[BiturboS4] Rumor(s) Behind The New S4 From My Local Audi Dealer - Goodbye 2.7T Engine
fastwheels3 at attbi.com
Wed Sep 25 19:38:19 EDT 2002
Well, they fit a 2.8L V6 in the Golf GTI. If it's the same chassis then why
is it a problem in Audi TT?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ian McCloghrie" <ian at codrus.com>
To: <jysap at cs.com>
Cc: <biturbos4 at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2002 9:57 AM
Subject: Re: [BiturboS4] Rumor(s) Behind The New S4 From My Local Audi
Dealer - Goodbye 2.7T Engine
> 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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