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Re: New A4-based S4

Dave Eaton wrote:
> the fact remains that they could not get the engines to work in the usa because
> of the fuel.  reference car magazine a few months back; article on the delays
> bmw was experiencing in the spartenburg (sp?) factory.  article was by georg
> kacher (who is one of the best car correspondents).
> de-contenting the cars is another issue.  i struggle to see how bmw can justify
> the usa m3 when the 328i is much cheaper and not much slower.  this was touted
> as the main reason for the evolution of the euro-m3 in the first place.

I am not sure, but aren't the BMW V8 engines aluminum blocks?  If they 
are then it would seem that the gas was not a problem with the Al 
blocks.  Just a thought.

Randall C. Markarian

1990 V8 Quattro
1996 Merc E320

Saint Louis, Missouri