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What's the big deal about Torsen?

In message <961210160718_741827772@emout03.mail.aol.com> MSV96@aol.com writes:

> I fully expected the Torsen to be a big improvement in quattro technology when 
> I bought the 80q as in theory it should be. I gather in reading recent posts
> that the Torsen is highly regarded as a "must have" by some...but personaly I
> found the unpredicatable nature not to my liking and driving style. Am I
> crazy to have this perception of what is undeniably an excellent peice of
> mechanical technology? Any comments from long time q owners who have owned
> both??? Just curious...no flame wars intended!

Can you vouch for the alignment of the "disappointing" car?  That's usually 
what has the greatest effect on handling.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club