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Re: a stupid friend of mine
> In a message dated 11/9/99 5:19:50 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> email@example.com writes:
> << old beetle:karman-ghia::new beetle:tt
> please refute. need amunition. i know he's wrong
> in the complete analogy, mainly because he is
> always talking out of his ass, but i don't have the
> chops and data to convince him.
> i think it's the same chassis..
The New Beetle is built on the same A platform as the Golf-IV and
Jetta-IV (Bora). The TT is also built on a shortened version of
the A platform, but with significantly uprated suspension with many
higher-spec pieces, as well as a much more rigid body.
In some ways that analogy is not too far off...
96 A4 2.8 quattro
84 5000S 2.1 turbo
80 4000 2.0
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