Ever wonder why the newer Audis (and other cars) are sooo heavy?
i.rautenberg at waratap.com
Tue Aug 1 15:06:46 EDT 2006
So does Csaba Csere of Car and Driver is his musings from October of
Personally, I'd rather have a car that doesn't do everything under
the sun. One who dabbles in many things but is master of none is
considered a dilettante. And for a car to do the same is
unconscionable. And it directly impacts quality and reliability.
Creature comforts are fine, but they should not come at the EXPENSE
of reliability and hence value retention. Toyota understands this.
I wish Audi did. People have been talking about Audi not getting
their marketing strategy right -- but even with a great strategy, you
need an excellent product if you want to succeed. I suggest a
serious re-examination by Audi of what Audi wants to be...
PS Sorry if this is catching some of you by surprise, but on the Urq
List we've had a lively discussion about Audi's support (or lack
thereof) for Urqs and future values of the newer cars and Audi's
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