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RE: VW & Audi
FWIW, VW purchased Audi in 1968 with the passing of VW's second "father,"
Heinz Nordoff. The original* Golf was based on the 1970's vintage Audi 90
(Fox) and of course, the "VW" OHC four-banger is in fact an Audi design.
SO... in a manner of speaking, VWs are Audis--not vice versa!
*The prototypes for what became Golf had VW's Type IV boxer up front under
1987 5kSQ @170,000 and going strong!
formerly: 1975 100LS :-(
1980 Jetta 2dr--sold @340,000 :-)
1961, 1968, 1974 Bug
"It's oft' easier to get forgiven than it is to get permission!"
>>Date: Sun, 12 Nov 1995 18:47:43 -0800 (PST)
>>Subject: Re: VW + Audi
>>Actually, audis and vw's have always been closely tied together...