On 6 Apr 1996, grant f lenahan wrote: > re: engine power vs BMW 2.8l > 172hp vs 189/190 hp? What's the big deal. > If you want to complain, take aim at the > Audi auto transmission. Very sluggish. > a) audi 2.8 is 12 valve. b) bmw 2.8 is 24 valve. Audi's 2.8L w/ 30 valves w/ variable intake manifold and camshaft puts out 193hp.