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Re: Aluminum A6
In a message dated 96-09-18 03:52:36 EDT, email@example.com (R. Wiratorn
<< According to head of Audi interior design,the cabin of the new A6
will make wide use of pressed aluminium.This,he says,will reduce amount of
plastic on show always a negative area when customer attitudes are
researched and is much more appropriate to a "high-tech" car than a fake
1.) The A4 1.8T has aluminum trim in place of the wood on the A4 2.8. Of
course, you can't tell that it's aluminum because it has a decorative surface
treatment. Don't think you'd want polished aluminum in the dash locations
anyway--too much glare.
2.) Audi's don't use fake wood. They use real wood, but it's very thin and
laminated to a substrate (frequently aluminum) so that there isn't any
splintering problem in a crash. It's also cheaper to use the veneer than
great chunks of tree.