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Re: Audi engine news from AutoWeek
Is Audi planning on bringing in the 1.8 liter 20v 4 cylinders A6 to the
US as well? They never brought the 16v 4 cylinders when the revised 100
was introduced in 91. I read about the 16v 100 was actually a fairly decent
performer in European Car.
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> Saw this in the 10 April 1995 issue of AutoWeek, pg. 9:
> Audi's counter strike ...
> Audi plans to counter the new Mercedes E-Class and the
> upcoming BMW 5-Series by adding two new five-valve
> engines to the A6 lineup. At the entry level, the 125-hp,
> 20-valve, 1.8-liter four from the A4 will replace the
> older 115-hp, 16-valve, 2.0-liter four.
> At the top end, a 193-hp, 30-valve, 2.8-liter V6 will
> replace the current 174-hp, 24-valve, 2.8-liter V6.
> Then it talks about the S6 wagon coming soon, and that the S6 wagon
> will be shown at the New York Auto Show later this month.
> That's it, that's all that was in the short item in the
> World News section.
> Anybody able to find out any more, like when will we get the
> new V6 in the US?
> Franco Barber