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Here's a video of the new Audi Quattro out for some air, on what looks like the Pacific Coast Highway in California (as it was spotted in that area just last week), and meeting up with the classic 1984 Audi Sport Quattro of old.

The video gives us a closer look at a production-ready model of the Quattro and its interior. Inside the cabin, Audi seems to have really balanced tradition with modern design. The cockpit has a slender, classic, uncluttered feel which is helped by the fully digital instrument panel. But the technology is new, with carbon components and a lightweight aluminum construction which keeps the weight down on the new Quattro to what it was over 25 years ago.

The Quattro concept that Audi debuted at the Paris motor show two months ago features, as does the model in the video here, a 2.5-liter five-cylinder TFSI engine with 300 kW (408 PS / 402 hp) and 480 Nm (354 lb-ft) of torque. The 1,300 kg (2,866 lbs) Quattro coupe goes from 0 to 100 km/h in an easy 3.9 seconds.

The Audi Quattro will likely make it to production by 2012 or so, but limited to a small number of units per year.

Gallery: Audi Quattro video - old meets the new [videos]

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