Plastic bumper 200q20v Digest, Vol 30, Issue 24

Phil Rose pjrose at
Fri Apr 28 16:59:11 EDT 2006

At 11:37 AM -0600 4/28/06, Brandon Rogers wrote:
>Late to this thread - but if you are referring to the lack of 
>ability to stay on the throttle and left foot brake to build boost 
>on the new turbo cars, it is somewhat possible, as I've learned on 
>my '01 S4 - you have to be on the brake first then apply throttle. 
>So no it doesn't really accomplish what we'd want - but there you 

But it's not the case with the North America '06 A3 models with DSG 
transmission (both turbo and NA engine). The ECU will decrease power 
if throttle is applied along with braking, irrespective of sequence. 
That's true when attempting to accelerate from a standing start...

>theorhetically you could get on the throttle while coming out of the 
>corner befroe letting off the brakes..

--I haven't verified the brake/throttle situation for the car at speed.


Phil Rose
Rochester, NY
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