returnof the I-5
a.sigal at bluewin.ch
Thu Jan 13 07:32:44 EST 2005
calvink at fastermac.net wrote:
>Until last month, I was a VW parts guy (now with Subaru,
>but that has nothing to do with the subject.) As I
>understand it, the 2.0 L 4 is going away, and that new 2.5L
>inline 5 is the new base motor in the A5 platform ( Golf & Jetta) If I remember correctly, there was a writeup on the
>Jetta V on www.vwvortex maybe around early December
>that discussed some of the details of this engine. Fives
>have had some other sucess since Audi abandoned them.
>Volvo, for a while, then more recently the Mercedes/
>Freightliner/ Dodge Sprinter diesel is a 5, and just last
>GM "discovered" an engine between a 4 and a 6 and put it
>in their Colorado / Canyon trucks. OK, who did I miss?
>(still driving a five)
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>quattro at audifans.com
Plus Fiat, Alfa, Lancia, and of course and most importantly Passat
(http://home.wanadoo.nl/noronha/passat_b6.htm). With all allu 2.5 TDI
20V, FSI , CVVT and 185 HP/450 Nm, well sure Audi is going to be sorry
for dumping I5 line.
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