[200q20v] Re: [V8] V8 and 200q20v difference

Shayne thequattroking at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 5 11:01:16 EST 2002

Actually the V8 gets 2 MPG better.  Always has.

Shayne P.

1972 MB 280 SEL 4.5
1984 4ksq
1986 MB 560 SEL
1991 v8q5
1991 200q Sedan
1992 S4

Parting:  1972 Mercedes Benz 280 SE 4.5

> From: "Coleman, David" <David.Coleman at blackrock.com>
> Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2002 13:44:34 -0500
> To: <quattro at audifans.com>, <v8 at audifans.com>, <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Subject: RE: [200q20v] Re: [V8] V8 and 200q20v difference
> oh man.  I'd race you, albeit with a 5-speed V8...  Maybe I haven't had
> enough time behind the wheel of a CC20v (likely), but I can't see the
> 200 (not completely tricked out, at least) being as fast, let alone
> faster, than the V8.  But whatever, both are fast enough to hang with
> about anything I come across on the open highway and are quick enough to
> get me in deep doo-doo.
> Mileage?  Neither's really all that good, though I'd put my $$ on the
> 200 by a mph or three.
> Is Steve Bednarski around?  I think he's got one of each & probably has
> some insight...
> -DaveC.
> '91 V8 5M
> Not interested in p'ing match, just interested.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Fundsalo Racing [mailto:fundsaloracing at yahoo.com]
>> I have a very hard time believing the V8 is faster
>> (except mebbe off the line) or gets better MPG.
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