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Re: Actual top speeds

Personal experience: my old 5000tq would get scary around 145mph, my current
10v 90q gets up to about 115mph when it starts giving me dirty looks. I
really need a sixth gear.

Sachelle Babbar wrote:

> Of various Audi models, most specifically, the 5000/100/200 series, what
> are the actual (not Audi brochure) top speeds. I have a dealer service
> training manual and is says the top speed of a n/a engine is like 106mph.
> I've pinned the speedo (probably 125) on premium. It says the turbo will
> do 124. Last year, I did over 140. I'm sure Audi when testing did higher
> speeds than this. What is the reason for this? When did Audi start
> putting top speed governors on their cars? How much does insurance play a
> role in this? The funny thing is that my Audi is more stable at triple
> digits than at double.
> Steve
> '84  5ksT 1.6-2.0 bar
> Disclaimer:"Any information contained herein is based purely on my own
> personal experience and may not necessarily reflect yours. Use caution as
> your results may vary from mine."