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Sounds like a plan to me! I'll pitch in some $$.
>From: Bob D'Amato[SMTP:email@example.com]
>Sent: Monday, January 13, 1997 12:11 PM
>To: Mark Nelson
>Cc: 'Quattro List'
>Subject: RE: [none]
>On Sun, 12 Jan 1997, Mark Nelson wrote:
>> The reason Audi does not import these hot rods (S6, S6+, S8, etc), is
>> because of the giant beuraucracy involved in importing a car to the U.S.
>> For some idiotic reason, any car that has different transmissions
>> (manual or automatic), different engines (and this includes different
>> power ranges NOT just displacement) has to go through a crash test. So
>> for example if Audi decided that they wanted to import the S8 with an
>> automatic, manual, and tiptronic, they would have to crash test each of
>> those three "different" cars. Quite an expensive proposition,
>So why dont we all pool our money together and buy 3 late model UrQ's or
>S2's from europe and give them to the gubment..they can crash test them,
>pass them and now we can buy them from europe!!!
>Bob D'Amato SNET 300 George St. New Haven, CT 06510 203-771-7081
> Drive Safe, Drive Fast, Drive a Quattro