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Re: VR6 vs. Audi V6---how do they differ
Do the Audi V6s have the same bellhousing bolt pattern as the 5 cylinders
At 10:26 3/28/98 -0800, Ti Kan wrote:
>> The 2 engines differ in every way. It is coincidence that the are both 2.8
>> and that the VR6 and the 12V Audi V6 are 172hp.
>> The VR6 is a narrow angle, almost inline 6 (15 degrees I believe), where
>> Audi is a standard V6 configuration (60 degrees?). The VR6 is made to be a
>> transverse engine, where the Audi V6 is meant to be a Longitudinal
>> believe the VR6 has much more torque that the Audi V6 though (don't
>> on that).
>The Audi 2.8 is a 90 degree V6. The Audi V6 has more torque than the VR6
>in all versions, and the torque is available at lower RPMs.
>Audi V6 2.8 12-valve (all) 172hp @ 5500rpm, 184lb-ft @ 3000rpm
>Audi V6 2.8 30-valve (A4) 190hp @ 5500rpm, 207lb-ft @ 3200rpm
>Audi V6 2.8 30-valve (A6) 200hp @ 5500rpm, 207lb-ft @ 3200rpm
>VW VR6 2.8 12-valve 172hp @ 5800rpm, 173lb-ft @ 4200rpm
>The VR6-equipped VWs feel livelier probably due to the lighter weight
>of the cars, and also because the VR6 makes a "sportier" sound. These
>are all nice engines.
>96 A4 2.8 quattro
>84 5000S 2.1 turbo
>80 4000 2.0
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