[BiturboS4] New S4 V8's Avus wheels

dap128 dap128 at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 27 13:32:22 EDT 2003

Someone in England has tested the fit and they do not clear the brakes &
suspension w/o spacers.


Too bad, because I really like the new Avus wheels as well.

-Dave Pramanik
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ti Kan" <ti at amb.org>
To: <biturbos4 at audifans.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2003 5:21 AM
Subject: [BiturboS4] New S4 V8's Avus wheels

> I can't help but admire the subtle improvements Audi made to the
> styling of the Avus wheels as equipped on the new S4 V8.  It's
> 18x8 ET39 shod with 235/40-18 tires, which *should* fit our S4 biturbos
> perfectly.  The center cover portion of the wheel flares in smoothly,
> and the "dimples" at the end of each spoke have more of a edgy
> trapezoidal shape compared to the stock Avus on our cars.
> I really would love to upgrade my S4 to these wheels if they could
> be had for a reasonable price!  I know that the Avus is a heavy wheel
> but I don't drive on the track or race, and I don't that going to
> a lighter wheel would do much for me.  Also, since the Avus design
> is now a "signature" of an Audi S car, it just looks right.
> What do you all think?
> -Ti
> 2003 A4 1.8T multitronic
> 2001 S4 biturbo 6-sp
> 1984 5000S turbo
> 1980 4000 2.0 5-sp
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