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RE: DeChroming the A4, S4 or RS4 trim idea

The 1.8T A4 has it nicely blacked out from the factory. I'm not much for
chrome, so I like that.
- peter, peterhe@microsoft.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	George S Achorn III [SMTP:coolidge@nicom.com]
> Sent:	Sunday, February 09, 1997 7:53 AM
> To:	Audi
> Subject:	DeChroming the A4, S4 or RS4 trim idea
> 	I noticed that the A4 has quite a bit of chrome, specifically
> around the
> side windows, and the grille outline. IMHO it looks good on the
> luxurious
> versions like the 2.8, but I think on an S4 or RS4 or even a tuned 1.8
> were
> I to own one, this trim would look better if less pronounced.
> 	IMHO blacking this out is a little to boy racerish fitting on a
> VW, but
> not the higher positioned Audi. I think it ought to be replaced with
> brushed aluminum pieces. Imagine this chrome in a satin brushed silver
> finish, and not the shiny chrome. If Audi produces the S4 or more
> particualarly an RS4 (higher price) this aluminum would look amazing.
> Couple it with the A!Avantgarde aluminum dash trim and a Porsche
> brushed
> aluminum shifter/ handbrake handle. 
> 	LAter-G