Audi 80 FAQ
The Audi 80 was a compact car produced by German automaker Audi between 1972 and 1995. Audi produced the 80 in several different body styles, and the model underwent three major redesigns before being discontinued. From the 1970s to the 1990s, the Audi 80 reveals the evolution of automotive technology and the Audi brand.
There were four distinct generations of the Audi 80. The first generation, known within Audi as B1 after its platform designation, was first produced in 1972 as a 1973 model. The Audi 80 B1 was based on the Audi F103, which had been in production since the mid-1960s. A second generation of the Audi 80, known as B2, was unveiled for the 1978 model year. A B3 Audi 80 was sold between 1986 and 1991, with the final generation, the B4, sold from 1991 to 1995 until it was replaced by the new Audi A4.