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Re: Newsflash: tiny turbo kills mighty V8

Whoops.  I guess I'm confusing the current S8 with the rumors about 
the new S8?  I thought they were moving towards twin-turbo'd engines 
in the S cars, a la the S4 V6...I thought the S8 would have the twin 
turbo V8.


At 10:27 AM -0800 1/10/99, Ti Kan wrote:
> Brett Dikeman writes:
>> "What's an S8?"
>> "Picture an A8 quattro, 6-speed, with twin turbos.  Sounds a lot like
>> this new Legend, eh?"
> Except the current S8 isn't turbocharged.  It's the same 4.2L V8
> as in the A8, tweaked to put out 340hp instead of the A8's 300hp.
> -Ti
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