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S6 v Corrado
Friday night, my wife and I were stopped at a traffic light. We
were in a neighborhood of low traffic and were first at the
light. While we were waiting for the green, a VW Corrado pulls
alongside to the right, nudging ever so slightly as he thinks
he'll get the jump.
The light turns green, the Corrado guns it. I slip the clutch
on the S6 as I put the hammer down. The S6 pulls alongside the
Corrado, who is rapidly running out of room (parked car ahead).
I back off as I don't know what this yahoo might do.
Don't know how it would've turned out over a longer distance,
but I certainly had him covered through 2nd gear.
He's probably still scratching his head as to how a station
wagon (with two people and a giant Thule topcase) could give
him that kind or run.
-steve powers '95.5 S6 ... '95 620RX/C ... '91 K100RS-16V ... '88 R100S
"I must tell you that these are strong Bavarian beer-carrying horses,
not the smaller ones of Italy" (Ferdinand Piech, when asked why Michele
Mouton's '82 Quattro only had 330bhp to Lancia's 310bhp)