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Shifty
03-30-2007, 03:51 PM
http://imageserver.carsoup.com/WAUGD/WAUGD28D5WA119801%2D1.jpg?xt=58243

I'm heading out on an 800-mile journey Monday to pick up my new baby: a '98 A4 V6 Quattro Avant. It's clean, has everything I want, and it appears to be quite rare because in all of my searching I have never come across a car optioned like this one:

It's a manual tranny, V6, Quattro, and here's the weird part - it's Brilliant Yellow in color and it doesn't have leather interior.

Just curious to see if anyone has the production numbers on something like this? I understand the BY sedans were special order only, and I can only assume this car was as well.

If anyone knows of another BY avant, I'd love to see pics! Thanks! [:)]

a4cefed
03-30-2007, 04:00 PM
i would have to say very rare being as that color is rare and the fact that it is an avant adds to it

AudiRacerS4
03-30-2007, 04:54 PM
definetly rare, I have never seen a BY A4 Avant

solowb5
03-30-2007, 05:02 PM
probally the rarest color ive seen is this very light teal color. ive seen the brown and the pelican blue(used to own one)

AudiRacerS4
03-30-2007, 05:04 PM
^^^ that blueish teal color is also very rare

Militant-Grunt
03-30-2007, 07:44 PM
I wanted a pelican blue so badly... But they're just so impossible to find.

4ringAR
03-30-2007, 07:48 PM
^^^ that blueish teal color is also very rare

yea, but brilliant yellow looks better than the teal.

BY looks sick, i would have gotten a BY avant when i was looking at cars but it was a 2.8 and not a 1.8t.

edit: i just realized he was talking about pelican blue(which looks pretty cool, i have to say), i thought he was talking about this color:
http://img300.imageshack.us/img300/1700/1575777img12dtbt1.jpg

AudiRacerS4
03-30-2007, 07:55 PM
^^ I was talking about this color. grunt said pelican blue

4ringAR
03-30-2007, 09:07 PM
ah, well then i hold my point that BY looks better than that.

lude2euroa4
03-30-2007, 09:36 PM
im pretty sure silver is the rarest color [cool]

sushi_turbo
03-30-2007, 09:51 PM
Damn I agree, that is quite rare...

Lazer Viking
03-30-2007, 10:02 PM
if it had brown interior, then that would be one of the rarest combo's ever

i want brown interior like hXc

Mawhitey
03-31-2007, 04:25 AM
They are more common in the Uk
http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/image.php?u=15354&dateline=1170855468

Shifty
03-31-2007, 05:46 AM
Wow well that's cool to know! I actually changed my plans and booked a flight for this evening to go pick her up. I'll post pics soon! [:)]

Ewok_Fetus
03-31-2007, 07:24 AM
My 2001 Pelican blue 2.8 is for sale if anyone wants it!! $13,750

goody6691
03-31-2007, 07:33 AM
i have a by sedan

mike-2ptzero
03-31-2007, 09:21 AM
Damn I agree, that is quite rare...

Unless it is parked next to a 700hp Pelican Blue Saloon which is the rarest of them all [;)]

AudiRacerS4
03-31-2007, 09:27 AM
^^ yes your car is pretty rare, probably cause its making 550whp ; )

solowb5
03-31-2007, 10:51 AM
actually ive seen a lighter teal/blue color that ive never seen anyone post before.

mike-2ptzero
03-31-2007, 11:34 AM
actually ive seen a lighter teal/blue color that ive never seen anyone post before.

Blue/green colors for North American B5's 96-01
Europa Blue, Emerald Green Mica, Aquarel, Pelican Blue Metallic, Santorin Blue Mica(dark blue), Cactus Green, Tropic Green, Jaspis Green.


You are most likely thinking of Europa Blue or Aquarel.

offroader1006
03-31-2007, 12:16 PM
europa isnt light at all. its more purpleish

mike-2ptzero
03-31-2007, 01:00 PM
europa isnt light at all. its more purpleish

Quick search

This is Europa
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/128/408768667_fa83e53ee2_o.jpg

This is Aquarel
http://members.aol.com/sdubin1212/audi.jpg

and Jaspis Green
http://www.csua.berkeley.edu/~leeep/audi/pics/20000317_065-13_6x4_withsailboats.jpg

offroader1006
03-31-2007, 01:22 PM
wow, ive never seen the jaspis before, looks like a B6 color

mike-2ptzero
03-31-2007, 01:38 PM
wow, ive never seen the jaspis before, looks like a B6 color

For the B5 it was only used in 99-01, so it might have been carried over to the B6.

AudiA4_20T
03-31-2007, 01:44 PM
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2001-Audi-A4-Avant-Quattro-Wagon-2-8L-V6-FI-DOHC-30_W0QQitemZ160101690836QQcategoryZ6003QQrdZ1QQcmd ZViewItem

Ewok_Fetus
03-31-2007, 01:56 PM
Hey Rob, at least I know of two rare Audi's on OKC now!! Except I think yours is just a tad more on the rare side...

JMaxx93
03-31-2007, 03:42 PM
so does mikes car have 700 or 550 whp?

AudiRacerS4
03-31-2007, 03:49 PM
i think he has like 550whp and 700chp

offroader1006
03-31-2007, 03:53 PM
i think he has 4 ninjas under the hood

mike-2ptzero
03-31-2007, 05:43 PM
so does mikes car have 700 or 550 whp?

Before the engine rebuild I was right around 530whp or about 680chp(22%driveline loss). The new setup should make more power but wont till it is tuned on the dyno.

Militant-Grunt
03-31-2007, 06:44 PM
The highly elusive silver A4.

EuroA4
03-31-2007, 06:47 PM
I saw a nice dark green avant on Rt. 287 in NJ last week...think it was from VT. Very classy looking color...that and the burgandy are really nice.

mike-2ptzero
03-31-2007, 10:07 PM
I saw a nice dark green avant on Rt. 287 in NJ last week...think it was from VT. Very classy looking color...that and the burgandy are really nice.

My second fav was the Cactus Green. I was looking to buy a Tropic Green but they no longer had that color in 2000.

goody6691
04-01-2007, 08:28 AM
i read this post yesterday morning, then, last night i drove the jeep to philla for a bachelor party and passed a BY avant. kinda funny

A4orce84
04-02-2007, 10:34 PM
Congrats Rob! She's a beaut! =)

--Asif

Quattro
04-03-2007, 12:55 AM
i think the rarest color is peral white cause i got one =D i wanna feel special as well