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Re: I5 20V vs. V6 12V
Todd Young writes:
> Brian Powell wrote:
> > IMHO, the VW-type gearing on the 90 20V sucks (primarily 2nd gear);
> > furthermore, I believe it hinders the 20V engine. In my V6's, I can get to
> > 60mph in 2nd gear (redlined, of course).
> Yeah, I get a laugh out of this, I can break the speed limit in some areas in
> second gear! :-)
Wow, that was a weird second when I saw your message in the inbox. I had
an uncle, Todd Young, who passed away a couple of years ago...
Yes, that is (to me) the major difference to me between the two cars. I
drive around town mostly in second... It's the same with the Porsche clan,
they stick to second around the city blocks.
Enjoy that 90S, I enjoyed mine!