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Re: Audi+rotary engines!

cobram@juno.com wrote:

>On an Audi note, I can only speculate what the result of a
>Wankel attached to a Quattro drivetrain would have been
>like.  The RX2 would never get stuck in winter, even when
>I was running on college student semi baloney skins.  Everyone
>who ever borrowed the car was also amazed at how well
>it tracked in snow, especially uphill.   Anyone ever heard
>of a Wankel mated to a Quattro system?

They came close to that. In the late '70s, Audi was experimenting with the
pre-aero (type 41?) 100 with a rotary engine.

Wish they'd taken it a few steps further...