[A4] Sale of A4/Purchase of A3
caliban at sharon.net
Thu Feb 16 17:30:10 EST 2006
At 2:21 PM -0800 2/16/06, Brian O'Connell wrote:
>Don't get sucked into the option packages unless they
>are really what you want.
>In Houston, leather is a no-no (one summer will
>convince you of this fact), and the twin sunroof (the
>rear fixed panel only has a mesh sunscreen, which
>still allows a lot of light to come in, and hence
i can see going with cloth in heat. i had cloth in my 2000
and it was fine, but i went leather with my new one.
i don't like sunroofs at all. more noise.
>And I miss the quattro, but imagine that it was only
>adding weight and sapping engine power, so with the
>ESP and traction control that comes standard, I should
>be fine (and I'm not in the snow belt, in any case).
i have to have quattro, for snow driving. and it makes the
car really tossable too. i've found ESP only to suck for fun/spirited
driving, if not making things a little dangerous. i usually turn it
>The interesting point raised in some reviews is that
>it is the same size as the former A4 Avant!
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