[200q20v] 4KQ Vs coupe exhaust diffs

DAK dak-ignore at rochester.rr.com
Fri Apr 13 10:23:23 EDT 2001

I'm pretty sure that he old VW Quantum Syncro had the 5-3-1 deal. I 
talked my dad into one of these in the early 90's and he had it for a 
couple of years (from 150K to almost 200K miles). I assumed this was the 
Audi 4000 Q gear.


Fundsalo Racing wrote:

> Yes, exactly. I checked my two prime sources for
> period information (Jeremy Walton's quattro book and
> Brooklands on quattros). The only relevant reference I
> found with a quick squint was that the Euro coupe made
> 130 and the Euro 80Q made 136 and the difference was
> due to the 5-onto-3-into-1 Vs the 5-into-2-into-1 and
> that there was no weight penalty for the upgrade.
> Also, torque was higher and at a lower RPM with the
> 5-into-3-into-1 piece. (US-spec coupe was 110HP and
> 4KQ 115HP, not from those references, from memory)
> -glen
> --- Edward J Kellock <ekellock at juno.com> wrote:
>> Did ya ever think that it was their original
>> intention to have the
>> 4kq as fast as the Coupe GT, but later, like 3 years
>> later (in US time)
>> they decided to go ahead and let go of that idea and
>> put out the
>> 87.5 CGT to show off their new engine a little early
>> and move the
>> last few CGT's of the lots in the US?
> <snippage>
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