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Offline WRURQ

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Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« on: July 13, 2017, 05:13:40 pm »
Audi quattro coupe & Turbo 1980 - 1991

AUDI   COUPE   1982   4
AUDI   COUPE   1985   8
AUDI   COUPE   1986   7
AUDI   COUPE   1989   4
AUDI   COUPE   S   28
AUDI   QUATTRO   1983   6
AUDI   QUATTRO   1984   6
AUDI   QUATTRO   1985   20
AUDI   QUATTRO   1986   18
AUDI   QUATTRO   1987   8
AUDI   QUATTRO   1989   9
AUDI   QUATTRO   1990   6
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Offline RobClubley

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Re: Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2017, 05:56:42 pm »
Interesting, where's that from? Very small number of coupes.
I wonder if some of the quattros are coupe quattros.
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Offline WRURQ

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Re: Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2017, 08:58:49 pm »
Yes could be, there is a guy on Trade Me message board who has access to NZTA database and provides data on cars for anyone asking so I asked about coupe/urq and thats what he posted back.

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Re: Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2017, 09:55:00 pm »
Yes could be, there is a guy on Trade Me message board who has access to NZTA database and provides data on cars for anyone asking so I asked about coupe/urq and thats what he posted back.

Unfortunately tha NZTA data is flawed in that they would allow the registering party to declare the model on the reg form so there is a multitude of descriptions for any specific model. Audi Quattro, Audi Turbo Quattro, Audi turbo 10v coupe etc etc.

An accurate count of the TA data can only be done on vin number decode but this also has its error margin due to manual imput under the old regime prior to border data collection.

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Re: Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2017, 09:57:41 pm »
Well one of the 4 1982 Coupes is mine, making it almost my rarest car  ;D

Am surprised there are 28 Coupe S showing as registered, didn't think there were that many here.

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Re: Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2017, 08:37:19 am »
coupe s? what is that?
89 200 quattro exclusive(gone to a better place)
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Re: Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« Reply #6 on: July 14, 2017, 09:00:00 am »
A quick LMGTFY returns this

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Re: Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2017, 09:34:26 am »
Unfortunately tha NZTA data is flawed in that they would allow the registering party to declare the model on the reg form so there is a multitude of descriptions for any specific model. Audi Quattro, Audi Turbo Quattro, Audi turbo 10v coupe etc etc.

An accurate count of the TA data can only be done on vin number decode but this also has its error margin due to manual imput under the old regime prior to border data collection.

Correct.
Dad once owned a NZ new 1988 Opel Omega GSI 3000 (1 of 11 that came into the country). I was shocked to see carjam it to see that is was registered as a Opel 651 3000. Clearly this car would have been missed if the NZTA searched for all the GSI's in NZ.

These are cockups happen due to sloppy office staff at car dealers, and secondhand imports being named incorrectly.
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Re: Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2017, 08:10:32 pm »
Slowburn, this is my Coupe S - 1972, Iberian Red

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Re: Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2017, 09:12:40 pm »
There is also a VW Type 3 Variant, registered as a VW Valiant  :laugh:

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Re: Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2017, 09:33:27 pm »
One of my 80 quattro's was registered just as Audi quattro
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Re: Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« Reply #11 on: July 14, 2017, 11:25:40 pm »
There is also a VW Type 3 Variant, registered as a VW Valiant  :laugh:

Could be an early Hybrid - though not of the clean, green eco variety. You know how unreliable those air-cooled engines are - VW body and a Chrysler V8 engine combo anyone?  ;D

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Re: Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« Reply #12 on: July 16, 2017, 07:44:17 pm »
sweet looking car
89 200 quattro exclusive(gone to a better place)
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Re: Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« Reply #13 on: August 14, 2017, 07:41:06 pm »
Interesting, where's that from? Very small number of coupes.
I wonder if some of the quattros are coupe quattros.
I too wondered that, I assume my coupe quattro is one of 7?.

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Re: Registered Cars NZ - Source guy on TM
« Reply #14 on: August 15, 2017, 08:29:28 am »
My '89 is registered as a "Quattro Turbo" :)