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Re: High Speed driving
>While driving my 1990 Audi 100 (5 cyl) for some time on the highway
>I noticed something quite interesting.
>Initially while I was sometimes going just over 75 mph the Audi seemed
>to be quite slow and required considerable pedal effort and I had to press
>the accelerator quite a lot. However, after driving at about 75 mph
>for a couple of mins, it seemed to now do 80 + mph quite easily.
>In fact, even 90 mph did not require the accelerator to be depressed
>I have observed this several times since. Is this my imagination ?
>Also, the accelerator pedal *definately* seems to have two modes.
>After pressing it some, it becomes decidedly harder, and when I press
>it beyond this wall, the engine pulls quite strongly too. Any
Maybe this is evidence of the fact that where Audi designers, production
people, and managers live 80 mph is not considered "high speed" driving. 80
mph in Germany is the speed you slow down to in heavy rain!