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Re: US 98 2.8 A4 commercial (30v in racing???)

Kwattro@aol.com writes:
> Dumb question of the day, part 2. 
> I thought that the audi V8 was derived from the Porsche V8, instead of the VW
> 4?

No.  Audi supposedly considered using the Porsche V8 but decided that
it was too heavy.  Instead, it opted to make its own V8.  The Audi
V8 is essentially two VW 16V four cylinder engines joined together,
except the V8's block is aluminum.

96 A4 2.8 quattro
84 5000S 2.1 turbo
80 4000 2.0
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