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Re: S4 vs. V8 -Reply

GKW>> According to the dealer, the S6 doesn't meet the new
emission guidelines which are identical to those of CA.  I believe that
NY is in the same boat...

>>> John Greenstreet <jgreenst@motown.ge.com> 11/20/94 01:18pm

> From quattro-owner@swiss.ans.net Sat Nov 19 11:19:42 1994
> Date: Sat, 19 Nov 1994 10:44:36 -0500
> From: Gary Webster <GARY@synaxis.com>
>  > I am approaching a crossroads with my 89 200TQ where I would
like to
> move to a newer vehicle.  I test drove an A6Q this week and was not
> particularly impressed.  There are a lot of niceties on my car that I
> would have to give up on the A6.  Plan B is to find a low mileage S4

> (The S6 is not an option because the Peoples Republic of Mass
> has banned them for emission reasons.)

The above statement intrigues me!  Is this really true, and if so, what
is/are the criterion/a for said banning?  

John Greenstreet, Senior Engineer           (jgreenst@motown.ge.com)
Martin Marietta Government Electronic Systems    Moorestown NJ
WPI Class of '75, Temple Class of '94

My new car history:
  1975    1978    1982       1986        1989      1992      1995
   VW ->  Audi -> Audi  -> Mercedes -> Mercedes -> Audi -> Mercedes
Scirocco Fox GTI  4000S    190E 2.3    190E 2.6    100CS     S320

POSSLQ's* new car history:
         1978       1981       1985      1988        1990     1993
       Triumph ->  Toyota ->  Toyota  ->  VW    ->   Audi  -> Audi
       Spitfire    Tercel     Corolla   Jetta GL      80      90S

*POSSLQ = Person of Opposite Sex Sharing Living Quarters
Note: All Audis and Mercedes above were sold to friends or family.