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In message <1997Aug13.125657.1772.1250726@pu-smtp.radio.bbc.co.uk> paul.heneghan@bbc.co.uk (Paul Heneghan) writes:

> >As for Audi, the numbers
> >loosely follows the platform. But it has peculiarty as well. What's the
> >difference between an 80 and a 90?
> In the UK, in late 1984 Audi decided to differentiate between 4cylinder and 
> 5cylinder versions of the Audi 80.  The 4cylinder models retained the name 
> Audi 80 and the 5cylinder models were given the name Audi 90.

Started in Germany.  The original Audi 90 was merely the Audi 80CD 5E re-
badged.  At this point, they dropped the carburettor version (the 80CD 5S).

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club