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Re: S4/S6 Questions

I have a '92 S4.  This is the first time I have heard of any engine changes
from '92 to '95.  There are definitely suspension changes on the cars,
however.  The '92 had a 28-29mm front antiroll bar and a rear antiroll.  The
'93-'94 S4 had 26-27mm front antiroll bar and no rear bar.  The '92, also,
had stiffer shocks and springs.  There were so many complaints from the '92
USA S4 owners that Audi America decided to essentially put the 100 QCS
suspension in the car with 1mm larger front antiroll bar.  Eibach springs
and an ABT suspension are available for the S4.  I put the ABT suspension in
my car.  But it lowered the car about 2 inches and was to harsh with my big
front anitroll bar so I took it out.  I moved from Portland Or. to the San
Francisco Bay Area and immediately put a '94 suspension in my car for
driveablity on some of the poor roads here.    

In my opinion $36,000 is an OK price for the car.  It does have very low
mileage.  Hope this helps.

>I was at the Audi dealer yesterday to pick up a door handle for my
>'87 5000TQ and I saw an S4 and an S6 on the lot. The S4 was a '93 with
>5000 miles on it. Took it for a test drive on deserted winding roads.
>Nice! But the handling was not as good as it should be because the car
>had Pirelli 210 snows on it. The salesman quoted $36K for the car. Is
>this a fair price? He claimed that the 93 S4 is rated at 238 HP (vs the
>227 for 92) but Audi doesn't advertise this because they didn't want to
>go through recertification for the engine again. Does this make sense?
>The S6 I saw was a brand new '95 with a list of $46,500. The salesman
>claimed that this is the last year Audi will be selling the S6, i.e.,
>they are discontiuning it. Is this true?
>Zafer Mehmood				   AT&T Bell Laboratories
>zm@mhcnet.att.com			   Murray Hill, NJ