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Re: VR5

> From:          "M Tipton" <miktip@worldnet.att.net>
> To:            "Q-List" <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
> Subject:       Re: VR5
> Date:          Fri, 11 Apr 1997 04:08:41 -0500

> In "Golf" magazine,(UK Based) it was reported that VW was
> "experimenting"
> with a VR5 engine.  Basically a VR6 minus 1 cylinder.  VW was hoping 
> the configuration would give "extra space" for other under hood
> components, and allow engineers to place the engine in smaller
> variants(Polo?, Seat?)
>                                       M

They discussed that engine as being a possibility for the new Passat 
when it makes it to North America.

87 Coupe GT