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A-4 1.8t engine question

>From: Adam Singer <hydra@flinet.com>
>Subject: A-4 1.8t engine question
..., it shifted for me only after the rpm's bounced at
>almost the redline.  Then after I did this I continued driving when a
>funny smell came from my engine and when I got to the movie I realized
>that there was some smoke coming out of the front grille... 

You have an oil leak or someone spilled oil on the engine. When you went
full throttle to redline you got the engine hot enough to smoke the oil. Or
the car is so new some paint smoked on the hot parts.

Bob Cummings
87 Coupe GT - definately leaking oil but no worries about "newness"