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Re: Audi V12
In a message dated 96-08-20 Shaun Mullen wrote:
>generally than a V12 specifically. The 12-cylinder programs at Mercedes
>and BMW hang on by the thinnest of threads. The trend (and, yes, they
>change all the time in the motorcar biz, which makes it so fascinating for
>we pauper voyeurs) is toward more honk from fewer cylinders. Hope I'm
>wrong . . .
Well maybe... The article was titled "A new V12 for Mercedes". Apparently
Mercedes has approved a new V12 for the next S-class lineup (1998) to improve
fuel economy and emissions. This engine will not be part of their new
modular engine line, supposedly. The article goes on to say that a
supercharged 4.3 V-8 was tested as an alternative.
87 cgt 2.3