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Re: Correction re: S2 rally car arti
> SMS as in Schmitt Motor Sports? Now an Audi S2 tuner, with lots of
> performance goodies to offer?
> Boy that must be nice -- first get the contract to develop the car, then
> go sell performance add-ons for all the parts you left out...!
Yep, the company changed from Schmidt Motorsport GMBH to SMS AG in 1991 ...
according to the article, the employees built the first S2 on a whim merely
to see if it could be done (apparently, Audi's engineers claimed the engine
compartent was too small) then convinced Audi management there was a market
for the car. As such, giving them the design contract would seem a logical
In any event, be thankful that *somebody* cares about these cars enough to
design and sell parts for them!
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