[BiturboS4] Rumor(s) Behind The New S4 From My Local Audi Dealer - Goodbye 2.7T Engine

jysap at cs.com jysap at cs.com
Wed Sep 25 15:30:14 EDT 2002

Hi Ian,

good points.


Ian McCloghrie <ian at codrus.com> wrote:

>On Sep 25, 2002 jysap at cs.com wrote:
>> He also mentioned that the 2.7TT is NOT planned for the Audi TT, to the
>> best of his knowledge (for what its worth).
>I doubt it would fit.  The TT is built on a FWD Golf chassis, and uses
>a transverse mount engine.  Even if you could shoehorn the V6 in there
>it seems unlikely that the stock transaxle would mate up to it.
>Turbo engines are definitely harder to make emissions clean that
>naturally aspirated ones, so don't discount the environmental reasons.
>It might be that Audi can get away with bringing a few over (maybe with
>very expensive emissions controls?) but can't justify it across the
>model range.

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