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Tilt wheel, Audi style ..

I first noticed this a few months ago, and have been meaning to ask ever
since ...

On my '91 200Q, the steering wheel is tilted about 5 degrees off the
longitudinal axis of the car towards the left. No, my car wasn't in a
wreck: if you look at the shroud on the steering column, it's pretty
obvious that it was designed to be asymmetric.

I believe the seat is skewed ever so slightly as well, but I haven't
taken a good look.

Anyone know why this is?  Safety? Ergonomics?  True of all Audis?  The
only other car I know of which has a similar "feature" is on a Hindustan
Ambassador (which is an Indian-made '57 Morris Oxford).

Trivially yours,