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Re: Ronin/S8

Rokas Reipa wrote:
> If my memory serves me right, it's essentially the same 4.2L V8 as in the A8
> only it makes 340hp. The S8 also has a stiffer suspension(I think) and is
> available with a 6sp manual. Those 18 inch Avus wheels are prominent as
> well. Why it doesnt come into the U.S. is beyond me.
> Rokas
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Scott Sierakowski <scott@collectorspub.com>
> To: <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
> Sent: Monday, March 15, 1999 4:31 PM
> Subject: Ronin/S8
> >What is a S8 exactly, in the USA we don't get the good cars.  Does
> >anyone have any idea what is in a S8 for a motor?  Is it a V8, V8 turbo,
> >V8 bi-turbo?
> >
> >Scott
> >
> >
The S8 has a higher compression ratio and different cams. I believe that
the cams have "solid" followers as well.