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Stalking the Elusive Quattro

In message <v03110704b135a537586e@[]> Phil Rose writes:

> Let's not confuse what we may see on the road with actual factory output.
> Things like alternate side S4 badges may merely reflect some repainting was
> done by a sloppy (or dislexic) shop. A couple of weeks ago I came across a
> very nice looking '95 Audi A9 quattro--that's right, _A9_ :)

That's just someone taking the piss.  It used to be quite common to find 
Mercedes 450s and 500s sporting "200D" stickers.  When I picked up my JS-
engined Passat from Autohaus Gotta in Dietzenbach back in 1982 it had "Passat 
diesel" on the back.

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club