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Audi W engine, not the first!
In message <email@example.com> Kwattro@aol.com writes:
> Turns out that the W engine was designed not by audi at all, and it is
> nothing new. Guess who designed the W engine? Ferdinand Porsche, way back
> in 1912. 3 rows of cylinders on a single crank. Right here in print.
Go to Porsche Weissach, if they'll let you in. I used to call on them
regularly in the early and mid 1980s.
You'd see vehicles from _every_ manufacturer under the sun on test - some on
behalf of the manufacturer itself, and some being analysed for competitors.
Porsche will (and do) perform technical work for _anybody_. They always have,
and they always will. And, of course, the _original_ Volkswagen was designed
by Porsche. The RS2 is a more recent example of an essentially Porsche-engined
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club