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Re: Coupe Quattro...

quk@isham-research.demon.co.uk (Phil Payne) wrote:

>I went to pick up some parts last week, and found a very interesting-looking
>vehicle parked at the Audi dealers.  It was a C-registered (1984?) Coupe
>with a
>quattro sticker on the back.  These things _DO_ exist - the non-turbo and non-
>flared arches version of the Coupe GT with a quattro drive train.

>What was utterly fascinating was the shift lever - an automatic!

>This is a very rare beast indeed.  Perhaps unique.  Or it would have been
>- if
>the quattro sticker really belonged on there.  Which it didn't.

>A perfectly ordinary Coupe GT automatic.  I was _very_ disappointed.

So was I, when I found the very same combination on a car in or local
breaker's yard. quattro sticker, even a quattro dash emblem. Turned out to
be a wannabe automatic coupe as well.
What is it with automatic coupes? I haven't seen this on manual cars, ever!


PS echo problem fixed! Kudos to Dan!

 Tom Nas                                          Zeist, The Netherlands
1988 Audi 80 1.8S, Tizianrot metallic, 212,000km

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