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However, there was a press announcement that was put up on Jets A4
organization that said the twin-turbo v-6 is going into the S4! SO, maybe
Audi feels that the class is a V08 class? Like the big E-class models and the
From: email@example.com on behalf of Eliot Lim
Sent: Wednesday, August 20, 1997 8:58 PM
To: quattro mailing list
Subject: re: s6
i find it interesting that the s6 is going to be powered by a v8 instead
of a twin turbo v6. perhaps that's because the v8 is completely debugged
while the 30V v6 is not?
i recently took a trip across mountainous country (all across, BC, into
alberta, back through montana and idaho) and the lack of a turbo at high
altitudes was never more sorely missed.
as for the 5 valve V8 it would make perfect sense from a consolidation
point of view. i'm sure it would be cheaper for them to design and build
5V heads across the range rather than to have a mix.