[BiturboS4] S4 without a turbo? (was.. something else)
jysap at cs.com
Thu Jan 30 19:46:07 EST 2003
Do u work for Audi NA? like selling new cars?
A chip in a non turbo car does "Not" give the same "bang 4 the buck" as with
a turbo car. Ditto for exhaust upgrades.
So, a 70hp (from 330 to 400hp) increase from chips & exhaust upgrades - in
the new V8 S4 - a stretch - imho.
86 951 Porsche
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nicholas Mistry" <nick at mistry.com>
To: <biturbos4 at audifans.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 30, 2003 5:53 PM
Subject: Re: [BiturboS4] S4 without a turbo? (was.. something else)
> At first i also had a bit of scepticism about a NA S class car from audi.
> I also had the same feeling when audi departed from their 5-cyl turbo
> But the one thing that warms my hart is this: after the tuners get ahold
> of this car, we wont have anything to complain about. A Chipped NA V8
> 344hp (stock) enginine sounds very apealing to msyelf. Add exhaust, and
> other goodies and im quite sure this car will pull close to 400hp. Im
> also sure there will be some kind of turbo/supercharger upgrade for the
> Now that is something worth trading in my 2001.5 S4 in for!
> I am very excited to see how the first production year of this car turns
> out. By 2005 model i will be out of my warranty, and looking to
> possibly switch to this. Lets all hope she does well!
> > --- California Fields <cfields72 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >> [ Converted text/html to text/plain ]
> >> Oh, and we're really at a loss here with a 344hp
> >> (stock) car that weighs no
> >> more than the previous model and has a stiffer body
> >> and better
> >> tires/suspension (read sarcasm). Looks to me like
> >> Audi took a step forward.
> >> It will be just harder (or more expensive to modify
> >> now, that's all).
> > I'm warming up to the idea of an NA V8 S4. While
> > I come from the school that an Audi should have
> > AWD and at least one turbo (so much so that I spent
> > a wad putting a turbo motor into the '91 coupe), there
> > really is a drivability difference without a turbo.
> > While the 2.7T is a huge improvement from the older
> > K24/K26 turbo engines, it still obviously has a
> > turbo- a little lag and that shudder when you release
> > the throttle. The V8 would be smooth smooth smooth.
> > And a 344HP V8 Avant is sortof full circle for those
> > like me that got lugged around as a kid in old
> > Detroit wagons. So I dunno...
> > Matt Rooke
> > '91cq- 20v turbo
> > '00S4- stock
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