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A4 test drive
Here are a few reposts from a few weeks ago! Hope you enjoy!
I was fortunate to get to test drive an A4 myself. A auto-x friend here in
Seattle area just got one, and he let me drive it! Most definitely
awesome!!! I love to try racing this car. Felt like it would handle like a
BMW, with the awesome traction of AWD.
---firstname.lastname@example.org (Goeke, Joseph)
the truth, I thought that the Audi V6 was an excellent engine. I would
always like more power (that's a moral imperative) but I thought it made
good torque, had a good sound, and was very smooth. I would LOVE that
engine in my '86 5KCSTQ! Does anyone know if it will fit? Then I'd
I also liked the transmission. It shifted very nicely.
Graydon D. Stuckey
'86 Audi 5000 CS Turbo Quattro, GDS Racing Stage II
'83 Mazda RX7 w/13B, GDS Racing Stage 58474
Glad to hear that I am not the only one who "likes" the V6. In point of
fact, I just purchased an Audi A4 Quattro with a 5 speed manual transmission
(talk about a smooth shifter) and found the perfromance more than
satisfying. I also agree with your comment that one always wants more
power/torque -- if the A4 did o to 60 in 7.0 seconds as opposed to 7.8
seconds, there would still be people wanting to do 0 to 60 in 6.2 seconds!
That is human instinct!
I've heard most of those comments before. I believe the acceleration
is fine. It's not great, but if I wanted pure acceleration I'd get a