[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]
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.
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.
>Date: Fri, 22 Aug 1997 07:03:06 -0500 (CDT)
>From: firstname.lastname@example.org (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.
>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)