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Audi 90CD and 90 quattro (1984 - 1987)

Last updated 18 December 2014


Buying Guide


  • 14' 5" long by 5' 8" wide.
  • Facelift of the 1978 Audi 80 with many interchangeable parts.
  • Ran from July 1984 to December 1986, when it was replaced by the Audi 90 B3
  • Front or quattro four wheel drive.
  • Engine range ran from 115bhp 2.0-litre to 136bhp 2226cc 'five'.
  • Haynes manual available, 1984-1988:


  • 90 quattros weren't foolproof, and many drivers who expected miracles ran into trouble.
  • Feels very old-fashioned to drive in comparision with a modern Audi.


  • Accident damage.
  • Rust.
  • Howling four wheel drive systems.
  • Parts availability for bodywork and interior fixtures and fittings is very poor.
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