> >Why did they gear the 86 4000 quattro sedan so low? At 120 mph
> >the revs are already well near 6000, and it would seem that it
> >wastes gas. I have an 84 non quattro coupe that I am selling,
> It's simple. More performance. The 4000Q has a wonderfully spaced gear
> box for the power/weight of the car. No big gaps between gears for smooth
> consistant acceleration. With the car running out of power at 6000rpm at
I agree about the spacing on the 4000Q. The only problem is that it
needs 2 more gears!