shift at 3k

Brad Wilson bradw at
Thu Jun 14 16:26:38 EDT 2001

nicksimc wrote:

> Again, my question is whether the 'ruler flat' torque curve was engineered
> this way in order to spare the quattro system undue stress under hard
> acceleration (as my co-worker postulated?)

Incredibly unlikely, for a few reasons.

1. The Quattro transmission is incredibly strong.

2. A flat torque curve is good... the longer flat, the better.

3. The flat torque curve on turbo Audis is a result of the turbo, not some
   amazing feat of Audi engineering. =)

Just my 2c...

Best regards,

2000 A6 2.7 biturbo quattro
2 turbos, 1 driver ... no limits

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