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Re: FS:1981 Audi GT Coupe

On 25 Jan 1995 glen.powell@smc.com wrote:

>   Is not the additional HP of the 5-cylinder with the OEM header (unlike
>   the Coupe GT's 5-cylinder) enough to overcome the weight penalty of the
>   4000Q Vs the 4000s? I'd be real surprised if a stock 4000s would out
>   accelerate or have a higher top-end Vs a stock 4000Q.....
>   Anyone still have a copy of the "Audi Performance Matrix" that listed HP,
>   weights, 1/4 mile times, etc?

I must admit, I am dealing with purely "seat of the pants" evaluations, 
but my pants said that the reduced weight coupled with hp numbers that 
are almost identical (+ - 10, 15hp), the S would out accelerate the q any 
day.  The top end of the q would certainly be better though.  The S is 
geared pretty low (85-87 models w/close ratio), but it gets there pretty 
well.  I have acheived a top speed of around 110-115, but don't have a 
lot of stright stretches.  I don't have much more room on my license for 
points either...
			---87 4000S, 1.8L
P.S.  Anyone have graphs of the output at various rpm's for the -5?  The 
1.8L-4 would be pretty easy to obtain baseline figures, as it is VERY 
similar to a GTi motor.