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RE: V8 Engine

On Tue, 30 Apr 1996, Glen Powell wrote:

> Audi needed an 8 to compete with the top-line mercs & bimmers. I
>   think the Audi V8 is of Audi design and is not a derivative of the
>   928's V8 which is a derivative of the 944 I4.

not to nitpick, but i believe porsche developed the v8 first, then
chopped off a bank to make the 4.

in a similar vein, the audi v6 is largely the audi v8 with 2 valve
heads, iron block and minus 2 cylinders.