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Re: June C/D
Virtual Bob wrote:
> Containing preview of '98 A6. Cool. On page 106, see the donuts in action
> (yes, it DOES work!). A4 long-term test report. VAG confirms up-market
> strategy on VW and Audi to go against Mercedes Benz...
Nice article on the new A6 - it looks like a winner. For more info
check http://www.audi.de - they have some good images and a 32 page
press release you can download and view with Acrobat Reader. I've got
my parents convinced to trade their '93 100s for the new car with, of
A4q long-term was interesting in that they loved the car despite having
major problems. How many listers have gone through an alternator and a
manual tranny in 32,000 miles? These seem to be unusual failures,
particularly the tranny. I always thought of them as pretty much
bulletproof with many *clutches* going over 100k. I guess they don't
care that dropping the clutch when you can't induce wheelspin is a bad
idea when it comes to longevity of driveline components. All I know is
that my '90 CQ with 78k on the clock has never had a major failure of
any kind (knock-on-wood).
I'm not sure I understand the VW strategy to compete with M-B all the
way up the line (a 12 cylinder luxo-VW???), while leaving Audi to
compete with BMW for the sports sedan market. Either C/D mixed the
facts (what a shock!) or they're smoking something funny at VW hqts.
1990 Coupe Quattro