The Audi 50 also known as the Typ 86 is a small economy car produced by Audi from 1974 to 1978 and sold only in Europe. This car presented three years after the Italian Fiat 127 and the French Renault 5, the model is perceived as the first German car in the “supermini” class in Europe.
The car was also renamed six weeks later as the Volkswagen Polo, this Polo offering a wider range of engines and other options. This is how the first Polo was created, which over the years consolidated its position in this range as one of the most successful Volkswagen models.
The car was offered as a three-door hatchback with 1,093 cc engines producing 37 kW (50 PS; 50 PS) or 44 kW (60 PS; 59 PS ), for LS and GL models respectively. 180,812 units were produced.