[200q20v] The benefits of Quattro

Rich Andrews r-j-a at home.com
Tue Dec 12 01:48:00 EST 2000

There is one thing one must remember when driving on ice.  Four 
times zero still equals zero.  Basic math skills will keep ones 
quattro in one piece and looking good.


Ingo Rautenberg wrote:

> Thor writes:
>> My wife does not understand why I've kept my v8 for 5
>> years now despite its glitches and heartaches it has given me. Usually,
>> around this time of the year, I ditch my C280 Sport, keep it in the garage
>> and drive the v8 until March. The feeling of driving the v8 with its
>> H&Rs/Koni/Dunlops and its gutwrenching exhaust sound from the Brullens
> around
>> NYC in winter whether it is icy, snowy, or floods is
>> irreplaceable...priceless as one ad says.
>> Thor
> Ah, yes, the joys of quattro.  I counted 8 Mercedes C280, etc. in the ditch
> on the way home from work and on my recent fun run this evening ;-).  Just
> put the Pirelli winter 210's (steel 15" wheels) on over the weekend and had
> to try them out.  Only problem is with the 9-14" of fresh snow on the
> ground, those of us with lowered suspensions start  feeling the floating
> effect of lowered ground clearance.   Of course, every other "sane" person
> thinks I'm crazy to enjoy weather like this...ah winter!
> -Ingo
> 91 200q20v
> Slightly modified in Snowy Michigan
> http://hometown.aol.com/quattringo/index.html
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