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RE: A4 Race Question

i thought they ran the turbos...

-----Original Message-----
From: Ti Kan [mailto:ti@amb.org]
Sent: Friday, January 29, 1999 11:35 AM
To: Anand Dhanda
Cc: quattro@coimbra.ans.net
Subject: Re: A4 Race Question

Anand Dhanda writes:
> I was going through the TOCA 2 web site and they say that the A4's 4
> cylinder is a 16v. I thought it was a 20v? Also do they only make the
> that TOCA's site claims?

The super touring A4 race cars do have 4-valve (rather than 5-valve) heads.
296hp sounds about right.  Remember, these are normally-aspirated cars,
no turbos here.  296hp from a 2.0 liter NA four is pretty respectable.

96 A4 2.8 quattro
84 5000S 2.1 turbo
80 4000 2.0
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