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Re: S4

I think the problem lies West.  Nobody makes 49 state cars these days so
they de-tune them to meet California emissions standards which are worse
than the EPA.

Ralph Poplawsky

At 03:47 PM 8/22/97 EDT, you wrote:
>What?!  Why do we keep getting the detuned cars?  I thought the new
>european emissions standards met or exceeded the EPA's.  Call me greedy
>for performance.  I know 250hp is not that far off from 265hp but I can't
>understand if it's a cost or a pollution issue.  Oh well, I guess I'll
>take what I can get and be happy.
>Pete C.
>Date: Fri, 22 Aug 1997 07:03:06 -0500 (CDT)
>From: philby@ix.netcom.com (Phil Coppin)
>Subject: Re: S4
>Heard that the U.S. S4 will have a 250hp SINGLE turbo 30v V6 not the 
>twin turbo set up. 
>Phil C.
>96 A4q 2.8 slushbox (its the wifes and we aint happy with the 
>transmission! - more info to come on this one as we have escalated it 
>up the ladder to Audi regional)