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Re: urQ vs 944T

   A recent thread compared the urQ to the 944T, and it was claimed that the
   944T was much faster.  I feel obliged to defend the honor of the urQ (not
   that I'm at all biased, of course).

   What Car did a comparison test a few years ago, and it is reprinted in the
   Brooklands "Audi Quattro Gold Portfolio" (pg 116).  The Audi tested faster
   in acceleration from 0 to the lower speeds, with the Porshe edging it out
   starting at about 0 to 60.  In the overall choice, What Car gave the nod to
   the Quattro, which at that time (9/86) was an older model.

I find it hard (very hard) to believe a stock (US-spec) UrQ could ever
touch a stock 944T "off the line" (at least, without resorting to $50-
launches [you know, where you burn off $50's worth of clutch with each
pass]). On dry pavement, etc. etc. 

Stock (US-spec) UrQ's are trounced by clapped-out Nissan pickups "off
the line"! Hell, a turtle on crutches will beat a stock UrQ off the line.