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Re: why Audi's don't hydroplane

glen powell wrote:
> Audis do handle far better than almost all other makes for the same size & weight.
> Again, do not be overconfident and remember that AWD masks the effects of
> hydroplaning while it is happening, you just don't know it unless/till it's too late.......

This is sage and important advice.  It's very difficult, but I have
hydroplaned twice in my '92CSQW on very wet pavement, once during the
great Midwest U.S. Floods on '93 and once in the aftermath of Hurricane
Fran in '96.  Do not allow yourself to become overconfident in bad

Shaun Mullen
West Grove, PA