Ever wonder why the newer Audis (and other cars) are sooo
LL - NY
larrycleung at gmail.com
Wed Aug 2 07:42:51 EDT 2006
Aren't current XJ and XK Jags all aluminium too?
On 8/2/06, Nathan Ray <skimaster77 at msn.com> wrote:
> One of the biggest reasons why aluminum hasn't found its way into cars as
> much as bikes is that aluminum can't be formed with the same stamping
> techniques as steel can. Forming aluminum into body panels takes newer
> more expensive techniques. Thats why only the A8 is made entirely of
> aluminum, the added cost is worth the weigh savings in that big of a car.
> Nate Ray
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