2001 CPO A6 2.7T vs leftover 2003 Passat W8
duandcc_forums at cox.net
Mon Aug 23 21:23:40 EDT 2004
Yes, the Passat in Question is a W8 Sedan with the 6-spd maual tranie, sports suspension and 17" BBS multi-spoke rims.
From: Ed Kellock <ekellock at gmail.com>
Date: 2004/08/23 Mon PM 09:08:07 EDT
To: David <duandcc_forums at cox.net>
Subject: Re: Re: 2001 CPO A6 2.7T vs leftover 2003 Passat W8
So is that 6-speed W8 a manual transmission??
On Mon, 23 Aug 2004 20:54:24 -0400, David <duandcc_forums at cox.net> wrote:
> P.S. Due to warranty considerations, both cars would remain stock.
> From: "S Dewitt" <sdewitt at stx.rr.com>
> Date: 2004/08/23 Mon PM 08:51:06 EDT
> To: "David" <duandcc_forums at cox.net>
> Subject: Re: 2001 CPO A6 2.7T vs leftover 2003 Passat W8
> >From what I know, athe 4.2 cannot be had with a stick unless it's a new S4.
> I'd go with the A6, much more hp potential....
> Scott DeWitt
> Advanced Automotion
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David" <duandcc_forums at cox.net>
> To: <quattro at audifans.com>
> Sent: Monday, August 23, 2004 7:44 PM
> Subject: 2001 CPO A6 2.7T vs leftover 2003 Passat W8
> > Well, a fellow car-lounger over on Fourtitude (I moderate the 4000/CGT
> forum there)threw a monkey-wrench in the works. I was all hopped up on
> picking up a leftover 03 Passat W8 6-spd w/ sports suspension. I think I
> could pick it up for around $25,000 (dealer demo with 5,800 miles). Well,
> this fellow car-lounger pointed out that Audi is offering 0% financing on
> all CPO 2001 A6s (the best I could do on the W8 is 2.9%). I did some
> checking around and a relatively low miles 2001 A6 2.7T quattro 6-spd runs
> about the same price. I would rather have a 4.2 V8 but you can't get them
> with a manual tranie in the USA and a stick shift is a MUST for me. I'd
> love to hear everyones thoughts on which is the beter deal and better car,
> and why. Advice? Thoughts?
> > TIA!
> > Dave
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