[s-cars] Audi "Streets of Tomorrow Ride and Drive", or...

Steve Marinello smarinello at entouch.net
Mon May 1 21:20:36 EDT 2006

Acutally, Dennis, I drove the 2.0T A3's to compare to the FWD GTI's.  I did 
not like the DSG in the A3 at all. Drive it back-to-back with a GTI and 
maybe you'll see what I mean, or maybe not.

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Subject: Re: [s-cars] Audi "Streets of Tomorrow Ride and Drive", or...

> In a message dated 5/1/2006 3:45:43 P.M. Mountain Daylight Time,
> stadmef at ntplx.net writes:
> Yep, the A3 was as disappointing as the RS4 was fun!  My regular  car
> for those of you not keeping up is an R32, so I was antsy to  drive
> the A3 3.2 as well as try out DSG.  The added incentive  was that my R
> has been in the shop for a week to fix up some minor  bodywork and the
> dealer gave me a 2006 Passat 2.0T with  Tiptronic.  I hated the
> Tiptronic so I was really hoping the  DSG would be fun.
> Too bad all of you drove the 3.2 A3. The 2.0 DSG car is far more  fun. 
> When
> pushed to the limit that might change due to front drive,  but the lighter
> front weight and extremely quick DSG make it really  fun to toss around.
> I thought the DSG TT was disappointing by comparison. Not sure why the 
> mating to 3.2 doesn't behave the same as the 2.0 but that combination just
> doesn't work as well. The computer programing for the 2.0T shifts is spot 
> on.
> Dennis  Graber
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> Aurora, Colo. 80015
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