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RE: haldex clutch details

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-quattro@coimbra.ans.net
> [mailto:owner-quattro@coimbra.ans.net]On Behalf Of Phil Payne
> Eaton Dave writes:
> > you gotta drive an rr brother.  the articles on the tt compare it to the
> > quattro and say that it is even better than this.  no other audi imho
> > comes close as a driving machine to the rr (i've not really driven an mb
> > though which is a bit lighter, though less powerful and more laggy)...
> I think the lag is much the same, but the bottom end torque is very
> different.  You have 309Nm at 1950 rpm - I have 270(?) at around 3100.

How does the rr develop so much torque that low, relative to the mb? What's
the trade-off?