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Re: VR6 vs Audi6 and Passat(A4) engine choices
In a message dated 96-10-15 18:44:03 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Scott
<< Rumour has it *no* future VWs will have the VR6,
I've heard the "rights" have been sold do Mercedes. >>
Not so. A-Class Volkswagens will continue to use the VR6 and the VR5. The
new Passat will also get the VR5.
As to the Mercedes connection, Volkswagen is selling VR6 engines to M-B for
use in a transporter/people van which is not offered in the U.S. market.
<<Also, I believe that the Passat will not come with the
"Quattro" system for 4wd, but rather with the simpler
It will be marketed as "Syncro" but in its heart, it knows it's a "quattro."