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What is a WX engine?

In message <199801200604.BAA13578@coimbra.ans.net> Daniel Hussey writes:

>     For the first time I have heard several people on the list refer to WX
> engines in Ur-Q's.  What is a WX engine and why have I never heard of it
> before?  Were they not sold in the US?  I thought all the early US model Ur-Q's
> had the MB motor.

I'm not aware of any MBs reaching the USA.  US imports ceased in 1985 - the MB 
did not ship to customers until mid-1988.

US cars usually have WX/WR engines.  Anyoe who has anything different _might_ 
have something valuable.  Hint: Does a magnet stick to the block?

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club