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Re: Audi stuff in "Automobile"

The Audi normally aspirated 20Valve 4 cylinder (125hp) is disappointing
compared, for example, to the Acura 1.7 liter (170hp).  Five valves per
cylinder is a landmark event for production, but variable valve timing (as in
the Acura and BMW M3) seems to the the next logical technological step for
multi-valve engines.  

I love my Audi, but they seem to spend their R & D dollars like a drunken