John Cody Forbes cody at 5000tq.com
Thu Dec 4 19:40:43 PST 2008

Sarcastically of course, but if VW is Audi's parent isn't an Audi engine 
really a VW product anyways? ;-)


Danton J.A. Cardoso wrote:
> Valid points said by all... However the 1.8t and V6 are both Audi
> engines and they are in VW.  Look at the Passat- A4 frame, and if I
> recall correctly, an A6 body.  I bet the VW owners are unaware of
> this.  Heck the gauges in my A4, with the exception of Volts and Oil
> temperature, are exactly the ones from my old Passat.  Vents are the
> same, there are so many similarities, its as if the Audi is a "gussied
> up" VW.  Just like Toyota with Lexus.
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 4:07 PM, Huw Powell <audi at humanspeakers.com>
> wrote:
>> John Cody Forbes wrote:
>>> Well that's true too, although you've already got the 1.8t and the
>>> V6 in the A4, TT (albeit with some extra punch), and A6. I can't
>>> confirm it, but I'd bet the A6/A8 V8 is the same or very close to
>>> the Touareg too.
>>> How many of new Audi buyers know how to open the hood, or even that
>>> they are owned by VW?
>> The same number that would know not to put gasoline in their diesel
>> engine?
>> --
>> Huw Powell
>> http://www.humanspeakers.com/audi
>> http://www.humanthoughts.org/ 

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