro S1 E2 produced by AUTOart 1:18 3

Successes in Motorsport

The Audi Sport quattro S1 E2 was a highly successful vehicle in rally racing. It was piloted by famous drivers like Walter Röhrl and Michèle Mouton and won numerous races at the international level. One of the most memorable victories was undoubtedly the first place at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in 1987, where Walter Röhrl drove the car to the top of the famous hill and set a new record. The vehicle demonstrated exceptional performance in rough terrain and under extreme conditions, earning it a legendary status in motorsport.

The impressive performance and technical innovations of the Audi Sport quattro S1 E2 contributed to it becoming one of the most revered vehicles during the short lifespan of Group B. In addition to Walter Röhrl and Michèle Mouton, drivers like Stig Blomqvist and Hannu Mikkola were also known for their impressive drives with the vehicle. The fascination with this car continues to this day, especially among model and vintage car enthusiasts.

modelcar Audi Sport HB Team Sport quattro S1 E2 produced by AUTOart 1:18 4

Details about the 1/18 scale model by AUTOart

This model, manufactured by AUTOart, is a precise replica of the original Audi Sport quattro S1 E2. It is crafted in the 1/18 scale and primarily made of plastic, giving it a detailed and realistic appearance. Particularly striking are the detailed headlights, rally lights on the front, and carefully reproduced sponsor stickers. The visible sponsors on the model include Castrol and L'Equipe, giving the car an authentic look.

The model, which is part of the "Oldtimer" collection on Modelly, reflects the distinctive yellow and white livery of the original vehicle. The yellow accents on the front, side skirts, and front bumper give the model a dynamic look. The logos and lettering of Audi Sport, BOSCH, and Michelin are accurately applied, giving the model its characteristic and sporty appearance.

modelcar Audi Sport HB Team Sport quattro S1 E2 produced by AUTOart 1:18 5

Aesthetic features and details

The 1/18 model by AUTOart stands out for its high level of detail and precise craftsmanship of the individual components. The aerodynamic lines, wide bodywork, and massive rear wing are carefully replicated. The white wheels and accurately reproduced tires contribute to the authenticity of the model, making it almost come alive. The black accents and ventilation slots on the bodywork are also faithfully reproduced.

For collectors, this model offers an excellent opportunity to add a piece of rally history to their collection. The plastic construction and the AUTOart brand guarantee high quality and durability of the model. The detailed representation of the Audi Sport quattro S1 E2 in the 1/18 scale is a must-have for any model and vintage car enthusiast.


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