The second generation Audi 80, known as the B2, was launched in late summer 1978 as a four-door sedan, while a two-door version followed in the early 1979. Audi 80 GLE with a fuel injection also joined the lineup in 1979. Giorgetto Giugiaro, working as an external consultant, scrutinized the strictly geometric design realized in Ingolstadt – and then made minor modifications to the design.
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