[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]
re: 82 coupe, $1700, 88k miles, leather etc
The cupe's were nice cars. Good back seat room,
good handling, solid, dependable. They had the
5-cyl engine and 5-speeds (usually).
However, there is a big difference in pre- and post- 1984
models. In 1984 the Coupe became the Coupe GT. It received
a 130 hp engine in place of 110 hp. It got (needed) shorter
"close ratio" gearing, and a few suspension mods as well.
TRhe car became much more of a driver's car, and won C/D's
For 1700 and 88k miles, you're probably getting a good car.
But have it checked well. ABout 75k is when audis start
to eat many $200-300 items - starters, water pumps, etc,.
and we are talking a 14 year old car here.