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Re: avus engine

On Wed, 26 Jun 1996, Eliot Lim wrote:

> the AVUS never had a real engine.  it was a wooden mock up of a W12.
> i don't consider that to be an engine.  i don't know if the AVUS
> even had a fully implemented drivetrain aside from the engine.

I seem to remember a special on tv a long time ago and it featured the 
Avus. I remember it showing tis beautiful W-12, and listening to it run. 
I dont rmember if it wast real or if it was really a v-8 or 
something...but the Avus did in fact have a functioning drive train of 


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