Audi I5 vs Volvo I5?

Mihnea Cotet c_mihnea at
Thu Feb 13 08:05:13 EST 2003


The ovloV I5 has never shared anything with the Audi
engine. It is an I5 with 20v in some cases but that's
all, apparently the firing order isn't the same and
I'm sure the bore/stroke are different.


--- duandcc_forums at wrote:
> IIRC, Volvo bought the rights to Audi's I5 a long
> time back. The Volvo I5 used to be exactly the same
> as the Audi version. Is it still? Or atleast still
> based on it? I was just thinking that Volvo turbo
> I5's might be suitable for fairly easy transplant
> into an Audi without offending the Audi gods...
> Dave
> 1987 CGT Special Build
> SE Virginia

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