[V8] What is it about this car?

Enzeder enzeder at comcast.net
Mon Aug 15 19:56:42 EDT 2005

This is called an S6 4.2 or S6 Plus in Europe (with a 4.2 rated at 290 HP 
or 325 HP), and I occasionally torment myself by looking through a European 
site called AutoScout24 and dreaming about importing one.
Something like: http://tinyurl.com/d9a3f And the mileage is right up your 
alley :-)  Especially when you convert from km's...

At 05:01 PM 8/14/2005, Roger M. Woodbury wrote:
>Now that you mention the S6, I have had a totally irrational thought.
>But compared to the Type 44 Avant, like my 20-valve, it is a much more
>refined interior and refined car in general.  But for the power....which has
>made me wonder if the guys at Audi Connection have ever contemplated putting
>a 3.6 litre V8 into a '94 Avant.  I asked, and they haven't but are
>considering it.....
>..now, here's a thought:  How about a '94 Avant (NOT my wife's.  You don't
>even want to THINK about messing around with my wife's car....).  Say,
>something with moderate miles, one owner with some service records to offer
>up as a swap.  Plan on changing brakes and perhaps beefing up the suspension
>to S-6 standards.  Euro lights are NO problem on these cars...my wife's car
>has Euro's with H4 bulbs...
>Eh!  Voila!  V8 Avant!  Come to think of it, I know where there is a
>relatively high mile 100 Avant right now that is available for cheap
>dollars...but it appears in good shape.  Now, a 3.6 litre V8 shoved into
>that would be waaaaaaaaaaay cool, doncha think?

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