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Re: '85 Ur-Q for sale & AW S4 article

>   In this same issue there is a very nice multipage article on the S6,
>   worth checking out. One point in the article that I found interesting is
>   that some owners thought that the S6/S4 is slow off the line and lacking
>   in bottom-end power! How can this be with peak torque of  258 @ *1950
>   RPM* ??? Granted, I've only driven S4s on the track :) and never on the
>   street, but they sure seemed ballsy off the line to me.....are these
>   complainers simply spoiled 'Mericans comparing off the line performance
>   to 350 CI V8s, etc?
	That 258@1950 figure is obtain when the turbo already boosted,when
  you drives sometime at 1950rpm. the boosted pressure is not at max to
	make that 258lb.ft .