[Es2] Fwd: Re: [audi20v] Re: RS4 Review - a must read
matt_20v at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 30 11:46:01 EST 2006
actually, my encounter with an RS4 on US101... 700
pounds lighter helps but doesn't completely compensate
for a 120HP deficit.
My setup is 3B motor with IA stage III+, stock K04
turbo, 3" downpipe and exaust with no center box.
--- Peter Schulz <pcschulz at comcast.net> wrote:
> Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 11:31:00 -0500
> To: matt_20v at yahoo.com
> From: Peter Schulz <pcschulz at comcast.net>
> Subject: Re: [audi20v] Re: RS4 Review - a must read
> you need to forward this to the es2 list :
> At 11:13 AM 10/30/2006, you wrote:
> >Driving down to Laguna Seca in the coupe last
> >to see the ALMS race, an RS4 came up behind me. I
> >floored it, and we had a nice spirited drive the
> >of the way, trading leads based on who best read
> >upcoming traffic, with quick bursts up the right
> >to get around lane-hoggers. Once there the driver
> >commented he was having difficulty keeping up with
> > Well, I had extreme difficulty keeping up with
> >but not embarassingly so. Nice to know a 15 year
> >car, abliet with a secret weapon under the hood,
> >at least sortof hang with Audi's newest.
> >I'm sure on a track he would totally waste me
> >of the RS4's superior chassis balance and dynamics,
> >plus he could really stretch that 8200 RPM redline.
> >can't keep up with V8 S4's on a track and the RS4
> >80 more HP.
> >And BTW, I didn't really get turned on by the RS4
> >looks, but as the article says, "... mechanical
> >heroin". Audi demon indeed!
> >--- Chris Maresca <ckm at crust.net> wrote:
> > > This is one of the best written reviews I have
> > > read of any car.
> > >
> > > http://www2.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=2545
> > >
> > > I thought I'd pass it along. From the Top Gear
> > > review of the RS4 to
> > > this, everyone is RAVING about this car. I know
> > > that if I had the
> > > money, the Audi dealer would have had a deposit
> > > one months ago, with
> > > my name on it.
> > >
> > > Chris.
> > >
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