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200hp 2.8 30v in A6
In message <01BCC680.A3AA6CE0@poolf2-011.wwa.com> Steve Wingard writes:
> The other factor is that 193hp is right on the line between different auto
> insurance classifications in Europe.
I think this is an urban myth.
Any [other] Europeans ever heard of this?
In the UK, we have ca. 20 'classes'. As far as I'm aware, horsepower is not a
major factor - the insurance companies concentrate more on the type of driver
likely to be attracted to such a car. 'GT' badges and go-faster stripes affect
classes - very often 'packaged' cars (i.e., those with lots of extras) go into
the lists two or more classes above the base vehicle with the same HP - and a
better power/weight ratio!
BTW - of the 20 classes - guess which one an ur-quattro is in?
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club