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RHD Audi RS2 from 1994 for Sale in Australia, Shows Lots of Porsche Bits

Audi has a few mint condition RS2 Avants scattered around various museums and showrooms in Germany. But right-hand drive models are as rare as hens' teeth. So we got more than a little excited when we saw how this NSW-plate RS2 emerged in Australia.
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The RS2 is like the grandfather of the sports wagon. In total, they made 2891 cars, of which 180 had the steering wheel on the right. It's not fast by modern standards nor is it very enjoyable to drive, but it's as rare as some supercars and cool in an old-fashioned way.

The price of 105,000 Australian dollars seems a little high, but when the all-new RS3 hit the market last October, it was priced at $79,000 plus on-road costs and options. Will that keep its value over time? Maybe, but not as well as the RS2. America is going a little bit crazy with quattro fever right now, after the first ever RS3 sedan was leaked.

However, before you guys start checking your bank balance, you might want to have a short history lesson. As you may have noticed, not everything on the RS2 is made by Audi, and that's because it's a collaboration between them and Porsche. The wheels, mirrors, turn signals and engine intake are all Porsche and some are shared with the 964. The 911 people also helped tune the 2.2-liter inline-5 engine.

This particular RS2 has RS Blau paint and black leather seats with blue suede inserts in the middle. That's the iconic configuration you saw in all the press photos and videos.

The RS2 was one of the first cars with permanent quattro that you could use to make the kids and dog sick while you were burning rubber. It's too old to be called new and too new to be called old, sort of like a Lamborghini Countach with a large trunk. With 0 to 100 km/h taking 5 seconds, you could theoretically keep up with a Porsche Boxster. But considering how rare it is, this RHD RS2 deserves a gentle touch.

 
 
 
 
 

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