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On Fri 02 Aug, email@example.com wrote:
> From: "Ali A. Bukhari" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Fri, 2 Aug 1996 15:31:26 -0400 (EDT)
> Subject: A4 Spoiler?
> I've been hunting for a silver A4 quattro for a while and a
> dealership a couple of hours away has one available. The only problem
> is that it has a spoiler on it. Before I drive to the dealership, I
> wanted to know if anyone had any experiences with an A4 that had a
> spoiler on it. Does it look as good or better than an A4 without a
> spoiler, what is a reasonable price to pay for the spoiler, and if you
> had the choice would you get an A4 with or without the spoiler.
In this country every second car has a spoiler. Unless it is designed
aerodynamically and specifically for the car (and virtually none are),
aftermarket spoilers are purely cosmetic. Opinion on desirability is
thus purely subjective so I suggest you get it if you like it & don't
if you don't!
FWIW I have not put one on my A4 because I feel it "spoils" the clean
balanced lines of the standard body. If I was going to skirt the car
and change to larger wheels then I probably would. Also, the A4 has
a very low Cd of 0.29 and adding a spoiler will "spoil" this increasing fuel
consumption and reducing top speed.
BTW I think the A4 looks SUPER in silver.
Hamilton, New Zealand
96 A4 1.8Tq MTM 187hp Ming Blue